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Can i reboot my amd athlon xp 1700 so i will have a cmpletly clean and new hard drive computer without the disc

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You need to be running some low-level platform to format the hard drive. The Windows Setup lets you deleted an existing partition to start out fresh with a new raw partition that can then be formatted prior to the installation of Windows.

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If you mean restore your PC to the factory defaults. If you get the PC without any CD drivers, and there is an operating system code on back lists, so it have a restore partition on drive D:, after restarting the pc press the letter F(x) "may be F12, that written at start up telling you for Ex. “press F12 to start recovery console" then press it and falow the wizard.
!!!!! Attention: this Presses may delete all your files from your PC, make back up of your files first."

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You'll need the cd if you want to reinstall your operating system. Try system restore and see how far back you can restore it.

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