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Installing new Hard Drive Problems

My old hard drive failed and I ordered a new one. I have the Original Recovery CDROM but I don't have the Recovery Floppy that goes with it. I bought this used and I am trying to restore it to factory. Is there a download for the Floppy to go with the CD. The Users Manual says I have to have both.
A21m 2628-G1U, Windows 98, 128 Ram, 30Gb HD.
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  • Stephen Sep 11, 2008

    I will try that Robert, sounds logical. Wish me luck. I will write back with the results Thanks for your help!
    Stephen


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I suspect you need both because the cd is not a bootable one. download a win 98 boot disk from www.bootdisks.com it will allow you to boot to dos.... then you change to the cd rom drive letter.. usually D: ... tho sometimes even X: and then type setup... that should start the restore.

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