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How Often Do You Format Your PC?


Colin

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I was thinking the other day that I’ve been running Windows 7 since its inception in October 2009. I installed it on a self built PC and to me, it seems to be a snappy as ever. I recall that with Windows ‘98 I used to reformat around every 6 months and with XP/Vista around 9 months. Maybe because I’m older I don’t notice it as much or the thought of a reformat doesn’t excite me as much as it used to, but I’m pretty sure that W7 doesn’t seem to suffer as much with installations of crapware, demos, utilities etc. Has anyone else noticed this?

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ronalddonald

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i still format my xp home every 6 months

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onthelimit1

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XP - once after a virus (3 yrs ago) - never felt the need since, still blindingly fast.

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