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Im installing my new mobo and CPU tonight, whats the easiest way to format the HD? Format now with my old setup, or install new mobo and CPU then format?
 

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boot from cd, install windows procedure and delete the partition, reformat and your good to go.<br><br>
If not use a program like registry mechanic and delete the partition and reformat with NTFS.
 

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Some motherboards require a reformat if you change them. So change your hardware, then reformat.
 
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thanks, yes I know that part, Im just wondering should I do it know with my old setup, or format when my new setup is up?
 

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Ill try that then, thanks
 
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