Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook ?
It is basically frozen up with virus's. How do I just wipe out everything and start from scratch?
You can use the OS installation disc or recovery disc if your computer has one. Insert the disc and re-boot the computer. It should ask you to boot from cd-rom and to press any key. If it does not then you will need to go into the BIOS of the computer and change the boot sequence to cd-rom first. Then when you get the disc to boot do a new installation. This will erase the drive and install the operating system fresh. You will then need to install all of the drivers for the laptop and software. If you have a recovery disc then it should bring it back to the factory state and will have the drivers and software on the disc also. Remember to back-up any pictures or files you do not want to lose if you can. Let me know if you have questions or problems.
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