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IBM NetVista 6790 31u - Need to reformat single HD computer.

\015 Hi!i recently was handed a computer to work on by a family member. on it were loads of malicious malware and virii. i ran the windows xp home OS disk from the Desktop after many unsuccessful attempts to get into the bios to put read CD-ROM first. whilst installing windows i was told that i could not format the HD because the information that the windows installation utility was stored on that drive. could you please tell me how i could reformat and install my OS? tyvm\015

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The PC comes with a restore CD. This to reinstall or repair your OS which is a genuine copy(look for the sticker)Use te restore CD while startup and follow the instructions...........sodeep
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