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Old 10-11-2004, 06:01 PM   #41 (permalink)
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u need a disc...I would wait untile u have a XP disk, formatting with the disc will be a lot easier
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oh so its easyer if i have an xp disk, so it would automattically formatt it?
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an like i was saying its running on 98 would it work if i put an xp disk when its running on 98?
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Old 10-11-2004, 06:25 PM   #44 (permalink)
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u need to boot with the XP disc. U need to set the Cd-rom drive as primary boot device in your BIOS first. Then boot your computer and it will ask your to install XP, then it will ask u where u want to install XP. Choose format....its very easy
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no u can't format with the XP disc while running 98, u can only format when booting from the disc
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wait isnt it when u formatt a hd it deletes everything
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yes
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and the only way to do that is by using a windows disk, whatever windows your running on
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Old 10-11-2004, 06:42 PM   #49 (permalink)
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no u can also use programs like partitionmagic or a windows98 bootfloppy...but I think its better to wait until u have a XP disc...it much easier. As far as I know widows 2000 discs are not bootable, so u still need a floppydrive to install 2000
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oh ok so inorder to do any of thoughs things i need a floppy oh and did you send it, do i need it
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