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How cai i reformat my sony vaio laptop e series

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  • Tony Rose
    Tony Rose Jul 05, 2010

    Not sure exactly what you want to do, it it reinstall windows os?

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Easiest way is to use the disk that came with it. Or you can get any windows disk and boot from the disk then reformat. A windows XP disk will allow you to format the drive without an install if that is what your interested in doing.

You can also get a disk from here: http://www.dban.org/ which will completely wipe all data from your hard drive and make it unrecoverable.

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

  • giel_24
    giel_24 Dec 12, 2012

    hi! it's good to know there's a cd that comes with it,coz one of my frnds was able to buy a sony vaio e series, and whe it needs to be reformatted she can't find the cd,and when she went back to the store, the technician told her, it doesn't a cd, it has a built-in driver hahaha dumb technician...

  • Lynne Dec 01, 2016

    They used to.. but I haven't bought one in years. I gave all types of ways to fix the issue. I think your comment is unnecessary and rude. Mean girls suck... thats you giel_24 - get a life.

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