Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

ibm t22 thinkpad


  • Please log in to reply

#1
bigyin43

bigyin43

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 79 posts
trying to clean a hard drive using the cd drive and format c:
but it says that the drive doesn't exist ????

any ideas anyone ?

thanks in advance
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
dsenette

dsenette

    Je suis Napoléon!

  • Administrator
  • 26,019 posts
  • MVP
dban....http://dban.sourceforge.net/ make a bootable cd of this....and it will wipe the drive completely...
  • 0

#3
bigyin43

bigyin43

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 79 posts
managed to wipe the hard drive thank you .
but when i try to reformat to reinstall windows , it says that c: isn't large enough.
i tried fdisk , and recreate the partition but no joy on format ???

any ideas ?
  • 0

#4
dsenette

dsenette

    Je suis Napoléon!

  • Administrator
  • 26,019 posts
  • MVP
what version of windows are you installing?
  • 0

#5
bigyin43

bigyin43

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 79 posts
windows 98 SE.
however i cannot get the hard drive to format, either from the 98SE disk or an auxillary program.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP