Have to Format HDD. Which Order 4 Drivers etc?

  AngeTheHippy 13:53 17 Nov 07

Hi Chaps,
Well, just about give up on PC. Will just format and reinstall HDD. NOT sure though, which order I need to re install? eg. Drivers & Utils? Delete partition? ATI Radion cd?

Ta muchley,


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:24 17 Nov 07

Set Bios to boot from CD as first boot device.

Boot with the XP CD in the drive and enter setup

At the option - delete all partitions - create one for your Op system and format it.

Install windows

When windows up and running install the drivers for all your equipment - graphics - modem - card readers etc. order of driver install really doesn't matter I usually do motherboard first, graphics second.

  AngeTheHippy 14:40 17 Nov 07

stopped for about 10 mins for dinner.

OK then - after delete partiions, create one for op system & format it. Does it ask for how large a partition?



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