verb (reformats, reformatting, reformatted)[with object] chiefly Computing
Give a new format to; revise or represent in another format.
- It could take any action the user himself could take, including adding, changing or deleting data, communicating with web sites, reformatting the disk drive, and other actions.
- Replacing software without having to reformat data or change hardware would also be possible.
- It may be impossible to reinstall without reformatting the hard disk of your computer.
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