Just a refresher on fdisk

  Confab 14:13 23 May 2003
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Tonight when I get home I'll be reformating my hard drive.(what started off as a very small problem at 6 O'clock last night has now ended up with me having to re-format my hard drive after only just being able to salvage the last 6 months un-backed up data!!)


I'm ok with the format C bit but I remember that when I did this before I also typed fdisk/mbr or something like that anyway. Could you remind me what I did and why would I have done this.

Thanks in advance.

Amber

  Legolas 14:43 23 May 2003

I have formatted often using format c: but I have never used fdisk/mbr I do not thing it is nessecary unless you have corrupt MBR click here

  MartinT-B 14:44 23 May 2003

click here

for an Fdisk or Foram walkthru/tutorial

  Legolas 14:45 23 May 2003

nessecary should read necessary doh..

  MartinT-B 14:46 23 May 2003

foram = format Doh!

  Confab 15:04 23 May 2003

Legolas Thanks - I'll think I'll leave the MBR bit alone.

MartinT-B - I've printed the page and I just hope all goes well with the re-format.

Thanks

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