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Old 12-30-2005, 05:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i don't have the time. so what is wrong with it if it does the job
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what are you asking?
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When you install windows you are given a choice to


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what are the downfalls of quick formatting
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I always do quick...the other takes to **** long.
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I always do the long one to be safe but I'm not even sure if you gain anything by doing so.
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I always do the long one to be safe but I'm not even sure if you gain anything by doing so.
thanks i'm going to stick with the quick
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the long just run checkdisc with the format, so if nothing wrong with your hard drive, just run quick
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