Uninstalling Windows XP

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by ljc1174, Dec 9, 2004.

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  1. ljc1174

    ljc1174 Registered Member

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    Microsoft has directions for removing Windows XP...does this mean that the hard drive gets wiped clean, as if writing zero's to the drive?

    thnx for any imput!

    ~lori
     
  2. Paul Wilders

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    No - it won't zero anything. You'll have to use specific software for doing so.

    regards.

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    Thank you mucho!!!

    ~Lori
     
  5. Jimbob1989

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    If you want to 'Zero' your hardrive so that no information can be recovered, you may want to look into programs such as 'Eraser'.

    Jimbob
     
  6. Don Pelotas

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    If you want to be sure that your harddrive is erased, then a program like Killdisk is a possibillity, run it either from a floppy or cd and there is a free version. :)
     
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