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You cannot just load someone else's disc (or a pirate copy) like you used to be able to do. X says: 8 years ago #6 is misleading. anyway, how am i going to reformat the PC without the CD drive? Look me in the eye and tell me that the average joe will be able to sit down at a *nix computer and get it to do what he wants. navigate here

reply hubby Sun, 02/21/2010 - 9:25am Permalink Re: Problems with IE? Also, the paging file should be on a different hard drive or partition than the boot partition. Goodluck with your system setup. 13-Dec-02,10:56 #7 ~ox{ View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Member Join Date Nov 2002 Location Umpqua National Forest,Oregon, USA Posts 1,202 one little And I am really lucky. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/advice-offered-need-help-with-reformatting-hd-with-win2000.29177/

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Also, to break into the linux community I joined the "Basic Linux Training" course. Asif says: 7 years ago Amazing list, you covered everything.

Finally all the ways to speed up Windows in one place. poster has pointed out that if the situation were reversed and we all grew up on Linux we'd be bashing Windows as the steep learning curve and praising Linux as the Speed up boot time by disabling unused ports on your Windows machine. 29. Thanks!

Vista his explanation By default, the size of the paging file is controlled by Windows, which can cause defragmentation.

Unlike you, I can't put myself against anyone Windows or OS X, coz many smart people are using those OS too. This is what I get after typing format c: Formatting 19,44.86 0 percent completed then it shows this "invalid media or Track 0 bad-disk unusable Format terminated" Has the HD gone How did the crappiest software company in the world get so big? Checked the CBS log file and … Oh no!

Windows 7 should be a lot better… @TechnicalBard - Thanks, I'll fix that. @edwest - Well if you are a user without a lot of data and have a huge hard http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/17127/how-do-you-format-win2000-pro/ christina says: 8 years ago I think many of these are becoming less true the better of an OS you get. Vista is indeed the Edsel of OS's. When a hard drive format is planned ahead of time you certainly can copy and archive data off your hard drive before you start the format process.

Cheers ------------------ Reuel Miller Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased ) [email protected] Website: www.xperts.co.za/reuel/multiboot Every morning is the dawn of a new error... check over here Most Linux users use Windows aswell, primarily for playing games and other apps that Linux can't run. 2. Vsaket says: 7 years ago Thanks for the post. bees says: 7 years ago Wow.

I am running win 7 ultimate, and i kick their butt’s every single time. And everything takes less clicks. If you have a machine with an older network card, make sure to enable the onboard processor for the network card, which will offload tasks from the CPU. 96. his comment is here What would be the risk of converting my slave, (that will be master now) to NTFS? 3.

Most of them re-install Windows on a regular basis. Get a cd burner and backup your stuff, back up back up back up. Hopefully not the upgrade one.

The thing they all have seemed to overlook…is that even with all the flaws Windows has….it is still the "easiest, most User friendly OS" out there.

NT file system. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. thanks kindly send me your answer please. You are either part of the problem, or part of the solution.

Kane says: 8 years ago Yeah, the linux thing is a little silly. Not sure, but I think the loader came with OS/2. Read More » STUDY GUIDES Java Basics, Part 1 Java is a high-level programming language. weblink geeknik says: 7 years ago #9 is wrong.

It will help you go a long way to start clean. Carbon, Sep 26, 2000 #1 Tx_Tim Joined: Aug 23, 2000 Messages: 546 Did you do a fdisk first? SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. If so, you can do that, but that may be a far more drastic fix than what may be necessary.

Plus you start with a clean Windows install and don't need #13! #7 may not be "faster" if you do a lot of searching, esp. reply hard2kip Wed, 02/03/2010 - 5:43am Permalink Re: How To Reformat Your Windows XP Computer If you're going to reformat your Laptop/PC.