Ade_1 18:01 12 Mar 2006

Hi, i have an old computer which needs the hard drive wiping before i get rid of it. It was origionally Win95 and then i upgraded to Win98. I have the upgrade CD and the boot up disk for win 95 (floopy) but i dont think its in "full working order"

How do i go about reformatting it? After i have reformatted it i may have to reinstall windows. Any help would be great thanks.

  woodchip 18:10 12 Mar 2006

Download Setup disc from hear tenth file from top. click here Put a clean floppy in computer and double click the downloaded file to create the boot disc. Start with the disc and leave until you get A:\> then type

FORMAT C: press enter

  Diodorus Siculus 18:10 12 Mar 2006

Get a bootable floppy from click here if you need one.

Boot the PC with it.

at the A:\ prompt, type

format c:
that will format the hard disk

Reboot the PC with the disk

try to install win98 by typing




(whatever the CD drive is)
Windows 98 Compatibility, windows 98 install, windows 98 reinstall, windows 98 troubleshooting, upgrade, hardware, how to
click here

  Ade_1 18:33 12 Mar 2006

so do i get the win 95 boot or win 98?

and whne i put that in and reformatt will it automatically reinstall windwos or not?

  woodchip 18:36 12 Mar 2006

As above tenth file from top

  Ade_1 18:42 12 Mar 2006

sorry, should read more carefully

  Ade_1 18:43 12 Mar 2006

wont i need a serial number for that? or does it come with one?

  Diodorus Siculus 19:37 12 Mar 2006

You will need the windows serial number from the windows install CD; do you have it?

  Ade_1 19:51 12 Mar 2006

well i have a serial mnumber for the win 98 upgrade cd

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