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Anonymous
June 12, 2005 3:37:03 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup (More info?)

I installed 2000Prof and converted the partition as NTFS.
Now I want to uninstall and reformat the hard disk, I cannot do that in
FDisk.
How do I do that ?

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Anonymous
June 12, 2005 3:37:04 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup (More info?)

To do a clean install, either boot the Windows 2000 install CD-Rom or setup
disks. The set of four install disks can be created from your Windows 2000
CD-Rom; change to the \bootdisk directory on the CD-Rom and execute
makeboot.exe (from dos) or makebt32.exe (from 32 bit) and follow the
prompts.

When you get to the point, delete the existing NTFS and or other partitions
found. After you delete the partition(s) abort the install, then again
restart the pc booting the CD-Rom or setup disks to avoid unexpected drive
letter assignments with your new install.

Be sure to apply these to your new install before connecting to any network.

http://download.microsoft.com/download/E/6/A/E6A04295-D...
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...

--
Regards,

Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
Microsoft Certified Professional
Microsoft MVP [Windows]
http://www.microsoft.com/protect

"Man Utd" wrote:
|I installed 2000Prof and converted the partition as NTFS.
| Now I want to uninstall and reformat the hard disk, I cannot do that in
| FDisk.
| How do I do that ?
|
|
Anonymous
June 13, 2005 2:55:20 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup (More info?)

Thanks.
As I encountered some strange things in my harddisk:
I used to have single OS in my PC, ie Win98, then I got dual boot with
Win2K.

Sometime ago, I deleted the partitions by FDisk, formatted my harddisk and
just installed Win2K. However, when I boot up, I still got the dual boot
options. I tried format, installed several times but still got the same dual
boot. Why ?
I did delete the entry in the boot.ini file and made that to single option.
But the question is why I got that dual boot options after deleted the
partition and reformat, installed Win2K?

I got a frustrated situation of my PC, not sure related to my previous dual
boot and reformat, reinstallation of WIn2K:
My PC reboot millions of times when power on, even before login, is that
something to do with my masterboot record or my harddisk ? Or the power
supply?

"Dave Patrick" <mail@Nospam.DSPatrick.com> wrote in message
news:#po2sjvbFHA.2696@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> To do a clean install, either boot the Windows 2000 install CD-Rom or
setup
> disks. The set of four install disks can be created from your Windows 2000
> CD-Rom; change to the \bootdisk directory on the CD-Rom and execute
> makeboot.exe (from dos) or makebt32.exe (from 32 bit) and follow the
> prompts.
>
> When you get to the point, delete the existing NTFS and or other
partitions
> found. After you delete the partition(s) abort the install, then again
> restart the pc booting the CD-Rom or setup disks to avoid unexpected drive
> letter assignments with your new install.
>
> Be sure to apply these to your new install before connecting to any
network.
>
>
http://download.microsoft.com/download/E/6/A/E6A04295-D...
D095E/W2KSP4_EN.EXE
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
> Microsoft Certified Professional
> Microsoft MVP [Windows]
> http://www.microsoft.com/protect
>
> "Man Utd" wrote:
> |I installed 2000Prof and converted the partition as NTFS.
> | Now I want to uninstall and reformat the hard disk, I cannot do that in
> | FDisk.
> | How do I do that ?
> |
> |
>
>
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June 13, 2005 2:55:21 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup (More info?)

You havent 'clean installed' win2k successfully.
If, using win2k disk you had deleted all partitions, then recreated and
formatted, all data would have been erased

"Man Utd" <alanpltseNOSPAM@yahoo.com.au> wrote in message
news:%23CoAd10bFHA.584@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Thanks.
> As I encountered some strange things in my harddisk:
> I used to have single OS in my PC, ie Win98, then I got dual boot with
> Win2K.
>
> Sometime ago, I deleted the partitions by FDisk, formatted my harddisk and
> just installed Win2K. However, when I boot up, I still got the dual boot
> options. I tried format, installed several times but still got the same
dual
> boot. Why ?
> I did delete the entry in the boot.ini file and made that to single
option.
> But the question is why I got that dual boot options after deleted the
> partition and reformat, installed Win2K?
>
> I got a frustrated situation of my PC, not sure related to my previous
dual
> boot and reformat, reinstallation of WIn2K:
> My PC reboot millions of times when power on, even before login, is that
> something to do with my masterboot record or my harddisk ? Or the power
> supply?
>
> "Dave Patrick" <mail@Nospam.DSPatrick.com> wrote in message
> news:#po2sjvbFHA.2696@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> > To do a clean install, either boot the Windows 2000 install CD-Rom or
> setup
> > disks. The set of four install disks can be created from your Windows
2000
> > CD-Rom; change to the \bootdisk directory on the CD-Rom and execute
> > makeboot.exe (from dos) or makebt32.exe (from 32 bit) and follow the
> > prompts.
> >
> > When you get to the point, delete the existing NTFS and or other
> partitions
> > found. After you delete the partition(s) abort the install, then again
> > restart the pc booting the CD-Rom or setup disks to avoid unexpected
drive
> > letter assignments with your new install.
> >
> > Be sure to apply these to your new install before connecting to any
> network.
> >
> >
>
http://download.microsoft.com/download/E/6/A/E6A04295-D...
> D095E/W2KSP4_EN.EXE
> > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
> > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> >
> > Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
> > Microsoft Certified Professional
> > Microsoft MVP [Windows]
> > http://www.microsoft.com/protect
> >
> > "Man Utd" wrote:
> > |I installed 2000Prof and converted the partition as NTFS.
> > | Now I want to uninstall and reformat the hard disk, I cannot do that
in
> > | FDisk.
> > | How do I do that ?
> > |
> > |
> >
> >
>
>
Anonymous
June 13, 2005 4:39:24 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup (More info?)

So in my current situation, I have Win2K installed.
Do I need to boot my PC with the Win2K floppy disk 1 to boot into Win2K
installation ?

"DL" <dl@spoofmail> wrote in message
news:eA$2ed1bFHA.2520@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> You havent 'clean installed' win2k successfully.
> If, using win2k disk you had deleted all partitions, then recreated and
> formatted, all data would have been erased
>
> "Man Utd" <alanpltseNOSPAM@yahoo.com.au> wrote in message
> news:%23CoAd10bFHA.584@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> > Thanks.
> > As I encountered some strange things in my harddisk:
> > I used to have single OS in my PC, ie Win98, then I got dual boot with
> > Win2K.
> >
> > Sometime ago, I deleted the partitions by FDisk, formatted my harddisk
and
> > just installed Win2K. However, when I boot up, I still got the dual boot
> > options. I tried format, installed several times but still got the same
> dual
> > boot. Why ?
> > I did delete the entry in the boot.ini file and made that to single
> option.
> > But the question is why I got that dual boot options after deleted the
> > partition and reformat, installed Win2K?
> >
> > I got a frustrated situation of my PC, not sure related to my previous
> dual
> > boot and reformat, reinstallation of WIn2K:
> > My PC reboot millions of times when power on, even before login, is that
> > something to do with my masterboot record or my harddisk ? Or the power
> > supply?
> >
> > "Dave Patrick" <mail@Nospam.DSPatrick.com> wrote in message
> > news:#po2sjvbFHA.2696@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> > > To do a clean install, either boot the Windows 2000 install CD-Rom or
> > setup
> > > disks. The set of four install disks can be created from your Windows
> 2000
> > > CD-Rom; change to the \bootdisk directory on the CD-Rom and execute
> > > makeboot.exe (from dos) or makebt32.exe (from 32 bit) and follow the
> > > prompts.
> > >
> > > When you get to the point, delete the existing NTFS and or other
> > partitions
> > > found. After you delete the partition(s) abort the install, then again
> > > restart the pc booting the CD-Rom or setup disks to avoid unexpected
> drive
> > > letter assignments with your new install.
> > >
> > > Be sure to apply these to your new install before connecting to any
> > network.
> > >
> > >
> >
>
http://download.microsoft.com/download/E/6/A/E6A04295-D...
> > D095E/W2KSP4_EN.EXE
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
> > > Microsoft Certified Professional
> > > Microsoft MVP [Windows]
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/protect
> > >
> > > "Man Utd" wrote:
> > > |I installed 2000Prof and converted the partition as NTFS.
> > > | Now I want to uninstall and reformat the hard disk, I cannot do that
> in
> > > | FDisk.
> > > | How do I do that ?
> > > |
> > > |
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
June 13, 2005 4:39:25 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup (More info?)

Follow instructions given in Dave Patrick's reply

"Man Utd" <alanpltseNOSPAM@yahoo.com.au> wrote in message
news:uUjgmv1bFHA.228@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> So in my current situation, I have Win2K installed.
> Do I need to boot my PC with the Win2K floppy disk 1 to boot into Win2K
> installation ?
>
> "DL" <dl@spoofmail> wrote in message
> news:eA$2ed1bFHA.2520@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> > You havent 'clean installed' win2k successfully.
> > If, using win2k disk you had deleted all partitions, then recreated and
> > formatted, all data would have been erased
> >
> > "Man Utd" <alanpltseNOSPAM@yahoo.com.au> wrote in message
> > news:%23CoAd10bFHA.584@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> > > Thanks.
> > > As I encountered some strange things in my harddisk:
> > > I used to have single OS in my PC, ie Win98, then I got dual boot with
> > > Win2K.
> > >
> > > Sometime ago, I deleted the partitions by FDisk, formatted my harddisk
> and
> > > just installed Win2K. However, when I boot up, I still got the dual
boot
> > > options. I tried format, installed several times but still got the
same
> > dual
> > > boot. Why ?
> > > I did delete the entry in the boot.ini file and made that to single
> > option.
> > > But the question is why I got that dual boot options after deleted the
> > > partition and reformat, installed Win2K?
> > >
> > > I got a frustrated situation of my PC, not sure related to my previous
> > dual
> > > boot and reformat, reinstallation of WIn2K:
> > > My PC reboot millions of times when power on, even before login, is
that
> > > something to do with my masterboot record or my harddisk ? Or the
power
> > > supply?
> > >
> > > "Dave Patrick" <mail@Nospam.DSPatrick.com> wrote in message
> > > news:#po2sjvbFHA.2696@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> > > > To do a clean install, either boot the Windows 2000 install CD-Rom
or
> > > setup
> > > > disks. The set of four install disks can be created from your
Windows
> > 2000
> > > > CD-Rom; change to the \bootdisk directory on the CD-Rom and execute
> > > > makeboot.exe (from dos) or makebt32.exe (from 32 bit) and follow the
> > > > prompts.
> > > >
> > > > When you get to the point, delete the existing NTFS and or other
> > > partitions
> > > > found. After you delete the partition(s) abort the install, then
again
> > > > restart the pc booting the CD-Rom or setup disks to avoid unexpected
> > drive
> > > > letter assignments with your new install.
> > > >
> > > > Be sure to apply these to your new install before connecting to any
> > > network.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
http://download.microsoft.com/download/E/6/A/E6A04295-D...
> > > D095E/W2KSP4_EN.EXE
> > > > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
> > > > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03...
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Regards,
> > > >
> > > > Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
> > > > Microsoft Certified Professional
> > > > Microsoft MVP [Windows]
> > > > http://www.microsoft.com/protect
> > > >
> > > > "Man Utd" wrote:
> > > > |I installed 2000Prof and converted the partition as NTFS.
> > > > | Now I want to uninstall and reformat the hard disk, I cannot do
that
> > in
> > > > | FDisk.
> > > > | How do I do that ?
> > > > |
> > > > |
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
!