Formatting in ASUS® Essentio CP5141
What is the needto format ASUS Essentio CP5141 system?
The ASUS Essentio CP5141 comes with the latest Intel Core 2 Quad processor that can be used to run all the major applications. The desktop comes with a sleek design and runs on the Windows 7 Operating System. You can get the system loaded with the Home Premium as well as the Home Basic software. The system comes with 2 memory slots that can support a maximum 4 Gigabytes. The system comes with the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator card that supports the Direct X10 to run the games and support the other applications on the system. You can further upgrade the graphics card on the system to run the NVIDIA GeForce which comes with a video memory of 512 Megabytes. Formatting the computer involves removing all the data from the hard disk of the system. You can format the hard drive on the whole or just the required partition.
The reasons for formatting the ASUS Essentio CP5141 and the result after formatting the system are explained in the following description.
- Reason to format ASUS Essentio CP5141
- Removes complete files
- Loss of device drivers
Reason to format ASUS Essentio CP5141
The hard disk on the ASUS Essentio CP5141 can be formatted in order to clear it of its existing files. The hard disk is formatted in cases where you want to re-install the Operating System or remove the files from a partition that might have been infected with malware. You could format the hard disk in such cases after rebooting the computer and running the 'FORMAT' command in the DOS prompt. In case you like to install a second Operating System on the ASUS Essentio CP5141 you can partition the hard disk with the desired volume and then format it. The hard disk can be formatted to the NTFS or FAT file system.
Removes complete files
All the files and programs that have been installed on a particular partition of the hard disk will be removed as a result of the format procedure. If there are important files or data present on a drive then you need to back up the data on the hard disk before this process is performed on the system. If there are programs that are needed, you can back up the setup files of the programs to re-install it after the procedure is complete. You can backup the files into optical discs, online server backup or even use external hard disks that could be interfaced with the computer through the USB drive.
Once the hard disk has been erased of the data you might lose vital information for the proper functioning of the hardware. You have to download the needed drivers into the Operating System and re-install it to remove any malfunctioning on the system that has been caused by missing drivers. You can download all the needed hardware by searching on the Internet and downloading it in your ASUS Essentio CP5141 . It is recommended that you download the drivers from the manufacturers website to allow you to ensure that the system has been installed with the drivers that are compatible to the hardware as well as the Operating System.
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