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Re: [vox-tech] wipedisk help
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Re: [vox-tech] wipedisk help

netuser@ainet.com wrote:
> I am new to Linux, and just installed Ubuntu. Love it. I have a WARNING
> and scream for help. I was looking around the web and Slueth webpage.
> Followed a link and downloaded a virus program from a URL. It CRASHED my
> system. I have 2 HD, 1 Windows, 2 Ubuntu. Windows does not see Linux HD.
> I downloaded wipedisk, but don’t know how to use it. What command makes
> it work, so I don’t wipe Windows. I am able to put in CD and run linux
> barely. Can I run wipedisk from Win command prompt? Can I wipe the disk
> I am currently using(if wipedisk is in CD)?

Er, what exactly is your goal?

What crashed?  Windows I assume?

You want to wipe ubuntu? "so I don't wipe windows"?

Sounds like you want have a crashed windows, want to wipe ubuntu, and then
have neither?

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