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  • David Preston
    David Preston May 11, 2010

    Nirmy I can certainly help you with your problem I just need a bit more information.



    First what is the manufacturer and model number of your laptop?



    Do you have an operating system disc (Full OS, not an upgrade) and if so what Operating system is it (Formating Utilities vary from OS to OS)



    In the mean time if you have ANY files still on the system that you REALLY need and cant be replaced, and if you can get the PC to boot up fully. Then back up these files onto a USB flash drive or external hard drive (Once they are backed up, BEFORE you open any of them scan them with a trusted antivirus program) or you may risk reinfecting your clean system



    Looking forward to helping you further

    Dave

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For this you need to have a bootable cd. boot from that and run the command FORMAT.

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