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angel.a

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well, my pc is 4 months old. i wanted to know if by installing windows many times is a problem. i have installed windows 5 times in a period of 9 days due to some problems. will my hard disk crash? etc...
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Hello angel.a & Welcome to GTG !

Can format as much as you like... i believe you would be in-turn reducing the life of the hard drive only for the fact that you are writing to the drive so many amounts of time... i''m certain that only a certain amount of re-writing can be done , depending on the type of hard drive you have i guess

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Can I ask why are you installing windows 5 times in 9 days?
What problems are you having that you have to do this? We need to find the cause as this is not good. I have had my system for 6 years and due to major upgrades and OS updates gone wrong I have only formatted 4 times in that whole time.

We will need some more information
If this is a name brand system:
Make
Model
Operating System
Age of the computer
Memory Total
Hard Drive Size, How much free space



If this is custom then We will need the following:
The CPU brand and model
The Motherboard brand and model
Ram amount and speed
Cd\Dvd rom interface IDE/ SATA
Hard Drive size and free space
Any cards in PCI slots
Any software installed\updated and driver updates done just before problem started

All this will help in determining a course of action to best correct the problem you are experiencing.
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If you had to reinstall Windows 5 times on 4 months old computer, it's high time to take advantage of the warranty.
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I have to agree with broni 100%

take advantage of the warranty !

That is the reason why you have warranty...

Best of luck

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