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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by eezy, Aug 2, 2005.

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  1. eezy

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    what is procedure and commands to wipe all data from harddrive? the currently installed os is windows 2000. its so badly infected with trojans( thanks kids!) that i am going to start anew and put better access limits on it.(take that guys). already have downloaded all data i want to keep and will be scanning it( before installing) with avast and other goodies i've downloaded.

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  2. sy2

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    What OS will you be installing on the formatted drive?

    If it's XP, you just put in the CD and reboot. The XP install will come up and one of the options will be to wipe the current partition and reinstall Windows. If you're reinstalling 2000, I'm not sure what the procedure is as I've never used it before, although I would guess that it'd be similar to XP.
     
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