This doesn't make any sense. If it is a full version you sholdn't have the problems you are having unless you are trying to superimpose( (update XP) onto aonther OS. 1) use your windows 98 boot disk (floppy) and when it has loaded use Fdisk. Delete any partitions dos or non-dos. Then add a dos primary partition. 2) Go into your CMOS and make your first bootable drive the cdRom. XP instll will check out your system and take you to the format screen after you hit F8 to agree with the licensing parameters. Choose the NTFS format that isn't the Qucik format choice and it should be fine. Once the files are copied so that the system reboots, go back into the Cmos and select the Hard drive as the first bootable drive and let windows install complete. I do this routinely. Some of my other tech buddies think this is arduous but trust me, it never fails to work unless there are hardware conflicts. It is agonizing that Microsoft makes this so hard!!! Thanks Bill, for all your help!!
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