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What would happen if you tried to format a PC's primary HDD?

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User Info: Highpitchsolo

Highpitchsolo
3 years ago#1
The HDD that the OS is installed to.

Would it even be able to do it?
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User Info: Nicodimus

Nicodimus
3 years ago#2
They thought of that. No can do.
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User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#3
I believe, if you don't have appropriate permissions, it tells you you can't format your system volume.
If you bypass that? Your computer would crash and fail to boot next time you turn it on.
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User Info: alweky

alweky
3 years ago#4
Well you can if your OS is windows and you format it with a Linux Distro on a USB stick
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