Windows 2k Format Problem

  recap 15:28 15 Jan 2006

I recently formatted a Window 2000 machine for one of my son's. Installed the very basic program's (MS Word) for him, one game Championship Manager and Nero software.

I went to visit him yesterday to find that the previous installation had returned. With some information 2 years old that had been wiped previously.

This stumped me as I have done this type of formatting hundred's of times before and this has never happened.

There was only 255Mb of space left on the HD. Before I go and do a low level format of the machine, I was wondering if any body has any ideas as to why this has happened?


  PC Bilbo 18:06 15 Jan 2006

Did you delete the old partition?

You can always do a low level erase of your hard drive with a free Microsoft certified utility
from click here

  recap 18:53 15 Jan 2006

Thanks PC Bilbo, I did delete the old partition. Before I isntalled the software I checked to see how much space there was. I have a low level format disc that I have used for a while now.

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