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Formatting Windows XP to Install 98

By swd
May 2, 2004
  1. hey guys!

    how can I format windows xp to install back windows 98.

    I need help.

    if you guys could give me in doing this, I will be more than welcome..

    btw: my computer came with HP backup cds (with 98), so I just need to format XP and then run this CDS and everything will be installed as when I bought the computer.

    Regards
    Miki
     
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You can just try booting from those HP CDs. It may be that they kindly offer to format the HD for you.

    The normal way to format is to boot to DOS either from a 98 boot floppy or the 98 CD and run "format c:". Get the 98 boot floppy with format utility from www.bootdisk.com.
     
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