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Old 05-13-2005, 12:38 PM   #1
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well basically i wanna format my hard drive but when i go to format it it says 'please close any explorer windows' and i have none open, is there a way to do it without windows?

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Old 05-13-2005, 01:04 PM   #2
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Yeah. You running from Windows XP? or from another windows?

If you have Windows XP, simply place the cd in at startup and it'll load up and format before re-installing Windows.

You won't be able to format your hard drive while windows is running.

I hope this helps.

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Are you wanting to format c drive or a secondary drive such as D or E drive. if its your main drive then Kage is right he usualy is he knows his stuff. but if its a slave drive then you should be able to do a format from within windows
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