The tapping of the F8 key about once a second and selecting the Command Prompt will land you ar the command prompt. From there you can delete files as you need to clear up space.
SCANDISK can also be run to fix minor issues.
Since you have a P3 and run Windows 98, I'm sure you have been using DOS for years.
I am using a friend's computer and have committed the ultimate tech party foul of WRECKING!@#! it. I was spoiled by my 80gigs of space on my own comp and was transfering my mp3s ovr to the hard drive via cd. I wasn't paying attention to the available drive space (doh!) and got an error message telling me I was running low on space. No problem, I thought. It's happened before. I started to shift+delete some music (shift+delete sends the file to null space rather than moving it to your recycle bin for those not in the know). Then the screen goes blank and a cursor appears in the upper left of the screen blinking at me unmercifully. I reboot... same thing. I take the hard drive out and connect it to a xp computer and another WIN98 computer and they both tell me I need to format the drive. Neither lets me explore the drive so that I can delete some files.
Question is: Can I access the drive without formatting it and losing everything?
...and will deleting files and making space allow windows enough room to move if this does happen.
I look forward to any and all suggestions. Thanks
I think 20gig hard drive
I think around PIII pentium
I have access also to a 2.7 ghz XP comp with 30gigs of available space.