Problem formating Hard Drive

  gcha 15:07 11 Jul 04
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My recent posting regarding RAM upgrade with 133MHz module worked fine but I know have another problem with formating the HD. The PC currently has an early Win98 OS which I want to upgrade to Win98SE. I booted up with a Win98 startup floppy and tried to reformat the HD. The programme started but after 3% stopped with the message "insufficient memory to proceed". There is 256M RAM on the PC. I tried using the floppy on another PC running 98SE and 128M RAM to reformat an unused partion and it worked fine. Any advice would be welcome

  Rayuk 15:14 11 Jul 04

click here
May be of help to you,look further down the page for your error description

  Graham ® 15:21 11 Jul 04

Try a boot disk 98SE OEM from click here

  Smiler 15:21 11 Jul 04

try the first solution here click here

  Diemmess 16:51 11 Jul 04

I think your Bootdisk is fine as it is, I suggest you look at Smiler's link, print it off, and then go through those suggestions in order, and to the letter

  gcha 19:55 15 Jul 04

Thank you all for your help and the suggestions.
I'm sure there is a solution in there somwhere, I just need to work through it.

Again, many thanks

  ollie < one> 01:52 16 Jul 04

add

  gcha 18:51 16 Jul 04

At last I now have a working Windows 98SE OS

Thanks again All

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