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SUZYNOW

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i am trying to instsall w98 when i get to set up i get a meassage that say's "set up cannot install 98 on your computer the hard drive is not compatable an error was found while formatting your primary hd" i had me on this pc tried to install xp but was a bad disk. now i need an o/s and am trying ti install 98 it has been about a week of struggling to get to this point i need an idiots set of insrtuctions please help
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sue
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just a quick question cause I have to leave for awhile.
Did you fdisk and format your drive before trying to install 98?
I beleive me and xp use nfst (?) and 98 needs fat32
 

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WinXP/Win2K/WinNT use the NTFS files system, Win98 FE/SE and WinME use the FAT32 file system. The drive would have to be repartitioned with fdisk or a similar third-party partitioning utility accordingly, then that partition formatted before the install of Win98.
 
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