how do i wipe pc and start again ??

  DrLector 09:24 16 May 2004
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my dads pc is full of virus's its slow,and a pain to use, so i thort id wipe it all and start again,but, iv never done this befor and im a bit consernd of doing some damage,i no i have to save all the docs onto disk,but is there any online gides on how to do this
thanks.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:31 16 May 2004

click here

click here

some good guides.

  weedode 09:32 16 May 2004

Its not painful. But you have to have all the Programme discs / cd's to hand before you think of reformatting the hard drive and reloading an Operating System and other software.

  Smocked 11:17 16 May 2004

Do you have the operating system disk? My old pc only had a restore disk so i had to use that to wipe everything. Make sure you have it before you do anything with boot disks and such.

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