reinstall of windows 98 se hangs on system check

  brihen 11:10 14 Nov 2005
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hi help reinstall of win 98 se after format and sys c: all stops on system check run scandisk all ok remove and replace doss partion still the same could this be a compressed drive problem and can a compressed drive be changed back if so how thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:13 14 Nov 2005

A low level format will remove all commpressed space on the drive. So suprised that after format you are having the problem.

System check of course is not just limited to the HDD it may be a memory problem causing the hang.

Have had to do several installs in the past to get by the same problem with 98 and ME.

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