Formatting my harddrive

  Ally 20:31 30 Jun 2003
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I want to format the harddrive on my daughters computer and re-install Windows 98. How do I do it?

  mista 20:37 30 Jun 2003

Rather than go into an extended post - have a look at this:

click here

  Bodi 20:38 30 Jun 2003

you want to format the whole hard drive including partitions. If not:-

Boot from your CD-ROM drive - change the BIOS settings to do this.

Insert the Windows installation CD and use it to format Drive C.

After format, reboot, and install Windows 98 from the CD-ROM drive.

Once intallation is complete, change your BIOS boot sequence back to what it was.

Bodi

  Bodi 20:47 30 Jun 2003

During Windows installation, after each restart, you will be asked whether to boot from Hard Drive or CD-ROM drive, choose hard drive.

Bodi

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