Can I delete pre-installed XP pro?

  lodger 16:43 01 May 08

I want to reinstall my preinstalled xp pro, or just delete it and use 98se.....cos I have no XP cd, i cant find a format option and i cant make a bootable there a way that i can format drive C without using the xp cd?????

  evolucions 16:47 01 May 08

If you have a second computer you can connect your HDD to that as a slave (still keeping your primary drive installed) and i can talk you through formatting from there.

  Ditch999 16:51 01 May 08

Or if you are installing 98SE then boot from that CD and format through it.

  lodger 16:53 01 May 08

i have a second pc, tell me cable i need to connect them up................

  evolucions 16:55 01 May 08

before we start have you got the disc for 98 SE since there is a format option before you start installation of the new operating system on the disc

  lodger 16:56 01 May 08

sounds promising too , ok i try 98 cd first, and report back............thanks fellas

  evolucions 16:58 01 May 08

just need to double check have you got the driver cd that came with the computer.

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