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Old 06-08-2005, 10:25 PM   #1
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hi guys... i just wanna clarify something.. can i use win98 startup disk in reformatting my pc and installing xp pro? cause i was using win98 previously and i wanna upgrade my OS to xp pro and i dont have xp start up disk.. or can i just use the xp cd itself in reformatting the hard drive?
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Old 06-08-2005, 10:29 PM   #2
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Use the XP disk. No problem. It will ask for the 98 disk , insert it and it will do the upgrade.
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Old 06-08-2005, 10:33 PM   #3
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ok. thanks a lot.. ill just let u know if i encountered some problems.. thanks for the quick reply.. =)
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I dont know about you.. But I never liked the partitioner in Xp disk.. Feels cheesy..

you acn use 98 disk.. I prefer to use a more powerfull tool. Download and use this disk for all your emergency needs..
http://ebcd.pcministry.com/

use the Fdisk do partition.. then format.. I use the dos emulator to do all this..
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Old 06-08-2005, 11:47 PM   #5
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Buzz, thanks for the link...been using bart and was looking for something new to try.
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I've heard about barts.. never tried it.. Always been happy with EBCD
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