On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:07:28 -0400, Ezekiel wrote:

> "Kelsey Bjarnason" wrote in message
> news:k3gad5-3dn.ln1@spanky.work.net...
>> Which means any _other_ applications they've installed are gone.
>> Which means all their settings are gone.
>> Which means all their data on the drive is gone.
>> He was speaking of performing actions which wipe out every single thing
>> they've done with the computer between the time of purchase and the time
>> of using the recovery CD.
>> And he was speaking *completely casually*, as if this were a normal,
>> expect, commonplace sort of thing to do.
>> The mind boggles.

> What boggles the mind is that you never heard of reinstalling XP from the
> CD using the "repair" option that preserves installed apps, user settings,
> documents and data.

Everything Kelsey touches never seems to function again after she gets
through with it.

Moshe Goldfarb
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