Formatting hd (xp home)

  STEVE71163 19:11 02 Nov 2003
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Can someone tell me where i can get a floppy to do a format with windows xp.

  VoG II 19:12 02 Nov 2003
  STEVE71163 19:19 02 Nov 2003

Thanks VOG, Will this then allow me to just re boot the machine with the floopy in and re format and then when it re boots put my acronis true image floppy in and go from their?

  VoG II 19:22 02 Nov 2003

Sorry, don't know Acronis.

You might want to consider formatting from the Recovery Console click here

  VoG II 19:22 02 Nov 2003

Sorry click here

  STEVE71163 19:26 02 Nov 2003

Thanks VoG!

  plsndrs3 19:28 02 Nov 2003

Added to my postings

  keith-236785 19:34 02 Nov 2003

download a windows98 start up floppy from click here, restart with the floppy in the drive (you may have to set your bios to boot to floppy first) and choose option 2 "start computer without cd support" (you dont need cd for this).

once you get the prompt A:>

type format c:

thats it m8, if you are wanting to re-install XP, remember to set your bios to boot from cd first.

good luck

  STEVE71163 19:44 02 Nov 2003

Thanks paperman27. Is the windows 98 start up floppy suitable for windows xp home?

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