Formatting the Hard Drive

By Starsky303
Dec 22, 2007
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  1. Hi all,

    I'm about to install Windows Vista x64 on a computer which had XP previously installed on it. Only problem is that when I put the Vista CD in, go through the install process and come up to the formatting bit, it won't let me.

    How can I simply format the whole hard drive? It used to be so easy to boot into dos and do it from there.

    Sorry if the answer's blatantly infront of me but I could really use some help!
    Many thanks!
  2. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 2,048   +8

  3. Starsky303

    Starsky303 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 70

    'Brute force'. I like it!
    Have managed to format the c: using the old xp cd! Thanks for your help.
  4. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 2,048   +8

    Cool scene

    Cool scene.

    Do post again at Techspot.

    :)
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