How do I wipe my hard drive

  felix11 17:31 18 Jun 2005

Could anyone please advise me how to clear my hard drive and re-install windows xp. I am currently running xp but still have win 98 and lots of unwanted stuff on hard drive. Many thanks.

  alltime 17:35 18 Jun 2005

Felix Try this

click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:45 18 Jun 2005
  swapper 17:46 18 Jun 2005


  Strawballs 18:14 18 Jun 2005

XP could not be simpler just reboot follow instructions to enter setup to enter bios then set it to boot from cd rom first then put your XP disk in and reboot and follow instructions

  johnnyrocker 18:42 18 Jun 2005

right click my computer disk manager and proceed from there if xp


  BEN MARSHALL 20:08 18 Jun 2005

1) Acquire a full Windows XP CD.
2) Edit the BIOS to boot from CD:
press either depending on PC "Delete" "Esc" "F2"
once you have entered the BIOS in the boot settings set CD ROM as first devise Hard drive second Floppy third. press F10 to save changes Yes/OK

3)insert your windows XP Full version cdrom and reboot.

4) Press any key to boot from CD....

5)Let windows drivers load this will be in a DOSS like format.

6) delete the partitions and original drive.

7)press enter for clean install

8) wait and be patient... follow on screen prompts...Install successful!!

PS. to acquire a windows Xp CD you will have to borrow one or buy some hardware e.g. RAM or a Hard Disk Drive Windows Full Version May Cost over £100,

for help feel free to add me to Ur msn contact list [email protected]

  BEN MARSHALL 20:11 18 Jun 2005

When asked what file format to do its NTFS Quick format

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