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Naraku Kasai
29-05-2003, 10:01 PM
Is it still possible to format WinXP when the only CD for windows xp you have is the 'recovery' one the the PC Company supplies you with? Because I don't want to go find some formatting instructions, to find I have no windows xp cd thus causing myself a lot of trouble.
Any help will be appreciated.

robsonde
29-05-2003, 10:07 PM
you should be able to format the drive and the rebuild the system form the recovery CD.

back up anything you want to keep first.

Naraku Kasai
30-05-2003, 10:27 AM
thanks for that :)

tango
30-05-2003, 10:46 AM
yep, i've dione it.

can someone explain how that thing worked? for one of it's OS's microsoft made a hidden partition on the hard disk with the setup files or something?