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Old 10-16-2004, 04:56 PM   #1
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help


i need some info if i put the 98 cd in my cd-rom can i then just format my h-d and delete linux off

i have suse pro 9.1 on the h-d and
i want it off


i had to aks this befor that bloody moron on my comp blows it up
 
Old 10-16-2004, 05:01 PM   #2
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umm... i'm not sure the 98 cd has that capability... you need to re-partition your machine with fat32.

get a buddy with a partition manager program to help you out.
 
Old 10-16-2004, 05:49 PM   #3
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Smile how do i delete linux

how do i delete linux OFF my h-d

i want to put windows 98 on it so i can up grade with xp

suse pro 9.1 is on my h-d with grub bootloader


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Old 10-16-2004, 05:51 PM   #4
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Check my public bookmarks (see my sig), there are links to MS's knowledge base with the instructions. Simple answer, boot from 98, drop into a command line, run fdisk /mbr, run fdisk destroy the partitions, create a new one, format it and reinstall 98.
 
Old 10-16-2004, 06:03 PM   #5
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Use the fdisk program to knock out your partitions. And please do not post what is really one question twice - post once and ask any follow up questions in the original.
 
Old 10-17-2004, 02:18 PM   #6
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Your two two threads have been merged.
 
Old 10-21-2004, 07:44 AM   #7
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Check my public bookmarks (see my sig), there are links to MS's knowledge base with the instructions. Simple answer, boot from 98, drop into a command line, run fdisk /mbr, run fdisk destroy the partitions, create a new one, format it and reinstall 98.
were do i use this command
 
Old 10-21-2004, 08:05 AM   #8
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Try this:[list=1][*]Insert Windows 98 CD in the drive.[*]Reboot[*]When the CD boots, it will ask you if you want to setup Windows or boot to a command prompt.[*]Select command prompt.[*]When you see the D:\WIN98 prompt (assuming your CD drive is D), type in fdisk /mbr[*]Then type in fdisk[*]Choose option 3 (I think ... doing this from a distant memory) to delete the NON-DOS partitions.[*]Exit fdisk and reboot with the CD still in the drive[*]Setup Windows 98 ... it will partition the drive for you.[/list=1]
HTH
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Old 10-21-2004, 08:14 AM   #9
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Try this:[list=1][*]Insert Windows 98 CD in the drive.[*]Reboot[*]When the CD boots, it will ask you if you want to setup Windows or boot to a command prompt.[*]Select command prompt.[*]When you see the D:\WIN98 prompt (assuming your CD drive is D), type in fdisk /mbr[*]Then type in fdisk[*]Choose option 3 (I think ... doing this from a distant memory) to delete the NON-DOS partitions.[*]Exit fdisk and reboot with the CD still in the drive[*]Setup Windows 98 ... it will partition the drive for you.[/list=1]
HTH
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well it never booted so that is not going to work
 
Old 10-21-2004, 08:22 AM   #10
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Download a bootdisk from here. Every flavour of Windows bootdisks imaginable.

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Old 10-21-2004, 08:27 AM   #11
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Re: help

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Originally posted by OMEGA-DOOM
i need some info if i put the 98 cd in my cd-rom can i then just format my h-d and delete linux off

i have suse pro 9.1 on the h-d and
i want it off


i had to aks this befor that bloody moron on my comp blows it up
You want if off? Boot suse into console. Login as root. Then type "rm / -fr" and press enter. There ya go.
 
Old 10-22-2004, 11:57 PM   #12
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Originally posted by Haiyadragon
You want if off? Boot suse into console. Login as root. Then type "rm / -fr" and press enter. There ya go.
Boot suse into console

how do i do that
 
Old 10-23-2004, 05:08 AM   #13
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Actually, boot it anyway you want. If you boot to a graphical desktop: open a terminal, alt-F2 then type either "konsole" or "gnome-terminal" and enter. Then a terminal will pop up where you can type stuff.
Type "su" and enter.
Enter your root password and enter.
Then type "rm / -fr" and press enter.
Reboot.
 
  


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