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Solved: Formating my Maxtor Hard Drive...

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by gfm72, Nov 19, 2002.

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  1. gfm72

    gfm72 Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    How do I format my hard drive, and create a boot disk so that I can clean out my old hard drive and then reinstall Win98 plus my device drivers? I have a new MSI 845 Ultra -AR motherboard with Pentium 4 and I am in the process of completing my building of a new PC. I still am using my old 10.2 Gbyte Maxtor hard drive from my previous Gateway PC but I want to clean it out and then re-install Win98 plus my device drivers. Thanks for all of your help in advance.
     
  2. linuxrocks

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    For boot disk, go to Add/Remove Programs > Startup Disk. To format HD, boot using boot disk and use the command
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    format c:
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    Make sure you save all of your drivers and files you need on a CD or different partition before continuing.
     
  3. NotRite²

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