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how do I reformat my hard drive

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how do i reformat my hard drive
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To reformat your hard disk, restart your computer.  When it says "Starting Windows 95..." press F8.  After it gets to the C:\> type: format C:

Why do you want to reformat your hard drive anyway?
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thresher_shark,
How do you know he can boot to the hard drive?
How do you know he has Win95?
To save confusion, answers like that are better submitted as a comment.

chicogo,
You will need at a valid partition on the hard drive in question.
Boot using a system floppy and execute the operating system's format command.
Let me know if you need more details.

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Ralph
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Yes you're right, I do need to think about the answer more before I submit it.  It's too bad there isn't a withdraw answer option or something like that.

I'll try to be more careful in the future.
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No problem, thresher_shark.

Is any of this any help to you chicogo?

Ralph
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Hmm... At least autogrades don't show up on "Last 10 grades recieved!"
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