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    Ok, I just have a quick question. I currently have Win95 on my computer with three 2GB partitions setup. What I want to do is format the entire hard drive and re-install windows. Will I have to worry about the partitions "going away" so that I'd have to re-partition them?

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    Formatting a drive will not remove the partitions on it. You need to remove those with a utility called FDisk. Your partitions are safe unless you use that utility.
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    Alright good. Thanks for the reply Wayne!

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    A bit late, but I thought I'd post this anyway:

    If you find FDISK confusing, you should try other programs. Many new hard drives come with formatting and partitioning software, and I am pretty sure you'd be able to download some from the Internet as well.

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    If this post is not too late, if you're looking to reinstall Windows 95, all you need is to Reformat the C: drive partition. Then reinstall programs from the other partitions as required since not all of them will need to be reinstalled. i.e. Netscape, most small Utility programs, etc.


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