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#91
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i havent yet attached new drive as boot device did you want me to do that
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No...we'll do that on the other machine...go ahead and jumper it as master and install it in the 98 machine...hook it up.
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do i just cancel the program running?
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Is it about finished? You might as well let it run...we'll have to redow that step on the 98 machine. It almost sounds like it copied you XP mbr to the drive, though...we'll see in a bit. At least we know we've got a good drive.
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ready to go!
it searched for floppy boot disk
now its given me 3 choices
1start w/cd rom
2 start w/out cd rom
3 view help file
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Choose option 1...start with cd-rom support.
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it didnt work it say that it has no drives it says it doesnt have a fat32 system and now i am seeing a:/>
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could it be that the jumper settings are wrong?
i set it to master just like on the maxtor web site
should i go back to the original settings and try again?
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Type format C: /s...note the spaces...and press enter. Tell me what it does.

This was what I was afraid it did in the last step before..... :tazz: not to worry....

Edited by wannabe1, 20 November 2005 - 08:28 PM.

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format not supported on drive C:
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Yes...go back to the original settings for the jumper...did I forget to mention that in an earlier post? If so...sorry...
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no prob
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From post #90 on page 6...

Now we need to pull the drive out of the XP machine and jumper it back the way it was when you took it out of the Win98 machine...as master...and put it into the 98 machine hooked up to the last connector on the ribbon cable.

:tazz: :) :)
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wants me to make a choice again
safe mode
safe mode with networking
safemode with command prompt
last known good config
start windows normally
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Yep...it loaded the XP MBR as I suspected.......

Restart with the setup disk you made yesterday in the floppy drive...when you get to the options screen press Shift and F5 together. Post back when you get to the A: prompt...
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