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Anonymous
September 7, 2004 2:47:42 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup_upgrade (More info?)

Thanks Danny. Got it. Just one more question: what is
meant by "format your hard drive"?

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Anonymous
September 7, 2004 4:30:52 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup_upgrade (More info?)

On the simplest level format = erase.

You can not format a drive/partition without erasing the files on that
drive/partition.

I am referring to high level formatting.
See:
http://computer.howstuffworks.com/hard-disk7.htm


hth
DDS W 2k MVP MCSE

"Jeff (last time)" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Thanks Danny. Got it. Just one more question: what is
> meant by "format your hard drive"?
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