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Is there any way to return a computer hard drive to like when you first bought it?

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2005-09-29 16:56:18
2005-09-29 16:56:18

Yes. This is known as "formatting" the drive. If you don't have a DOS-based disk management utility, you can quickly do this by booting to a Windows installation CD - most provide an option to format the drive and assign partitions before you install the operating system, and you can simply format the drive and cancel the install.

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