[internetworkers] Wiping an OS off a PC
scmorris at ifndef.com
Wed Sep 4 16:32:27 EDT 2002
if you have a dos boot floppy with fdisk on it, fdisk /mbr
if not i wouldn't worry about it.
during the linux install and winders you'll be partitioning and
Scott Morris scmorris at ifndef.com
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On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Austin, Roger D. wrote:
> I would consider purchasing a new hard drive for $100 and
> starting with a fresh machine. The advantage is that if you screw up
> you can always go back.
> Don't want to spend $100? Fdisk and reformat probably will do the
> trick. Enjoy the adventure. Roger (in RTP)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kate Johnson [mailto:johnk at ils.unc.edu]
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 4:16 PM
> > What is the cleanest and most efficient way to wipe a OS off a PC and
> > ready it for another OS install? Tips and pointers to info would be
> > appreciated.
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