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#1 equinox55

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Posted 07 April 2005 - 09:40 PM

Questions About
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Internet Cookies Q. Do you really need to reformat your hard drive?

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Next, you'll want a boot disk. To make a boot disk for Windows ME fallow these steps: COMPLETELY GONE! RMEMBER - everthing past this point will erase everything on your C: drive! Backup anything important before doing this! Of course, do this at your own risk. 1.Click on "Start"
2."Settings"
3."Control Panel"
4.Double click on "Add/Remove Programs"
5.You will see tabs "Install/Uninstall," "Windows Setup" and "Startup Disk" click on "Startup Disk"
6.Insert one formatted 3 floppy
7.Then click on the "Create Disk"
8.You will be prompted to insert your Windows ME CD it probably came with your new computer system.
9.Then it will make a boot disk.
First you have to back up all the important data on your computer, to do this you have to ether, have a 3 1/2 floppy drive or a CD ROM drive with a burner installed. I personal like to burn to a CD because it can hold more than a 3 1/2 floppy. You have to back up anything that you cant live without this includes: pictures, songs that you paid for via the Internet, tax files, or any other files that you can't do with out. Don't backup games that you have on a CD already, because you can reinstall them again. Maybe do it twice because after you're done formatting the files

Next,
1.Shut your computer down place your boot disk into the computer's A: drive (the 3 drive) and turn the machine on. It will boot to an A: prompt screen.
2.If you're 100% sure all your files are safely backed up, type the line below at the A: prompt:
format C:
That's the word "format", a space, "C:", a space, and "/s" That tells the computer to format the C: drive as a bootable drive.
3.You will be asked to confirm, do so.
4.Fallow the on screen instructions.
5.And you're all set.


Reformat & Reinstalling Windows Millennium
Next.
*You'll have to install ever thing again: including
*Internet Connection
*Anti Virus
*Spy Ware Removal
*Text Editor
*CD Burner
*Web Explore
*Any Games You Have On CD
*Backed Up Files
3.You will be asked to confirm, do so.
4.Fallow the on screen instructions.
5.And you're all set.

is there any thing eles that should me added to this this is for a school class!

Edited by davisbaumung, 07 April 2005 - 10:26 PM.

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#2 equinox55

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Posted 07 April 2005 - 10:00 PM

It some of it dosent make sence then it was messed up in ms word but ya thanks to thoses who checkerd it out
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Posted 07 April 2005 - 10:11 PM

Next,
1.Shut your computer down place your boot disk into the computer's A: drive (the 3 drive) and turn the machine on. It will boot to an A: prompt screen.
2.If you're 100% sure all your files are safely backed up, type the line below at the A: prompt:
format C:
That's the word "format", a space, "C:", a space, and "/s" That tells the computer to format the C: drive as a bootable drive.
3.You will be asked to confirm, do so.
4.Fallow the on screen instructions.
5.And you're all set.


is that how you reformat??????
sorry it got meessed up
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Posted 07 April 2005 - 11:32 PM

See this:

http://www.cyberwalker.net/columns/sep00/210900.html

Regards,
John
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