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Old 11-01-2004, 07:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have windows me full version on a custom built computer. My cd-rom drive doesn't work that well. If I want to reformat my hard drive could I use my cd-rw drive instead to read my windows me cd from? Does anyone know if that would work or not?

Do I just change the drive letter from e:\setup to f:\setup?
My cd-rom drive is d so I use e:\setup
My cd-rw drive is e so I guess I would use f:\setup is that correct?

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Old 11-01-2004, 07:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah, I have a CD-RW I use for everything. You have to change the drive letter to the letter of the CD-RW drive. In my case it's f:\setup.

In your case it would be e:\setup

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Old 11-02-2004, 05:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Should work fine.

I wouldn't worry about driveletter's. just boot the floppy and type A:/setup
this nornmally works
otherwise try some different letters
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