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I am trying to format my computer and I can't get it to start in MS-DOS. I am currently running Windows XP Pro. I have made the start-up disk, but it still starts Windows.

Any information would be helpful, thanx!


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MSDOS is not part of XP....

a normal format would include booting from your XP cd after the Bios has been set to boot the optical drive first.

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I don't have the XP disk, I just bought the computer second hand. Is there anyway I can format it without the disk?

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you can set it in bios to boot from floppy and use a boot disk, but you will lose all what os you going to use?

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okay, how do I get to the BIOS so I can boot from the floppy?

I'm going to run Windows ME

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