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phatty
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« on: March 20, 2004, 10:35:49 PM »

PLEASE SUPPLY RELEVANT INFORMATION:
Operating System Version:Win 98
Problem Application Name & Version:
Problem Hardware Make & Model:
Error Messages:No Operating System Found





I dont really care about the files that are already on the computer. I am just trying to reformat it, so i can use it again. Each time i start it, it says "No Operating System Found" and tells to "Insert boot disk" I do not have it because it is very old...Undecided

It shows a big picture of a A drive and a disk Pointing UP.

If some one has a link or anything i can press to some how format the drive.

I have purchased the Windows XP prfessional for it so i have a operating system ready.

PLEASE if you have any informating post help me!

I have (that i use) WIN XP professional. It works fine. I am just going to use the other one for a sever like task.

by the way help me!
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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2004, 10:12:55 PM »

if it's really old you may not even be able to run XP on it.
try this...

go into your bios and change your boot sequence so that it scans the optical drive first
then insert the XP cd
then reboot your computer
follow the procedure for installing XP when your computer detects your cd drive.
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2004, 07:35:18 AM »

worked fine thx
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