HELP me reinstall WinXP

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by efeezee, Sep 27, 2003.

  1. efeezee

    efeezee Guest

    Ok, I want to do a fresh install of WinXP Pro, and it is giving me headaches. I want to wipe the disk clean before installing it, so I can get back to a clean slate, install my standard apps, and image my drive so this is easier in the future.

    I choose Clean install, but I am never able to figure out how to wipe C: clean before I install.

    Please help, I am clueless on this, thanks!!
  2. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

    Pacific Northwest
    You could boot off the Windows XP cd. It has formatting utilities built-in.
  3. RogerPhillis

    RogerPhillis Guest

    After booting with XP Cd, when your C Drive is highlited, choose delete partition,choose "L" afterwards if prompted,
    Create partition,then format via Fat 32, Fat 32 quick,or NTFS, NTFS quick.
    Suggest the latter
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

    New York City
  5. efeezee

    efeezee Guest

    thanks all, got it!