posted on Jul, 4 2004 @ 06:08 AM
If you're able to go through the depths of the disk and the registry you don't need to reformat.
I own this disk in my PC for 5 years now, and it was never reformatted. In between, I've even changed my motherboard, graphics card, and sound card,
all together at the same time.
The computer store guy told me that I needed to format or my computer would never work properly again. He was on the butt 2 two days after when I
All you need to do is tweak a bit around it and it works still fine, on the same old good system I use since 1998, Win98SE. No hassle, no trouble, no
restarts, no slow downs... Just like an old car you know: if you're a good mechanic, and if you take care of it it will work for years and years.
Just my 2 cents.