How do I wipe clean

  ATB 11:26 14 Aug 2004

I Wish to wipe everything off my pc due to virus infections which is blocking antivirus live updates,The problem is I had a new mother board so my restore discs do not work.Can anyone tell me how to wipe off windows 98 and reinstall??

Many Thanks

  Chegs ® 11:30 14 Aug 2004

click here

D/l this and run it,read the instructions first,as it needs a couple of switches to completely remove all partitions/data on a hdd.

  johnsims 11:32 14 Aug 2004

Insert a boot floppy and when the machine comes up at the A:\ prompt, type format c: and hit return. You should then have a clean disk and can reinstall. Make sure you back any important data first.

  pj123 11:49 14 Aug 2004

Before you start make sure you have all your installation discs. eg. Motherboard disc, sound, graphics, modem, and all programme setup discs. You can get a bootdisk from click here if you haven't got one. Also make sure your BIOS is set to boot from floppy disk first. Your restore disk still won't work though so you will need a Win98 installation CD.

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