quick format OR format

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by hadi, Jul 17, 2005.

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  1. hadi

    hadi Guest

    This prompt always appear when Installing from XP CD. Why the choice and what is the difference between the two. Thanks
     
  2. Notok

    Notok Registered Member

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    Quick format basically erases the 'table of contents', format overwrites everything. Doing a full format is worth the time, I've rarely had a good install of Windows with a 'quick format'.
     
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    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=302686
     
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    Somehow, quick-formatting a FAT32 hard disk never gave me a good installation of Windows. NTFS seems fine :)
     
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