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how do i reformat my inspiron n5050

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how do i reformat my inspiron n5050

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good after i  want to reformat my dell inspiron because of my partion on my hardisk is so drive c is only 40g and my drive e is 450g and i cant update anymore because it is full.. so iwant to add my drive c because when i used to download program icant download because there is no other space.. i hope you can help me and you can send me  a copy how to reformat my dell inspiron n5050.. thanky you very much
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  • I suggest for you to back up everything from both your drives. Then try to reformat again and be sure to clear both your drives upon reformatting. This way, they will be in fresh state without anything on it, but full of space.

    For the love of money!!! 

  • Hi,

    Welcome to the Community. I suggest you follow natakuc4 Wiki using the below link. It has everything you will need.

    Check under "When you have an existing Windows partition you have a few options:" in the above link on how to format your hard drive.

    Thank you

  • hi good day.. i may i asked how to fix my dell laptop its a inspiron n5050.. my os has been not working when i turn it on its asking me the recovery disk and i have no recovery disc. how i fix my laptop hope you can help me in this matter

  • Hello Jeff,

    To understand the issue better and help you further, I would request you to help us with the exact error message that you get when you turn on the computer.
    I would also suggest running a hardware diagnostics.
    Refer to the following link to run the hardware diagnostics:

    Please write back to us with results, I'd be glad to assist further. 

    Thanks & Regards
    Allan D
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  • The natakuc4 Wiki mentioned above does not exist any longer. Are there any other resources that can tell me how to do a full clean hard drive wipe of Windows 7 and then reinstall it?

  • The wiki is updated and combined with other wikies into a single pdf and may be found on my WordPress:

    Philip Yip


    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.