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Old 08-20-2004, 07:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If i do a 2000 clean install on a compaq with maxtor drive with firmware, will 2000 erase the firmware?
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Old 08-20-2004, 07:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it shouldnt, but u can always reinstall it if u do a fresh format anyways
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I need to erase the files on this drive, but i don't want to have to deal with redoing the firmware
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Old 08-21-2004, 08:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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u can always reformat and reinstall without redoing the firmware.
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