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Reformat, Repair Install, Recovery Partition

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Reformat, Repair Install, Recovery Partition - which one is right for you

In this tutorial we will go over the ever changing configuration of options to recover your machine to a "factory install" state. In the last couple of years OEM's (Dell, HP, etc) have stopped shipping discs with machines, instead opting to have you create a "factory install" disc on your own, or more recently shipping with a Recovery partition.


Reformat


Should you have an older machine, reformatting your hard drive with an included disc will erase all data on the hard drive and...
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