Windows 10: reformat

Discus and support reformat in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I want to completely reformat a HP laptop. I want all the preloaded programs removed and have a fresh win 10 only with compatible drivers. how can I do... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by JimReder1, May 19, 2020.

  1. JimReder1 Win User

    reformat


    I want to completely reformat a HP laptop. I want all the preloaded programs removed and have a fresh win 10 only with compatible drivers. how can I do this?

    :)
     
    JimReder1, May 19, 2020
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  2. Recover or Reformat?

    The reformat won't budge?

    I did what you said and then was told to remove the CD from the CD-Rom Drive, put in the recovery CD and then press the 'OK' button to continue

    So I changed to the next disk but the OK doesn't appear to be being 'pressed'. Yes I have pushed enter on the keyboard which is what I have been using to get me through the other steps..

    Any suggestions?
     
    Kymberly_S, May 19, 2020
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  3. Ramon Imp Win User
    Reformatting the c drive

    Hi,

    To better assist you with your concern, we would like to know the following:

    • What the exact error message that you're getting when you try to reformat your C: drive?
    • Why do you want to reformat your your C: drive?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you taken to resolve the issue?
    • Did you make any significant changes to your computer prior to the issue?

    We look forward to your reply.
     
    Ramon Imp, May 19, 2020
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  4. erocker Win User

    reformat

    New CPU + New Mobo = Reformat?

    I would reformat. If you don't want to do it, I would suggest cleaning out all of your old drivers. Since reformatting seems to take less time than doing all of that, I never bothered.
     
    erocker, May 19, 2020
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