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Reformating ASUS f3f series laptop from Bios

Hi, I have been searching for instructions on how to reformat harddrive from bios on the stated model. I know it can be done as a mate did it previously on same machine - he said it was simple task and drive rebooted in its original state. i cant get in contact with Friend today and need this task completed today. If anyone online can supply me with step by step instructions i would be very grateful.

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  • mail798 Jan 30, 2009

    want to whip machine and reboot it - very simple - I dont have recovery disks so thought may be able to do this thru dos or bios

    hope this is more clear

  • Randall  Trahan
    Randall Trahan May 11, 2010

    Your teminlogy is confusing. You can't reformat from BIOS unless your reformat definition is different from standard procedures. Tell me exactly what you want to do with no computer terms and if I can't help I can find someone who can.


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