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    Formatting my PC

    I'm kinda a nub with all this, don't know too much about PC's. I think this is the right section... if not, sorry but it's the most relevant section i could find.

    Is there a way for me to format my custom PC without a windows disk? Ta

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    ​Are you backing up or recovering your data, or just wiping the drive entirely, and are you going to re-install Windows?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aborted View Post
    ​Are you backing up or recovering your data, or just wiping the drive entirely, and are you going to re-install Windows?
    I want to completely wipe the drive, the person who built my PC gave me windows cracked so im not sure how i can re install it after formatted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by King Vegeta View Post
    I want to completely wipe the drive, the person who built my PC gave me windows cracked so im not sure how i can re install it after formatted.
    USB Flash Drives my friend. There are a slew of free programs that can format USBs into bootabe drives. I use cracked Windows as well, and I just used Rufus. You just drop the Windows .iso into the program, and it formats the stick accordingly. Then all you have to do is pop it into your computer and you're done, it'll run the set-up just like if you inserted a disc. Hell, my rig doesn't even have a CD Drive
    Last edited by Aborted; 01-23-2014 at 01:17 AM.
    When the earth is changed into a humid dungeon,
    In which Hope like a bat
    Goes beating the walls with her timid wings
    And knocking her head against the rotten ceiling;
    When the rain stretching out its endless train
    Imitates the bars of a vast prison
    And a silent horde of loathsome spiders
    Comes to spin their webs in the depths of our brains,
    All at once the bells leap with rage
    And hurl a frightful roar at heaven,
    Even as wandering spirits with no country
    Burst into a stubborn, whimpering cry.
    — And without drums or music, long hearses
    Pass by slowly in my soul; Hope, vanquished,
    Weeps, and atrocious, despotic Anguish
    On my bowed skull plants her black flag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aborted View Post

    USB Flash Drives my friend. There are a slew of free programs that can format USBs into bootabe drives. I use cracked Windows as well, and I just used Rufus. You just drop the Windows .iso into the program, and it formats the stick accordingly. Then all you have to do is pop it into your computer and you're done, it'll run the set-up just like if you inserted a disc. Hell, my rig doesn't even have a CD Drive
    Ill give that a shot, ta.

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    Bootable USB is the way to go.

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