formatting pc under windows xp

  onmehed 18:20 17 Jun 03
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I cannot get to a command prompt so i can format my HDD, how do i do this with windows xp. i have tried using the boot disks i downloade but that doesnt work. Any ideas would be gratefully appreciated.

  hspurs 18:27 17 Jun 03

Hi There
You need to go into the bios and set boot froM cd rom. then just insert your copy of xp and the option to format dard drive will be available
Best of luck Huw

  hspurs 18:28 17 Jun 03

Sorry for bad spelling in a rush

  Legolas 18:36 17 Jun 03

Try downloading an ME or 98 boot disk and use this to get to the prompt I have used both with XP

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