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Re: question re: removing all traces of Windows ME OS

On (04/10/04 20:09), Andrea Vettorello wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Chris Moffa <cmoffa@kiplinger.com>
> Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 13:25:14 -0400
> Subject: question re: removing all traces of Windows ME OS
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
>  [...[
> > What's the protocol for removing all traces of Windows ME?  How's about good old
> > "format C:\?"  Whatever the protocol, once the OS is removed will the computer boot
> > from the Debian CD and allow me to install it?     
> If you are going to install Debian, during the installation process
> you'll be asked if you want to erase the content of your HD, so you
> don't need to do it before.
> > Sorry to ask such a broad question.  If the answer is too involved to reply by email,
> > can you suggest a web site? 
> On the Debian home page you'll find an installation guide
> (http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/installmanual) for Woody, the
> latest Debian stable version released. The new stable, Sarge, should
> be released real soon now. A lot of people have found Sarge to works
> well, but can still have some rough egdes...

The new Debian Installer for sarge is a considerable improvement on
woody and it should auto detect much more of your hardware.  You could
either wait until sarge goes stable or plunge in now.  If you search the
archive, you find a lot of discussion on stable (woody) v testing (sarge) v
Unstable (sid):




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