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Unistall Windows XP and Reinstall Windows 98


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Ok...give me the partition info again...let's see if we have a primary partition.

Start fdisk again and do option 4 on the options screen to get the info.

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Edited by wannabe1, 23 November 2005 - 04:49 PM.

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I appreciate all the help. The screen says:

Display Partition Information
Current fixed disk drive: 1
No partitions defined
Press Esc to continue
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Ok...Let's do this one step at a time... :tazz:

Press Esc to go back to the previous screen. Then choose option 1. Create DOS partition or Logical DOS Drive and press ENTER
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Next, press 1 to select the Create Primary DOS Partition menu option, and then press ENTER.
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Done. Now it wants me to select:

1. Create Primary DOS Partition
2. Create Extended DOS Partition
3. Create Logical DOS Drive(s) in the Extended DOS Partition
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Now...do you receive this message?

Do you wish to use the maximum available size for primary DOS partition?
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I am not sure yet. Do I select "1" to Create Primary DOS Partition? Just trying to make sure.
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Post #19 :tazz:
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No. I dont get the message you were looking for. It is hanging again at the same screen saying Verifying drive integrity, 0% complete.
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Sorry...I got ahead of you.....let me know when you catch up...... :tazz:
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I think I am up with you now, but it is hanging again at the same spot. I never get the message: Do you wish to use the maximum available size for primary DOS partition?
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I think we're working with the wrong bootdisk...download this Bootdisk, save it to the desktop. Double click on it and put the a floppy in the drive when prompted to do so to create a Win98SE OEM startup disk...

Let me know when you are ready
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Almost ready.....
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OK. I created the new disk, and rebooted to the A:\
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I wnet ahead and ran FDISK with the new bootdisk. But it is still hanging up in the exact same spot.
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