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#1 HJT Noob

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 01:29 PM

Hi, I've been working on a computer that has had a lot of recent issues with its hard drive, and I'm getting tired of trying to fix it with the computer utilities. Could I have a link to instructions on how to completely reset my hard drive, erasing everything on it? The computer is a Dimension 8250 and doesn't have a warrantee any longer, nor does it have anything valuable on it, although I could easily transfer the few remaining files that I would like to keep onto another computer. I also have the XP boot disc, so I should be ready to do this. Thks.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 02:23 PM

Hi :thumbsup:.

If "reset" means delete everything...

You can just use the XP CD...to delete everything on any drive, before creating a new partition/formatting/installing XP.

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 03:25 PM

Ok, thanks.




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