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HDD Reformatting I have one Harddisk drive and divided it into two drives (C: and E:). It was affected with viruses, so I scanned it with AVG 8. Spybot and SpywareDoctor and I removed all viruses, but after that, some components of my windows XP Pro SP3 was gone and hanging/freezing sometimes. Is there any posibility to reformat the drive C: only (coz there is alot of data in my drive E:) and reinstall my Windows XP Pro SP3? or any solution easiest than this plan?

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Hi there, When reinstalling windows xp choose the c partition for windows setup, then during the installation steps, a choice to format the partion you want to install windows on it will be prompted to you. Choose format only this C: partition (quick format to keep the disk healthy for a longer life) and leave the E: partition safe. Let me know if it works! Regards.

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Why not reinstall sp3 again for windows xp if it freezes then it might be looking for files that don't exist anymore. If the virus attatched itself to your files they may have been removed when you ran your virus software. you don't need to format to reload windows. Just simply do a clean reinstall on C drive.

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