SO I was having some issues with my computer. some kind of virus crap or spyware. i ran norton and bulletproof and they seemed to clean alot of it, but it still wasnt working quite right. I decided to just reformat and reinstall. When I went to the install everything was normal, but then it wouldnt let me delete the c partition. It is the biggest main partition. it told me that there were setup files on it that it needed for XP installation. I have windows XP Home Edition Including Service Pack 2. I thought it was very wierd because Ive reinstalled before and not had problems reformating.
My friend who knows some more about computers than I do told me just to reinstall over it in the same partition. That was a problem. I got it all running, but I still have a lot of crap on here and some of it seems to be interfering with reinstalling programs like norton. Also I have a folder in documents and settings from the previous install that I can't access.
I just want to clear the drive and start over and reinstall windows XP. My friend and brother both seemed to not have any idea why I couldnt erase the partition. is there a command or way to get into dos and delete it or what.
Please help. I have no idea what to do.
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