Articles tagged: reformatting

How Do I Gain Administrative Access to a Second-hand Computer?

It’s important to understand the risk of buying a used computer.

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Five Steps to Repair Windows 10 Without Losing Programs

Before you give up and reinstall Windows, try to repair Windows 10 without losing programs.

Tip of the Day: Remove Malware by Reformatting

Why Did I Lose Applications After My Machine was Formatted?

By definition, reformatting a hard drive erases everything. The big question is, why didn’t the technician tell you that?!

How do I remove boot choices that I no longer want?

In Windows XP removing boot choices is as simple as editing a hidden configuration file. Fortunately finding that file is relatively easy.