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help I Fdisk my hard drive


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lwanek

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I tried to fdisk my hard drive and now it won't let me get past the loging information it won't even show that it is trying to load windows 98 or anything how do I fix this problem
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OK you were a little vague but if i have this right you managed to fdisk your hard drive and now you can not get to a dos prompt to initiate a re-install of your Win 98 software? If this is correct you are going to need a windows 98 boot disk with utilities. This should include a generic cd rom driver. You should boot up from a:drive with your startup disk. fidsk and make you primary partition active. Upon restart with your startup disk you should format and sys your drive. accomplished out of a: by the command line. format c:/s This will transfer the system files to your hard drive. You should then access your cd drive and initialize setup.exe. You should be well on your way to having an operating computer. I hope I have been of some help. If I went left on you. please clarify your request for help.

Edited by LINKUP19GS, 17 June 2004 - 07:30 AM.

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LTLhawg

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Hello Linkup...I had the same problem.
I can't get to windows at all. I have wiped out my OS and was trying to start over with XP from Me.
I just tried what you said from the a prompt....format c:/s

Got this message:

Microsoft windows no longer supports the format /s command. To create a startup disk, click the add/remove programs icon in control panel.
Format terminated!

Hahahaha...very funny...I can't get into windows! <_<

Hope you can help!
thanks
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