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Old 05-28-2010, 07:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a laptop that I had a mac formated hard drive in it. I had installed mac os on it because I was sick of Vista. NOw the problem is that Mac Os has gone crazy (serves me righgt for installing it on a PC...) SO I want to put Vista back on. The problem is that I don't know how to format it again for windows.
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Hi,

If you boot into the Windows setup disc, you should be able to delete existing partitions on the disk, create a new one, and install Windows.
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http://www.techist.com/forums/f9/gpa...torial-224994/

Get it. Got it? Good.

Sorry, Alvin, but Windows version of formatting is like using a greasy shop rag to sterilize surgical instruments.
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Get it. Got it? Good.

Sorry, Alvin, but Windows version of formatting is like using a greasy shop rag to sterilize surgical instruments.
Agreed.
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Thank you Trotter that looks like it should do the trick.
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Sorry, Alvin, but Windows version of formatting is like using a greasy shop rag to sterilize surgical instruments.
meh it gets the job done, granted not well.
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