re-install

By mfm1200
Jan 25, 2004
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  1. just used the xp disk setup to re-install winxp.
    I did not partition and format, just used the current partitions.
    the setup program just deleted the old win xp and re-installed.
    now i noticed the used space on the c: drive is about 11gb.
    this should only be around 8gb for win xp,(yes???)
    i also noticed an ATI program. so i guess windows just deleted the winxp files and left everything else.
    i just wanted a clean install.
    so does it mean i will have to go back to basics and delete the old partitions and to create new ones to format so i can get rid of all the junk.
    thanks.
    mfm
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,745

    You should be able to just format your C: drive and re-install windows to that one. The other partitions aren't necessary because they shouldn't have any XP files on them. So if you put in your disc and run through the setup, you can format your C: drive and install windows there.
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