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Can I format my hard drive and boot from a disk after?

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    Can I format my hard drive and boot from a disk after?

    I have a windows 8 computer that I plan to give away and I don't want my
    data to be recoverable so I have considered DBAN, and decided to go
    another direction, I have just been wondering if I format the hard drive
    through another computer via a hard drive reader, will I be able to reinstall
    windows through a disk because I promised that to my buyer?

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Can I format my hard drive and boot from a disk after?

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