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« on: May 25, 2005, 01:16:39 AM »

I want a blank, freshly partitioned and formatted hard disk. I have windows 98 SE I need to clear it off to install windows XP. Can anyone run me through the process of clearing off 98? I already know how to install XP. Any help would be great. Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2005, 01:23:19 AM »

Boot your PC with a Win98 BOOT DISK

Use FDISK & FORMAT to Partition the drive and Format the Hardrive.

Here's a link on how to use them:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=255867&product=w98

Get a Win98 Boot Disk from here: http://www.bootdisk.com/

I just noticed you want to install WinXP!
Just insert the WinXP CD in the CD-Drive .. installation should Auto Start.
The XP CD will Partition and Format the Drive for you .. wiping the HDD clean .. Grin

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