Recovery disc isuse

I used the recovery disc as the intructions. It get about half way into the virus scan and then the computer shuts down. is there any way I can reformat the hard drive on vista.


Mostly Harmless
Staff member
Hi horis,

It sounds like something is physically wrong with your PC. If at any time during the system recovery your PC turns off unexpectedly, this is almost-definitely caused by hardware failure. It could be the power supply, motherboard, or RAM.