What tools do I need to format my computer?

By Aaron20b
Aug 27, 2008
  1. With a recent problem I been having, I keep fearing that my computer might stop booting up so just in case something happens, I need to be prepared. I no longer have the start up cd's or whatever you need to reformat your computer. so can anybody help me out?

    Microsoft Windows XP
    Home Edition
    Version 2002
    Service Pack 3

    Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06Ghz
    3.06 Ghz, 768 MB of Ram
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    If you have an eMachine computer, call eMachines parts or tech support and order the disk set that came with the computer originally. Under $30 including shipping

    You don't ever want to be without a restore, recovery or reformat set of discs.
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