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helpmeplease 11-22-2004 11:16 AM

format a pc

i need to format my pc, but i cant! can you help me please...
i dont have an a: drive by the way

soccerfan 11-22-2004 11:18 AM

Re: format a pc
confusing :confused: we have an acer rc500
it formats in other way.

FuRgy 11-22-2004 11:39 AM

Re: format a pc
If you are running Windows 95/98/ME then not having a floppy drive is a big problem....I would get one installed if I were you, They're only cheap

If you are running Windows XP then just restart your computer with the XP disc in your drive, But make sure your Boot order is set so the CD Drive boots first

helpmeplease 11-22-2004 11:46 AM

format a pc
its win XP and nothing happens when i restart

rakedog 11-22-2004 11:49 AM

Re: format a pc
you have to make sure boot order is CD. Go into bios, (F12 I think, look at the very first screen you see), and scroll around until you find boot order. First should be C drive, then cd disk. Change that so that CD is first, then C drive. Then put in your winXP cd and restart.

IAntDemo 11-22-2004 01:29 PM

Re: format a pc
keep your hand on DEL button then it will go threw things then it goes to your bios when in your bios it should say advanced bios somet like tht go in there then boot first from your cd drive then your HDD twice then disaable your floppy.

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