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Will this delete my files?


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#1 Iamazn

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 09:40 PM

"d:\i386\winnt32.exe /cmdcons"
I found that on google. I have a few questions
-Do I use this when I have my Reformatting disk in the drive?
-When I use this, will it delete/remove my current files?

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 10:05 PM

"d:\i386\winnt32.exe /cmdcons"
I found that on google. I have a few questions
-Do I use this when I have my Reformatting disk in the drive?
-When I use this, will it delete/remove my current files?


Official information is located here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307654

When you say "reformatting disk," I'm assuming you are referring to the Windows install CD.

This command should be safe as far as I can tell. I tried to test it myself, but I got the message "Setup cannot continue because the version of Windows on your computer is newer than the version on the CD." You apparently have to have a CD that matches the service pack installed on the sytem. (i.e. if you have Windows XP Service Pack 3, you need a Windows XP Service Pack 3 install CD.)
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