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Old 12-04-2003, 01:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a harddrive that has an ancient version of SCO Openserver a password was set and I don't know so I cant use the OS and I need to reformat it for WIndows Installation I can't use a Dos boot disk because of the Filesystem differences.

How can I format the drive for a Fat16 or a fat32?
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Old 12-04-2003, 02:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Delete the partition using an Fdisk variation. That should help you.
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I tried Fdisk it won't recognize the HDD I think cus its using a different filesystem.
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Hi T1junkie, try Partition Magic. It can convert many kinds of file system to FAT16, FAT32, NTFS. (I love Magic)
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Thanx I will try that
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