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How do i Reformat my computer and what happens exactly when I do that? Is everything wiped off including Internet explorer?

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When you reformat your computer you are basiclly deleting everything...from the Operating System (Windows ) to all your files and programs......there will be nothing on the hard drive when you are done.

To reformat simply insert the disc , and run through the Windows setup......below is a step bystep guide with pictures to make the process less confusing for you:
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_sg_clean.asp

Make sure you back u peverything on your computer before doing this! if you have any personal pictures/music/files/e-mails you definitly want to save them to a cd or USB flash drive before starting this!

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

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