17. Format A Partition Using The Vista DVD
You can format a partition using either the Disk
Management Console or you can use the Windows Vista
DVD to achieve the same result.
To use the Vista DVD proceed as follows:
1/ Switch on your PC.
2/ Quickly insert the Vista DVD
into your CD/DVD-ROM drive.
3/ A message will appear asking you to
'Press any key to boot from CD/DVD.
4/ Press any key.
5/ A black screen will now appear with a progress
bar along the bottom. The legend say's
Windows is loading files.
6/ After the files have been loaded the
Language screen will appear.
7/ Select your language from the
list and press Next.
8/ At the Installation screen
press the Install Now button.
9/ The product key window will
10/ Type your product key number
into the available box and then press OK.
11/ The End user Licence Agreement
now appears. You must accept this
12/ The next screen to appear is Where do
you want to install Windows.
13/ At the bottom of this window you will see an
option marked Drive options (Advanced),
click on this option.
14/ In this Window select the partition
you wish to Format from the list
available and then click Format option
15/ A message will now appear informing you that
all data will be destroyed. Click OK