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    Format old style

    I have on old win 95 system that dell is picking up for recycling. How do i format the hdd? I have the win 95 cd. (dont think it is bootable)
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    www.bootdisk.com - get a windows 98 bootdisk, make it, boot it, run format.
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    do a google for bootdisk.com

    gives you various self extracting files for relevant operating systems

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    you need a bootdisk of some sort. load it up when you are at the command prompt run Format c: <enter> obviously substitute C: for your drive letter.

    Infact come to thing of it, doesn't Win95 on boot, if you press F8 give you an option to go to the command prompt only or safemode command prompt or something. You can format from there.

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    I cant get my keyboard to work with it sand it will only boot into commsand prompt so i dont no. Dont think there is anything imortant on there, all there is is our address but that dont matter, ill go box it up.
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