Definition of reformat in English:


Line breaks: re|format
Pronunciation: /riːˈfɔːmat

verb (reformats, reformatting, reformatted)

[with object] chiefly Computing
  • Give a new format to; revise or represent in another format: the software has been reformatted to run under the industry standard operating system
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    • 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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