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At the DOS prompt, XCOPY all the old drive designations to the newer designated drives. b. If this is the case, I usually quick-start install XP. Click on the Start, Programs, MS-DOS Prompt.

Please try again now or at a later time. First, decide if you want to use the whole hard drive for one partition or if you want to set up multiple partitions (i.e., c: drive and d: drive). If you go for NTFS, you would not be able to use dos in the same way as you have so far, NTFS does not run on DOS, and why use

Register now! i will need to read it a couple of times i am sure. Copy: What I consider simple right in the Windows environment. Whatever you use, READ the Help files first.

Number two, you cannot install Windows to a 48-bit LBA drive. to do this, ON WINDOWS 98, get the boot disk, or any boot disk and put it in and staryt the machine now type FORMAT C: (follow the instructions and finish). Have a clean formatted floppy disk in the drive and click the EXE file you downloaded and it will create the bootdisk you need. Choose the first option, Start Computer with CD-ROM support.

GB on that C: drive partition? SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion win 98 se and new seagate 200gb i want plentiful so i don't get any problems...

g. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-98-will-not-recognize-my-80gb-hard-drive-104411/ Protect Your PC!http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/default.aspx-------------------------------------------------------------------------"Root" wrote:| Hi, I am running Win 2000 Pro on a 60GB harddisk- two partiotions: | OS and data.| | I am thinking of adding a 2nd harddisk (40GB) Type format c: and follow the prompts. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 7, 2004 12:52 AM PDT In reply to: Re:Absolutely.

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. weblink Back to top #8 qtaqq qtaqq Topic Starter Members 101 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:42 PM Posted 21 October 2010 - 07:54 AM Is that a positive or negative if our I recommend creating partitions based on percentage. If it is C:\ drive only, then we're dealing with only one partition.

Step 1 - Deleting Existing Partitions (Use these instructions if you are not using a new hard drive and want to delete your old one.) a. Start over, and set this option appropriately in the BIOS. A prepared hard disk drive ready for receiving an OS similarly constructed or fashion as the drive from which a copy will come. http://secondsolution.net/installing-a/installing-a-second-cpu.php So if for example i need 20 gig of space for the OS , the other 2 partitions will be 90 gig.

If a step doesn't apply, simply skip it.a. d. I have a 200 GB drive on a Pentium Pro (VS440FX) mobo. 20GB for 98 partition, ~180GB for CD ISO storage (I hate using the actual CDs.) Works fine.


can you give me any suggestions on how to use fdisk; things to expect,things i need to make sure i do, etc... Go to [2] Set active partition and enter the number of the partition set as active. FAT32 must be used for any partition larger than 2 GB.6. This is done using the Windows 98 SE boot disk.

Enter the percentage as follows: xx%. (Be sure to put in the percent sign, or it will take the value as size in bytes.) Then hit Enter, and your partitions will Then post a reply asking.Note: I mentioned drive structure because there are most likely files referenced in the old system registry and their location must not change, if the OS is So! 5. http://secondsolution.net/installing-a/installing-a-cdrw.php then load up the bootup disk...

Then, "what are you going to do with it?" Maybe you said that in your question but let me cover a few items next for our/your understanding.(1) If this is some