Clean install for XP have I done enough

By silver threads
Jan 13, 2005
  1. I am new to your boards, joined today. I need help on installing XP home. Have formatted HDD and done Fdisk - previous OS was win 98se. Have I done enough for a clean install of XP or do I need to do anything else? HDD is 40 Gig and not partitioned.
  2. monton

    monton TS Booster Posts: 110

    Clean install of XP Home

    I have used fdisk to delete the partitions on the old drive. Then set the cd-rom as the first boot device. But the XP disk in the drive, boot, and you are on your way.
  3. silver threads

    silver threads TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you Monton for your reply. You have confirmed what I needed to do. I have partitioned the Hdd but couldnt boot up from the CD so I downloaded the 6 floppies to setup XP and everything seemed fine until the XP cd found a problem with my partitioning and I had to exit setup. I think this needs a new thread as it is another problem.
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