Chapter 6. Reformat and Reinstall

What You’ll Learn

In this chapter, I’ll show you:

• How to reinstall Vista straight from the desktop

• How to reinstall Vista by editing the BIOS and booting from the installation DVD

• Detailed step-by-step instructions during the reinstall

• How to delete and edit partitions

• How to tweak Vista details before booting to the desktop for the first time

Now that everything is backed up and you have collected all the tools and drivers you need, let’s do the difficult ...

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