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Old 12-17-2004, 10:03 AM   #1
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Question Fdisk

Hey Boys and Girls -

Alright let me lay down the situation we have at hand.

I'm trying to Load an OS on a New harddrive.

1st step - Deleting and recreating a partition; ------Check.

2nd Step - Formatting the C drive;---------------No check.

If you know anything about this at all I could really use your help here!!
My computer systems been down for a good solemn 3 months now-
(And it seems well, ridiculous?...absolutelyyy. )

Anyhow when I try to format my c drive
I get back Bad command or file name

When I transfer A:\C:\
I get back

Invalid media type reading drive C
Abort, Retry, Fail?

Im stumped...If you have any information that could help me at all...I'll love you foreverrr. So pllllease post me back with some long lost answers - ya hear? Thank ya kindly.

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Old 12-17-2004, 10:13 AM   #2
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Default Re: Fdisk

what OS did you have on?

the command for 95/98 is

format c:

Make sure you are on C promt

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Old 12-17-2004, 10:17 AM   #3
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If your just trying to reinstall the operating system then just stick in the cd (if you have a bootable cd drive) and then follow the installation instructions and it formats the drive for you after you choose which partition to put it on.
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