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Windows 7: Reformat Windows 7 without CD?

30 Aug 2010   #1
iBaked Muffinz

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Reformat Windows 7 without CD?

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30 Aug 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

You cannot format if you have no disc. If you did you would no longer have anything on the hard drive. And remove your email or you will get so much spam you will not know that to do.

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17 Apr 2011   #3
Mickmac

Windows 7
 
 
Reformat without a disk

You can if the recovery data is in the "D" drive
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17 Apr 2011   #4
biggles1000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

If you want to format your hard drive completely, you could boot into a puppy linux live cd and use gparted. then select 'new partition table' and it will wipe everything.
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