Error formatting hard drive

Fatema February 11, 2009 at 23:29:02
Specs: Windows XP
I wish to format my c drive as it's full of virus ..however while formatting in command prompt where i typed format c: or format c:\s its says the data is raw or incomplete parameters ...pls advice how should i solve this problem!

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February 12, 2009 at 11:06:33
You can't format the C drive from within Windows. You'll have to boot to your XP CD, and perform a new install, formatting the partition in the process.

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February 15, 2009 at 01:58:12
i am not able to perform install from xp cd..when i boot from cd it shows "press any key to boot from cd" and then when i hit enter/space key nothing happens.a black screen with cursor blinking..

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