format

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by cruzinmatrix, May 23, 2002.

  1. cruzinmatrix

    cruzinmatrix Guest

    how do you completly format xp pro i keep reninstalling a new copy but when im done i still have all my old programs left

    thxs :)
     
  2. Iceman

    Iceman Moderator

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    Choose new install, not upgrade.
     
  3. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    Go into your PCs BIOS and set the boot device to your CD-ROM drive.

    Slap ya XP CD in the drive and reboot, when XP starts installing pick install, then choose to reformat.

    Bobs ya uncle.. you get a fresh install of XP strangely enough! :D
     
  4. cruzinmatrix

    cruzinmatrix Guest

    got it formating finally thxs for the help