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Old 12-20-2006, 06:46 PM   #1
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Default Help formatting C drive (and one final call for assistance)

OK, firstly, thanks for the assitance with my threat here http://www.computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=48709. I'd like to make a final, last gasp, plea for assistance. Apologies for repeating this threat, but desperate time call for desperate measures.

Anyway, if I do have to format the C drive, I won't be able to do this as I cannot acces the XP CD (as the above threat states).

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well, if you still have your windows xp cd you can enter the recovery consol by pressing "R" before it starts the installation, and then type "format c:"
How else can I format my C drive.

Thanks.....
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Old 12-20-2006, 07:15 PM   #2
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You can make or buy a boot disk and then once its booted format it from the command prompt(format c.
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you can make a bootdisk at this site

www.bootdisk.com

get into your BIOS and set your boot order to A:\ first

and boot to it

then type *format C:\*
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you can make a bootdisk at this site

www.bootdisk.com

get into your BIOS and set your boot order to A:\ first

and boot to it

then type *format C:\*
yes, bootdisks are you second best option. I would recomend using one.
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