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  1. leggs133

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    will someome walk me through installing an os system all the drivers are there so what do i do.
     
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    Are you installing from scratch or upgrading/reinstalling, or do you have a restore pack that came with your PC? The last one is easiest, simply restart with the appropriate disks in and follow instructions saying OK or Yes to everything. If upgrading/reinstalling then put the CD in and select reinstall/upgrade (whichever it is) and follow prompts. If installing from scratch i'll need to know which O/S it is, as they vary depending whether they are NT or 9x based.
     
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    Also, to install drivers go to control panel, system, select the thing your installing drivers for,properties, select update drivers and click have disk and select the directory with the drivers in.Hope this helps, shout if ive missed your point.
     
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    i still dont understand please step by step
     
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    What OS are you trying to install, is the machine completely empty or have you removed a previous os, normally you will need a floppy disk to get the cd rom drive to work (and install some basic system files) then run from CD, how's your knowledge of dos commands.
     
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    im not ang good at all, tyring to do this for a friend who is paraligec. wanted to help the machine is empty bet papers says it has drivers. so what do i do.
     
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    go to www.mikesweb.com and enter chatroom osos password osos- you dont have to register - it'll be quicker that way.
     
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    OK then, insert floppy and let it boot. Then insert cdrom and let that run. If it doesnt ask for it try "CD D:\" - changes dir to your cd rom (might be E in dos, it's funny with drive letters) then find the setup program by typing "dir /p"
    Press a key to scroll to next page. When you find something that looks loke setup or install exe the type that eg"setup.exe". Hopefully something will happen.
     
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