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Is there any way that I can reboot my windows 98 computer without a system recovery disk? I think my computer recently had a virus (in all probability still has one), and i can only open a few select programs, though i think free cell still works. i just want to know if i can do something that i'll be able to wipe the computer and install an operating system.
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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

There are a multitude of ways you can wipe your system clean but you can only install an operating system if you have the install disk..

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I can go out and buy an operating system, that's not the part i'm worried about. ideally i would just be able to use my current OS and fix it, but i'm not that optimistic. unfortunately, i'm not exactly a computer whiz. so i don't know how to whipe a computer.
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Well, depending on what you purchase for an OS, if it is Win2000 or XP, it will partition and format as it installs..

For anything else, get a Win98SE or WinME bootdisk from www.bootdisk.com and use that..

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