How can I Format C Drive

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How can i format C Drive ? Step by step details. My C drive is almost full off with program files & personal Data. I moved some files to other drives but after formatting they didn't work properly.


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Answered By 0 points N/A #108972

How can I Format C Drive


Hello Ayswaria,

I have read your query. Well it’s very easy to format Drive C, if you have Windows Setup DVD. Please follow these instructions:

Insert Windows 7 Setup DVD into CD Drive and restart your computer.

Upon restart, you will come across a message “Press any key to boot from CD or DVD”, do so, windows files will be start loading.

When loading files process completes, you will see Windows 7 logo and drop down boxes, select your options for languages or keyboard etc. and click next.

On next screen, you will see Install Now button to start setup.

Accept the license agreement and click next.

On next screen, you will see Custom (Advanced) button, click it.

You will come across Drive options (Advanced) under the drives. Notice, that many options are available including Format.

Choose C Drive, and click Format, you will receive a warning message about data loss upon formatting, make sure that you want really format C and there is no important data, and then click Ok.

That’s it, it will start the format process.

About files which are not working you mentioned, it seems you had some third party software to support those specific file formats, which you don’t have after reinstalling your OS. Try to reinstall all third party software which you had previously.

I hope it helped.

Answered By 0 points N/A #108973

How can I Format C Drive


Genebraldo Regio. Hello,

I think your question is different. If your C Drive is full with files, formatting is not the solution. Try to move your data to other drives and always keep 2.3 GB free on your C Drive. You can use system tools and clean your C Drive. C formatting is not like others because OS is there.

If you still want to remove all your data in C Drive, you can use Bootable XP or Win 7 CD, DVD to format your C Drive.

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