In message <uxz#a#NOHHA.4100@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl> "Colin Barnhorst"
>Custom will not reformat the drive because x86 upgrade editions have to run
>from the desktop and you cannot reformat the system partition while its OS
Assuming it reboots at least once, it's possible to complete a format,
if Microsoft had so desired.
>However, Vista is always installed by laying down an image
>rather than the old file-copying methodology used by XP and earlier.
>the formatting is inherent in the image, there are no issues about leftover
>code from the previous OS. The remainder of the drive is not reformatted
>but all the old stuff should be rolled into the windows.old folder which can
Interesting. However, how about all the other junk Windows leaves
laying around the drive? Program Files comes to mind, although it's not
the only one.
Seriously, have you ever talked to a woman without
having to give your credit card number?
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