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Reformmating Windows Vista??

by feignfeign / December 1, 2009 4:22 AM PST

If i completely reformat Windows Vista, everything will be erased including the installation for the mobo, correct? Than that would mean i would have a blank computer with nothing except for an OS installed. But that does not make sense to me. From what i remember, i had to install the mobo first, before installing the OS. So how is that possible?

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Re: reformatting
by Kees Bakker / December 1, 2009 4:25 AM PST

YOu don't reformat an OS, you reformat a partition on the hard disk. And then it's empty.

If you want to install an OS on it, go ahead. Vista (like XP) supports formatting as a first step of the setup, so it's easy (and best) to combine the format and the install.
Then install all drivers, starting with the motherboard drivers. Your memory is wrong.


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