Reformatting A Hard Drive!

  MarkoMedic 20:02 06 Feb 2003

I need help on reformatting a hard drive as I haven't done it before! Brother-in-law has aquired 2nd hand PC. Keeps crashing at the moment.
Using Win98SE as O/S. Is there a fairly easy way to reformat and start again with a relatively clean disk???

Any help gratefully received.

  spikeychris 20:05 06 Feb 2003

click here for all the information you need.


  Kegger 20:07 06 Feb 2003

you need aboot disc, after you start the PC from the boot disk it will leave you at a: prompt type 'formet c' without quotation marks, it will warn you that you will lose all data ondrive C say yes and it will start say no and it will close, after formatting it will then ask you to select enter. reboot PC with boot disk in add cdrom of operating system this time from prompt type 'setup' and it will re-install operating system

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:15 07 Feb 2003

click here is an easy to follow site.


  pj123 13:23 07 Feb 2003

to make it easy for you, email me your address and I will send you a floppy disk and full instructions.

  MarkoMedic 18:22 07 Feb 2003

Thanks for the responses. I have now managed to reformat a hard drive!! Not bad for a techno-novice!!!!

  Ben Avery 18:45 07 Feb 2003

Don't forget to resolve the thread!

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