How to format a hard drive in xp install

  futurekid 10:56 14 Aug 06
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hi,

i am at the moment trying to install windows xp home edition. and i am at the point when it shows me all my partitions. Now my main partition is 19 GB so i want to format it. so what do i do? do i says D for delete partition or what.

Hope someone can help

Thanks

Ben

  VoG II 10:57 14 Aug 06
  futurekid 11:02 14 Aug 06

Thanks i under stand that but i do not want to make any new partitions, i want to format my exsisting one so what do i press to format the exsisiting windows partition.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:58 14 Aug 06

do i says D for delete partition or what.

press enter to continue.

The next screen asked about formatting
select Format the partition using NTFS.

  ade.h 15:10 14 Aug 06

It doesn't matter a great deal; deleting the partition will create free space, which you can format. Same end result.

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