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    Default how do i format a hard drive

    write i`ve formated my hard drive but i 4 got what to put in 2 install xp

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    Putting the XP CD in and booting from that usually helps

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    yeha in the bios choose boot from cdrom first and then u can install winxp from the cd...

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    Hi There Old Dog,

    I'm asuming you can't boot off the cd from the BIOS?
    If you've formatted your hard disk you must have a DOS boot disk yes? Boot off the DOS disk (Hopefully it has CD drivers on it) then change to the Windows XP CD Drive by doing a..

    d: (Followed by Return - Also assuming your CD drive is drive D)

    cd i386 (Folowed by Return)

    Winnt (Followed by Return)

    That will run the DOS based Windows XP setup.

    Plasma

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