Help with re-formatting Tags: Formatting Windows Last response: April 25, 2003 3:25 AM in Windows 95/98/ME Share redslurpee April 24, 2003 7:27:09 PM i need to format an old win 98 computer, but i have only re-formatted with a disk from the hard drive company. my question is how do i create a fdisk so i can whipe the drive? any ideas whould be usefull. I have ATI Stock And a NVIDIA card More about : formatting jiffy April 24, 2003 8:39:38 PM I usually set the BIOS to boot up from the CD, then windows will install. Sometimes it gave me a hard time, because there was already an operating system on there, so I been using FDISK ever since. I can’t recall if it formatted that way. Anyway you can download a bootdisk <A HREF="http://www.mirrors.org/archived_software/www.bootdisk.c..." target="_new">Here</A> or make your own <A HREF="http://www.compguystechweb.com/troubleshooting/fdisk/bo..." target="_new">Here</A> *************************************** When you feel that reality does not suit you, live a fantasy life. elzt April 25, 2003 2:54:22 AM Yeah, just boot off the floppy into real DOS mode and run the good old format command to wipe the drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Toejam31 April 25, 2003 3:25:27 AM <A HREF="http://freepctech.com/pc/001/002.shtml" target="_new">Formatting a hard drive</A> Toey <A HREF="http://forums.btvillarin.com/index.php?act=ST&f=41&t=32..." target="_new"><font color=green>My System Rigs</font color=green></A> ___________________________________________ <A HREF="http://forums.btvillarin.com/" target="_new"><b><font color=purple>BTVILLARIN.com</font color=purple></b></A> - <i><font color=orange>Your Computer Questions Answered</font color=orange></i> Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp reformatting without VAIO recovery disk ForumNeed help reformatting HDD!?!??! ForumReformatting ForumNo audio/video after reformatting Dell Dimension 3000 ForumHelp on reformatting hard drive? ForumReformatting Hard Drive ForumReformatting of RAID 0 partition ForumReplacing motherboard but not reformatting ? ForumHelp w/ reformatting and installing audio/video drivers for windows xp Forumcan I increase C drive partition without reformatting and .. ForumDrive not detected during reformatting windows 7. ForumWindows 7 hanged up while reformatting ForumReformatting Vista to Win 7 Problems ForumReformatting with upgrade disk ForumCan I use my product key after reformatting ? ForumDrivers for Gateway MT3421 after reformatting HELP ! Forum"NTLDR is missing" windows 95 ForumDo I bother with SE? If so... ForumProblem with IExplorer Links ForumAdditional help upgrading to SE More resources !