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kellyr

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hey, i am working on a friends pc, we ran fdisk and reformatted it, then when trying to run setup.exe from a prompt it gets to going to run scandisk, then restarts. I have also chnaged the prompt from a: to D:setup.exe, same thing it restarts. what to do?
 

kellyr

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by the way, system is windows 98 SE and it restarts when it starts scanning system registry. hope you all can get me going.
Thanks, Kelly
 
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Actually, if you booted with a boot disk and started with cd rom support, you should be running the setup from E:

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Usually when installing an operating system it does a scan of the drive and then installs but you can bypass the scan check.
I'm forgotten the command for it and I have Windows Me machine but you could try c:\setup.exe /? for the query and usually it should give you the command switches to bypass the scan check. Can you please let me know what commands you use.Thanks
 
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