Re: How to Format IDE HD

Re: How to Format IDE HD

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Posted by colin on August 20, 2000 at 20:17:07:

In Reply to: How to Format IDE HD posted by Errol De Silva on August 19, 2000 at 12:07:51:

1) make a start up disk first,go to add\remove programs (in control panel) select the tab at the top for start up, with a disk in drive A:\ click ok.
2) press the reset button on the pc,it will read the floppy and leave you with an A:> prompt
3) after the prompt type, format C:(unless the drive is a different letter)
4) if you want to boot from that drive put /s after format C: to copy the system files.

your drive is now blank, ready for a new OS

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