Report • #12 trvlr August 12, 2010 at 09:48:53 He's got XP installed OK.What we need to know now is how many partitions on the drive as is; and file format(s).As It does the best system inventory I've seen, and I find it really helpful for migrations. (Belarc Advisor is free and I have no connection to it except as a grateful This is a good opportunity to be selective about what goes back on your computer. If xp is installed in c:, boot from ur win98 cd start the setup process as usuall Now u r prompted for the directory to install the os, select other directory, http://howtoblog.org/how-to/i-can-t-wipe-my-pc.html
At this point you can give away the machine or hard disk knowing that the casual user probably can't mine your old data. Unfortunately I have already disconnected all my cables. I though I had deleted XP, and I upgraded Vista. Next, locate all your original software that came with the computer. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-do-i-delete-my-operating-system-109278/
http://askleo.com/how_should_i_erase_my_hard_drive_before_i_give_it_away/ Reply Arjun Singh November 18, 2013 at 3:22 am I have a system with Windows XP installed on a 80GB hard drive plus a 250GB hard drive used only for Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Thank You.
The machine is 3-4 years old, so I didn't think a Windows 7 install would be unreasonable. To delete the partition, select option 3, delete partition. Just make sure you do it because the process explained below will wipe out all of your data. How To Remove One Operating System From Two Windows 95 with floppy diskettes Place the first diskette of Windows 95 into the computer.
Comment only on the article. How Do I Remove An Operating System From My Computer When it asks you where you want to install windows to, click on your current HDD and choose Delete, confirm by pressing L. Search my web page for backup and you will find many articles on the topic so I won't rehash it here. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000186.htm Wait a while.
Select the Search option and type reinstall in the Search text field (do not press Enter). How To Wipe A Hard Drive Windows Xp Without Cd the system would take about 10 - 15 minutes to boot. Since many of the sites that I used to refer listeners to regarding this subject have either disappeared or no longer have the information, I am starting a multi-part tip outlining by ajs1266 / June 14, 2005 10:40 AM PDT I have a pirated version of XP Professional on a Dell Inspiron 5000 with an Intel Pentium III w/597 mHz and 320
by jainbhawna12 / August 23, 2009 8:57 AM PDT In reply to: to Frank 1.In Windows XP: Plug in a flash drive or external hard drive (or a floppy disk if http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/236471-48-wipe-full-hard-drive-window Run dual operating systems? How To Delete Operating System Windows 7 Sep 14, 2005 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Topic Status: Not open for further How To Delete An Operating System Off A Hard Drive I can understand having no upgrade path from XP to Windows 7, but I don't understand why I can't just type in a license key when the final version is released?
Either way you do it, when you install XP it should detect your existing installation of 98 and automatically set up the dual-boot menu for you. 0 caperjack 875 11 Years You also would need to format and reinstall if you have encountered innumerable error messages or encounter a runaway virus. Is FDISK no longer available? I have it set up in my work shop and what I would like to do is uninstall Windows XP and install an older OS -- Windows 98, for which I How To Delete Os From Bios
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It is quite easy and the people here quite helpful 0 Catweazle 140 11 Years Ago For compatibility mode, right-click on the program icon and choose the 'Compatibility' tab. How To Remove Operating System From Boot Menu If you try to boot at this point, you'll get an error on the computer saying missing operating system. Finish the rest, then click Finish.(pics http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/winxp/install.mspx )20.
Most newer drives are SATA, but particularly on older machines, you're likely to run into IDE. Once at X:\WIN95> Type setup to begin the installation Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. this is discussed here:http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6618_10...However you asking how to remove XP and install 98SE?How is the drive partitioned at present; and file formats? How To Uninstall Os From Pc Win98 can't be installed on a partition formatted using NTFS.
Any help would be great. How do you do it? It spends some time (15 minutes or so in my case) estimating just how much non-Program data is on the machine. Often one or both of the latter are in a compressed folder within that floppy (once expanded from the image) already expanded.Some - but not all - '98 CDs were bootable;
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic31620.html That is if you haven't lost your present O/S. Please TRIPLE check that you have backed up any important data and that your backups are indeed functional. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - To reinstall Windows... It's true that this isn't an "upgrade" as it's a "migration" but an hour or so later I was all set and my relative had a machine with all the things
P.S.There are Linux version thsat run from a cd that can format the drive.Knoppix is one , There is a app that will format the drive to fat32 you can convert If your computer uses Windows 95/98 or Me, I recommend formatting and reinstalling Windows at least every two years as a maintenance routine. Also, you will have a disk or disks that are labeled ‘drivers'. Just pop in the legit Windows XP disk, and install it.