formatting my laptop

  h_khabbazan316 23:03 01 Oct 2008
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earlier after i formatted my laptop i had to turn it off and when i came to it to install windows it kept on coming up with an error message saying please insert the correct disk. invalid system disk. Can someone please help me with this

  MAT ALAN 23:07 01 Oct 2008

What type of disc is it. upgrade, recovery or full bootable O/S...

  h_khabbazan316 23:09 01 Oct 2008

its just a windows 98 startup disk i mainly use this laptop for uni work so i dont need a too powerful a pc

  MAT ALAN 23:15 01 Oct 2008

ts just a windows 98 startup disk..

OOOPS!!! might as well be using a coaster, you will need a disc that has a full version of your chosen O/S...

A startup disc will only be recognised by a system that is already present on your HDD..

  h_khabbazan316 23:17 01 Oct 2008

yes i know its old but as im poor i cant afford a brand new laptop

  MAT ALAN 23:22 01 Oct 2008

no need, just but the disc....

  h_khabbazan316 23:23 01 Oct 2008

i have and now iv forgotten how to install win 98 on it.

  MAT ALAN 23:30 01 Oct 2008
  h_khabbazan316 23:54 01 Oct 2008

ok its sorted now i found me the cd-rom wahoooooooo

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