Re: How do u delete every thing to reinstall vista?
"JethroUK" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Saucy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> "folk_blue" <u37417@uwe> wrote in message news:782c77ce39179@uwe...
>>>I got a D:\ n C:\ drives. I wanna reinstall vista on both of them. How do
>>> get rid of every thing on the drives?
>> Easy. There's a number of ways to skin this cat. Here's just one:
>> If you have a Windows XP disc about, simply boot from that and make the
>> motions of installing Windows XP. When you get to the section of the
>> installation where you can delete and add partitions, simply delete the
>> existing partitions. Immediately thereafter, use the F3 key to abort the
>> installation. You can reboot the computer and use the XP disc's Recovery
>> Console's diskpart utility to create and format new partitions [hit 'R'
>> for Recovery Console when the option appears]. Exit, then boot from the
>> WIndows Vista disc and you are on your way ..
> Easy? sounds very confuddling to me - why do you need XP disc ????
> Just put in the Vista Disc - reboot and follow the wizard for a Clean
It's easy. All's that is happening is that the XP disc is used to remove the
paritions - that's it, F3 out.