First build of computer.Do I need to format.......

  toni b 00:15 25 Nov 2003
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Being such a nice son that I am I bought my dad aload of computer componentsclick here here has constructed the comptuter and from all accounts everything is fine just a few queries about connecting the front ports(mic and audio I think) on the zorro case but my main question is what needs to be done to install OS does the hd need to formatted and partioned (OS will be installed on raptor HD as this is fastest).I will be grateful if advise couldbe given in laymens terms as this is the first time this has been attempted.
Regards Toni

  TBH1 00:22 25 Nov 2003

can only give you proc for w98se but - - -
boot with bootable w98 floppy, fdisk - partition if you want, format c then load winders - - -sorted

  Blitzer 00:24 25 Nov 2003

You'll usually need to partition and then format the drive before use, although if you are using Windows XP this is all done when you attempt to install the OS. HTH.

  toni b 00:34 25 Nov 2003

Thanks for the info now I have peace of mind
Regards Toni

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