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Old 12-13-03, 09:11 AM   #1
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How can i get to msdos mode in XP or can i reformat my hard drive in XP?
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Old 12-13-03, 09:23 AM   #2
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If your partitions are FAT32 you can use a bootable w98 floppy. If they are NTFS, you need something like NTFSDOS to be able to access the partitions.
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Old 12-14-03, 09:04 AM   #3
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If you want to format a partition other than your OS partition right click on my computer - manage - disk management. From there you can create partions and format anything you want. If you want to wipe your c: drive then boot off of the XP cd and wipe it as you do the install.
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Yeah, I'd use the XP boot CD/FDD to format the main partition. You wouldn't be able to format your drive using NTFS (or even access it, if it's a NTFS drive) with a w98 bootdisk anyway.

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I used something else to format my hdd.
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