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Need to reformat HDD not concerned about reinstalling an OS

Posted on 2004-09-24
Last Modified: 2010-04-26
Owner of PC is deceased - parents want to get rid of PC but wipe everything. PC is password protected. They can't tell me what Windows OS was on it. Is there an easy way to reformat the HDD?
Question by:yic01
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knollbert earned 200 total points
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yic01 I would suggest
use a boot disk from
then fdisk
format c:
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Pete Long earned 300 total points
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full instruction on my website


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Thank you.
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by:Pete Long
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