formatting fat32

  ricky J 13:53 05 Sep 06

I want to format my hardrive which is FAT32. My operating system is Win2000. How do i do this with a view of putting XP on my system.
Thanks in advance


  ACOLYTE 14:02 05 Sep 06

Boot from an OS floppy then at the promt type format c: or whatever you hard drive letter is.
click yes when asked and that should do it.
You may have to change the boot order in the bios to floppy drive first.

Another option is boot from the xp cd and format the drive from the xp setup,again you may have to make CD your first boot drive.

  woodchip 14:03 05 Sep 06

Just download a Win98se Boot Disc, click here Put a Blank Floppy disc in Comp the Double click the File you downloaded to create a Boot disc. Start with the Disc then at

A:\> type Format C: it will look like this

A:\>Format C: then press enter

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