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Old 01-01-2006, 12:49 PM   #1
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just wondering how to format my hard drive outside of windows or better yet if anyone has come across a program called spy sheriff which...basically makes your computer unusable any information on how to get rid of it would be greatly appriciated
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Old 01-01-2006, 12:55 PM   #2
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Default Re: bah :(

Download an ISO disk of knoppix (takes about an hour on cable modem), burn it to a CD, boot up with it, and you should be in the knoppix OS (it's really nice ). Then run the formatting utilities in that.

It's a little bit more than you really need as you could just download a floppy bootable copy of cfdisk and do it there; i just think its useful to have a copy of knoppix around at all times
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In DOS you can type format c: (or what ever letter ur drive is)
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