Problems after Fdisk

  dkuk2000 09:44 07 May 2005
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Just done an Fdisk and format on my brother in-laws old compaq now i can't access the help file on the boot disk.
The os was win 98.
I need to access the boot disc so i can use the cd rom to reinstall windows.

  Joe R 09:46 07 May 2005

dkuk2000,

Insert the win98 cd, and change the bootup in your bios to cd.

This will do the same job.

I also take it you have set the primary dos partition to "active".

  Joe R 09:47 07 May 2005

dkuk2000,

sorry just reread the post.

Are you reinstalling win98.?

  dkuk2000 09:53 07 May 2005

Are you reinstalling win98.?


Trying too ;o)

  Joe R 09:54 07 May 2005

dkuk2000,

then the win98 cd should do the same job as a floppy.

  Eargasm 10:37 07 May 2005

If you download a win 98 boot disk from click here.

The boot disk is created with cd rom support, so after using format c: command, you can simply change to cd rom drive and install win 98.

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