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Reformatting and Reinstalling Problems


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ok with the cd in d drive
c:>cd d: enter
d:>copy *.* c: enter
when all files are copied
d:>cd c: enter
C:>setup enter
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okay, whenever I typed cd d: it displayed d:> under it but it went back to c:> but when I typed d:> it would go to the d prompt so I tried to copy like that and it copied 15 files. Then when I did cd c: it did the same thing, so I typed c:> to get the c prompt and typed setup and it said bad command name
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I tried again with a different method and it said setup cannot be run in dos mode. Also, not sure if this matters or not, but if I run the boot disk with the cd in it and run with cd-rom support it won't work and then if I remove the disk and reinsert it it works fine.

Edited by FluffyDude, 13 January 2007 - 09:08 PM.

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Okay, so there's only 1 error message that seems to keep me from getting this done. It says "The disk or CD you inserted may be damaged" Now it's not like it does this at the very start. It does this at seemingly random points, and the disc is perfect. Not even a scratch.
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yeah as I said earlier sounds like a bad disc. It does happen
my server 2000 disc loads most of the way then fails it takes a lot to get it going. and its just a bad disc.
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Yea, well my computer's pretty jacked up even without that. It freezes at random points and all this other crap. I think the power supply might be messed up. But I'm not nearly dumb enough to touch that.
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ok so lets step back 1
did you run fdisk ok and get the drive to format correctly
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yea, except it's in fat32 format, but that can convert pretty easy.
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did the whole drive format ok. and yes we can convert it later. I am still thinking a bad disk/cd
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yea, sadly that's probably what it is.
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