Windows reinstallation query

By lolabj65
Aug 29, 2006
  1. i completely screwed my laptop up. some how i messed up the partition and now i cant reload my OS disk. what can i do to completely wipe out my hard drive it i cant boot windows?
  2. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    If you got some kind of system restore disk with your laptop and it won't work, try using something like killdisk to fill the hdd with zeros and then try again.

    If you got an ordinary WinXP install disk you should be able to delete all the partitions in the install menu.
  3. lolabj65

    lolabj65 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it wont recognize my recovery disk. how does killdisk work and where do i get it
  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Please use proper thread titles from now on.
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