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Old 06-04-2005, 10:04 PM   #11 (permalink)
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hey, your gonna either need to boot that linux up and use fdisk on the hard drive OR get a 3rd party app to remove linux from it, windows WILL NOT do it,the windows version of fdisk wont touch non windows partitions

I have a box full of simms, Im giving em away, just postage to mail them, if you end up needing some just make sure your mobo uses 72pin simms and not the ancient 30pin ones

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Old 06-04-2005, 10:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks for making me reliase that 30 pin sticks are SIMM's Yeah those are ancient and i got a few laying around

And yeah, as explained old PC's dont boot from CD-ROM's, it's real annoying

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Old 06-05-2005, 02:55 AM   #13 (permalink)
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win2k on a p-75. i would not even dare trying it. i wouldnt try anything beyond win 98se. or else keep linux. win98 needs 32mb to be bearable.
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Old 06-05-2005, 05:08 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Hi strategist333,
Thanks... do you have any idea where I could find such a boot disk? DOS 6.22's CD drivers don't work.
Check out following articles for boot disk.

For Windows 98


For Windows 2000,


For Windows XP,


Thanks & regards

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Old 06-06-2005, 05:13 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Thanks for all your help... Win 2K requires 32 MB RAM as a requirement, so I couldn't install it anyway; then.. the upgraded hard drive appears to be unable to format, so I have to revert back to my original harddrive... all I can install now is NT4. Now doesn't that just make my day?

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