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tshives26

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i have formatted my computer once....but i forgot how to do it....can someone give me the correct full way to completly format (wipe out everything).....thanks
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Howdy:

Simply boot your system with the XP cd in the cd-rom.. Xp (legit version) is self-booting.. From there, just follow the prompts..

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Get ahold of a windows 98 startup disk and put it in and boot to it. Then click yes to boot up with cdrom support. At the A prompt type in fdisk. Once into fdisk delete partition, nondos, and point it to the correct partition, then recreate a new one, make it active, and reboot to dos again, at the dos screen type format c:. Windows xp blows for formatting.
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Howdy:

Simply boot your system with the XP cd in the cd-rom..  Xp (legit version) is self-booting..  From there, just follow the prompts..

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i did.....it runs more of a restore than a format...i dont know what i did wrong
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When you boot up, watch the prompts.. One of them will be to remove all partitions.. Use that.. once that is done, you will get another prompt asking where you want to create your partition .. Again, use that..

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alright....i will do that tommorow and see what happens...thanks
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