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What does it mean to 'Flatten & rebuild' a machine?
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Should mean to fully uninstall applications , OS , Format the machine and install everything again from Scratch

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Or just format the machine without trying to remove the software.

Most times this is an option when the machine is in too bad a shaped or would take too long to try to recover or repair.

Format then a clean re-installion can sometimes be the fastest way to repair a machine.
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