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July 9th, 2009, 03:57 AM
My computer with windows xp has several viruses i can not acsess windows anymore wanting to know how to format a hard drive without being in an operating system
thanks Zac

Slim Odds
July 9th, 2009, 04:00 AM
You need some OS.

You could use the Ubuntu Live CD.

July 9th, 2009, 04:01 AM
ookay i can use the live cd i have what do i need to do?

Slim Odds
July 9th, 2009, 04:11 AM
You can use gparted to edit and format partitions.

Just make sure that you know which is the correct one.