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Wiping C: Drive / Reinstalling Windows?



 
 
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Old July 9th 04, 03:12 AM
bill rigsby
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Default Wiping C: Drive / Reinstalling Windows?


It has been suggested that I wipe (format)the C: Drive and
reinstall windows, my question is if I format the hard
drive and restart the computer using the start floppy will
the CD drive work allowing me to reinstall windows?


Bill
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Old July 9th 04, 06:42 AM
Noel Paton
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Default Wiping C: Drive / Reinstalling Windows?

Yes - providing you have the correct floppy!
either create one from Add/Remove Programs|Startup disk, or download the
diskmaker from www.bootdisk.com (get the OEM one for ME) and use that to
create the disk - then test it BEFORE formatting the drive.

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"bill rigsby" wrote in message
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It has been suggested that I wipe (format)the C: Drive and
reinstall windows, my question is if I format the hard
drive and restart the computer using the start floppy will
the CD drive work allowing me to reinstall windows?


Bill



 




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