Windows 2000 re- instal

  [DELETED] 14:13 07 Mar 2006
Locked

At present I am running Windows 2000, but would like to re-instal onto a newly partitioned disk.
How do I wipe the disk clean, as "fdisk" and "format" are not recognised as valid commands in the Dos command prompt.

  howard63 15:01 07 Mar 2006

try downloading the ultimate boot disc using google this will clean your disk and allow fdisk to run from a start up disk.

  [DELETED] 15:01 07 Mar 2006
  [DELETED] 15:02 07 Mar 2006

Hi newuser 697, have a look here click here I had much the same problem a while ago. It worked for me.
Regards yaesu

  [DELETED] 15:02 07 Mar 2006
  [DELETED] 15:05 07 Mar 2006

sorry should have been here click here which will take you straight to the info, yaesu

  phil46 15:09 07 Mar 2006

If you you want to use FDISK with W2000 insert a W98 or WME floppy set computer to first boot floppy in the bios or in my case i can use F12 to choose most cases this is already done if your computer has a floppy drive,on boot choose without CD Rom support on the A:\ prompt type FDISK and delete the None Dos partition if your using NTFS.

  [DELETED] 20:01 07 Mar 2006

Problem solved many thanks to all

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15in review

Illustrator Amy Grimes on how setting up her own eco-brand led to success with clients too

MacBook Pro keyboard issues and other problems

Test : l’enceinte connectée HomePod d’Apple