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Formating a NTFS HD

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by DaveSS, Jan 11, 2003.

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  1. DaveSS

    DaveSS Thread Starter

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    Folks, I'm ridding a Test PC of Server 2000 and would like to wipe the disk clean to allow for a fresh installation of a basic ME or XP OS. I only know Fdisk. Which doesn't seem to work, as it's in NTFS format. Is there another way to quickly erase the disk?

    Maybe Partition Magic? ( it always messes up by disks anyway?!!!)
     
  2. $teve

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    just boot up with the xp cd and you can choose to format and newly install xp.
    i wouldnt bother with ME,its a buggy pile of $4!t;)
     
  3. DaveSS

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    Erm, This is a work thing, and Licenses are required so ME is the choice. Besides, never had a prob with it.

    Prob is Nothing seems to want to wipe Server 2000 of the disk?!
     
  4. theporg

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    Having been in a similar situation I booted using the ME CD Rom and was given the option to delete a non fat32 partition?
     
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