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OfflineCptnGarden
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factory restoring without disc
    #2818872 - 06/22/04 10:59 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

ok i just got a second computer thats very fast but loaded with shit and ide like to factory restore it although i dont have a factory restore disc... it has 98 on it and its missing some files for it... ide like to reinstall 98 on it... is there any way i could like wipe the entire drive and reinstall 98? i remember something about deltree *.* to literally delete everything... but wouldnt it not install windows after that? if anyone knows any ways ide be very happy.


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Re: factory restoring without disc [Re: CptnGarden]
    #2819354 - 06/23/04 12:45 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

get a boot disk, and format the drive.


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Re: factory restoring without disc [Re: CptnGarden]
    #2819452 - 06/23/04 01:17 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

dont have any disk but a new windows 98 CD... how do i do it.


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Re: factory restoring without disc [Re: CptnGarden]
    #2819663 - 06/23/04 02:24 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Make a boot disk or use one from another OS, it will work on X9 & win2000/XP. To make a boot disk, get a floppy and put it in the A drive. Right click on format, choose quick format if it's got crap on it, and then make a boot disk.

Then reboot PC with this disk in the A drive. At the prompt of A:\ type C:\ and then at the prompt of C:\ type in C: format ...then remove the floppy disk, put the 98 CD in the rom drive and reboot. Install away.

If it's a big HD you have then partition it (use partition magic and save yourself the BS) so you can backup fast by dropping all the shit to the D drive, format the primary C drive and install clean/new OS + appz ect with ease. That's it.

Why do you want to put 98 on? 2000 or XP is better. It's the same input of hours to do, better invested IMO.


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Re: factory restoring without disc [Re: CptnGarden]
    #2819879 - 06/23/04 04:08 AM (13 years, 10 months ago)

i love you


i know 98 like the back of my hand


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