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Format Issue

by wmike95 / April 1, 2004 5:28 AM PST


After formatting a Win 95 system I can't install Win98.The drive is 2Gig
I get an error claiming there is not enough disk space.
I used the Format C: command with the /S.
The drive seems to have a C and several other drives as well.
I think I must have screwed up the partitions in the progress here.Win 95 will install without issue.
Thanks for any assistance


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Start over, in this order. . .
by Coryphaeus / April 1, 2004 8:51 AM PST
In reply to: Format Issue

1.) Run fdisk and remove all but one partition.

2.) Format C:\

3.) Sys C:\

Reboot with CD support (there will be a virtual D or E drive, ignore it).

At the A:\ prompt, type setup. (without the .)

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Format C: Using W98 Boot Disk
by pfeffer3 / April 1, 2004 9:35 AM PST
In reply to: Format Issue

And then load W98.

If HDD had more than one partition, run Fdisk and remove all except one, and then Format C: using W98 boot disk, and then load W98.

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