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Old 07-06-2005, 12:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an 5 year old gateway with win98. now it is saying missing operationg so i ask around and someone said use the recovery disk. the disk load for about 40% and said error and when i load my computer back it said missing operation system again and now i have no partitions they was erase in the process. So i reformat my partitions. I use fdisk and format c\s:. Now i'm stuck what to do next. Everytime i use my recovery disk it makes an error help me. All i have is my recovery disk, win98 boot disk, and winxp home edition installation cd can i just install xp. please let me know. help me do something

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Use the windows 98 bootdisk to make a new partition, delete your old one, format it, then insert your xp cd and run the setup. Make sure your pc has enough memory like at least 256, best 2gb. Then you should be good to go
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