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    how to clean install windows xp

    yes, I was wondering if anyone knew an exact way to install windows xp on a hard drive. i formated my hard drive and am trying to install windows xp on it i tried to just use the formated hard drive by putting in the windows xp disk and letting it boot to the cd. but when i put it in it doesn't...
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    floppy drive won't read

    i've done every type of combination in the bios for the floppy and everything else and none of them work. do you think i might have to reinstall the floppy drive some how.
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    floppy drive won't read

    it doesn't read any disk. i tried a dos disk and a windows 98 disk. but it acts as if it ain't even trying to read any disk. the light won't even light up and when i reverse the cable to the floppy drive the lights stay on. and the manufacturer said that way the cables are reversed but the...
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    floppy drive won't read

    i am trying to format my hard drive and start over but i can't get my computer to boot up. all it does is go to the start screen and after it recognized the floppy drive it sais please insert bootable media. and i do and it just sais the same thing again when i press a button. it acts as if it's...
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    aol 8.0 firewall & popup blockers

    does anyone know of a firewall that will work with aol 8.0 I heard it had it's own firewall. but i went to a site to test my security protection. And i wasn't protected on all tests. Also i was wondering if anyone knows about a popup blocker that will work with aol. I downloaded a couple of them...
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    err. message: please insert bootable media from floppy

    there is no option to choose between two different floppy drives. it's just that it doesn't try to read any drive when i insert a floppy disk. it just goes strait to the floppy do you know any sites that tells information on error messages for boot up of windows 98
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    err. message: please insert bootable media from floppy

    the floppy doesn't come on if i insert the cable the other way. it's suppose to be towards the power right. i pressed f1 after system memory check. and put the floppy as the first boot device. is that even the bios setting. but it still doesn't recognize the floppy in the disk it's as if it...
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    err. message: please insert bootable media from floppy

    i went to the icon in my download files and automatically it sais to insert floppy into drive A: and i did and it wrote to the disk so the files must be on there. but the main problem is that it does recognize drive A: on my old computer. but it won't read from it the lights on the drive come...
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    err. message: please insert bootable media from floppy

    i am trying to start a computer that hasn't been used for awhile it is using windows 98 i got it from my cousins dad and he didn't give me any of the disks. and when i turn it on it sais please insert bootable media in appropriate drive and i downloaded a boot disk for it from www.bootdisks.com...
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