Many People refer to a computer format when actually what they mean is reinstalling the operating system. formatting a computer is when you format its hard drive which basically means that you delete all the information on it and empty its content. When you reinstall the OS you do a lot more than just deleting the hard drive.
There are many ways to reinstall the operating system, for example using the original recovery disc, using an original Windows disk or using special software.
Most people decide the reinstall their computer when it becomes slow, it is infected with a virus or there is another software issue with it.
We never use the recovery disk supplied with the computer, because the manufacturer usually preloads it with tons of unneeded applications and advertising popups that are very annoying and also slow down the computer.
The next option to reinstall windows is using the original operating system disk , but these disks don't include the latest operating system updates and don't come with any software on it. For example you won't be able to watch youtube , open a pdf file, open a word document or even have antivirus software to protect you on the internet.
Here we come to the last and our favorite way to install the operating system. You can use special software
that installs the OS with all the updates and the crucial software for the normal everyday work. This way you only have the important software that you need to use your computer efficiently.