Formatting Packard Bell Nec Laptop

By Shuteye
Dec 6, 2007
  1. Hi there

    I am thinking of formatting my laptop, it is a Packard Bell iGO and it is running XP Home Edition. When i purchased the labtop in 2003 it was loaded with all the software, so i can't remember if i received a recovery disc for formatting the hard drive or not, any how i don't have one and am woundering if it is possible to formate the hard drive with this disc?

    Thanks SHUTEYE.
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    Hello, Shuteye, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

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    With regards to your problem, from what i understand you're asking if you can format your hard drive with a disc that you don't have. If you can get a copy of a Windows XP SP2 CD then follow these instructions: How to reformat your hard drive and install/reinstall Windows.
  3. Shuteye

    Shuteye TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I had a look at this but this person had a disk, i don't have a disk.
  4. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    You can't reformat and install Windows without a disc do you'll need to get one from somewhere, preferably a Packard Bell one. Contact Customer Support, they might give you a new disc.
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