Re: [NTLK] Hard reset - Who Does 'em?

From: Larrie Easterly (
Date: Tue Mar 12 2002 - 16:19:09 EST

Have only had to do it once after a bad install of some package several
years ago. I am not sure that a brain wipe removes everything from the Newt
as I have had mixed results. The sure fire way is to remove the battery and
let the Newt sit for a week or so. Then everything is really gone.

> Curiousity: Does anyone ever do a brain wipe and reinstall stuff, just to
> get a clean system? Having installed and tried so many shareware things
> that I didn't keep, my system kind of reminds me of a windows box that you
> uninstall things from but all those annoying supporting files and
> associations are left behind. God love mac's for uninstalls. Anyway - is
> it too much of a pain, or do folks do it.
> brad

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