format C help

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  1. iceni60

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    hi, i want to format and completely reinstall XP from the CD. ive taken a picture where it says fomat C - can i click it and the C drive will be wiped? thanks
     

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  2. nick s

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    Hi iceni60,

    No. You should format it after booting from the XP CD. If you try it from that menu option, you will get an error message.

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  3. TheQuest

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    Hi, icenti60

    No you can not format the OS Partition, as it will say it is in use.

    You can do it all with the Installation OS-CD.

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
  4. iceni60

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    OK thanks. i'll probably do it now. this is the first time in ages that ive been tired at 8 O'clock. and i need to stay awake for 2-3 hours :rolleyes: thanks. :)
     
  5. TheQuest

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    Hi, nick s

    Sorry was I typing, as you was posting. [I am a very slow at typing :)]

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
  6. nick s

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    No problem, happens to me too :).
     
  7. iceni60

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    thanks, NIck. im so tired i thought both posts where by TheQuest. i made a copy of my C drive that i was going to keep. but i think i'll delete them both (C&D drives) and make two partitions during the install. thanks for the help.
     
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    Hi, iventi60

    Your right, is is not the reformatting and Installation that take the time, but or the software and updates.

    Good luck with your nice clean system for 2005.

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
  9. iceni60

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    thanks, i'll go and do it now. then i might go to the show us your desktop thread :D thanks for the help.

    every time you write iceni60 the spelling gets worse and worse :D
     
  10. TheQuest

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    Hi, iceni60

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    Very Sorry about that iceni60, Very :oops: .

    I just can not understand how I did that in each post. :doubt:

    Please accept my apologizes.

    Take Care,
    TheQuest :cool:
     
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