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Formatting Hard Drive

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#1 DaveRichardson


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Posted 17 October 2004 - 07:39 AM

Please could someone help.....my daughters pc is playing up so bad, I think the only thing to do is to start afresh.....but she has no recovery disc.....could someone please let me know step by step how to format without the disc......I have a windows xp disc to boot from.....thank u.


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Posted 17 October 2004 - 11:09 AM

The XP install will format for you automatically. Just put the XP installation disc in your CD drive and reboot.

Edited by Simplicity, 17 October 2004 - 11:11 AM.

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Posted 17 October 2004 - 11:50 AM

HI Dave Try this site too www.mirrors.org/archived_software/www.bootdisk.com/original.htm ourwilly

Edited by ourwilly, 17 October 2004 - 12:23 PM.

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Posted 18 October 2004 - 02:48 AM

Hopefully you have a [full install] XP disc and not an upgrade disc. If ot is an upgrade disc, you will need another older OS disc to prove eligibility to use the upgrade...
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