How To Completly Cleanout Your Hdd?

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  1. refr3sh

    refr3sh Well-Known Member

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    well i wanted to completly delete everything on my hardisks and start everything fresh again. i tried to reinstall windows but all that did was unintall everything which is quite useless for me. so how would i do this so i have a fresh new comp and what things do i need to preapre? i already have all the drivers and such basic prgrams like msn and firefox backedup, but by cleaning out everything what else do i need to look for and how would i do this?

    thanx alot guys!!
     
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    reboot your pc and stick you disc in straight away. then boot from the windows disc and you can then reformat.
     
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    The fastest way to Format is Partionmagic 8.5 It also makes a copy of your good files so when you format you can put your games back on? Just a thought. :P
     
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    Use "Low Level Format" if you really want it to be like new.
     
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    IMP, that's kinda risky, you could mess up your hdd that way... just a simple format will get rid of everything on your hdd.
     
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    :lol:

    that will also mess up your hard drive...
     
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    Well, if you have the FBI at your door, That will be the best why to fix your HDD! With a Megnet. ;( ;(
     
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    thx for posting those things guys i wanted to format my hdd for a long time
     
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    JUST----INGGOOGLEIT.COM ;)
     
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    why do people post these difficult ways to format? They all do the same thing, just BOOT from the xp disc and you can format.
     
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    Yep, and if you used google there was no need for a thread. :P
     
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    we are here to help people, no? even if google can fix your problem, we are here to help, no matter what.

    so help already... saying 'search on google' is not helping..
     

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