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    Senior Member supersi's Avatar
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    Default cd rom based disk format program recommendations?

    I need to reformat my C:
    I'm trying to kill the Vista OS I was running but it has messed with the master boot record or something and the reinstall of XP pro I did after setup says 'Disk Boot Failure'.
    Can anyone recommend a good partition management program which creates a bootable cd-rom? I don't have a floppy drive.

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    Default Re: cd rom based disk format program recommendations?

    Did you format first? You can wipe the partitons and create new ones from the XP Cd.

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    Default Re: cd rom based disk format program recommendations?

    You can wipe the HD using Darik's Boot and Nuke. Ive used it to wipe HDs prior to selling the PC. Apparently fills whole the hard disk with 0's, so no data remains.
    "I would tell you a UDP joke but you might not get it."

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    Default Re: cd rom based disk format program recommendations?

    Gparted on any live linux cd will work too.

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