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« on: May 23, 2003, 02:21:51 AM »

PLEASE SUPPLY RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Operating System Version:XP Pro
Problem Application Name & Version:XP Pro
Problem Hardware Make & Model:
Error Messages:I want to format my hard drive but I have a computer that I bought the parts for and it didn't come with a boot disk. I made one, but it won't work; also I have two windows xp proffesional installed on my computer. >:(When I restart with my boot disk in, an options menu comes up and I can choose from xp pro, and xp pro.

I have no idea what to do and I really need to format!

any help is appreciated greatly8)



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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2003, 01:10:32 PM »

Hi,

Boot off the WinXP cd and during setup you will have the option to delete the existing partition(s) and recreate it(them).

Please note that removing a partition will completely erase the drive, therefore make a backup of all your important files before doing this.
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