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Old 01-13-2011, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by dnanian View Post
It's far faster to format than to trash everything and then empty your trash.
Certainly true with larger numbers of files/folders being deleted.

Crummy examples, but it's sort of like

If you want to replace the entire engine in a car it'll be faster/easier to remove it all together instead of the individual parts.

Or if you want to empty a pitcher it's faster/easier to dump the contents all at once instead of pour it out a glass at a time.

Or if you're cleaning a window it's faster/easier using a large squeegee than spot cleaning with a small cloth.

Or if you're painting a wall it's faster/easier using a large brush that covers more area at a time than doing it with a small artist brush.
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