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Formating the Hardisk drive using IBM corporation Computer

I can't reformat my PC , Pls help my PC IBM corporation Pentium II

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Get a windows 98 Boot Disc with format.com on it.

http://www.bootdisk.com/bootdisk.htm

Windows 98 SE Boot Disk Creator:
http://www.arrayservice.com.br/download/index.php?dir=8%20-%20Utilitarios%20de%20Boot/Disco%20Boot/&file=boot98se.exe
- Will create a floppy disk with what you need.

When you boot into the disc type:
Format C:

If this helps, remember to please rate the solution. Thanks

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Have you got a Windows 98 or other Windows cd?

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  • Write down the brand and information for all the hardware on your computer. Look in the Device Manager and make note of the brand and model of network adaptors, video cards, sound cards, printers, modems, and displays. After reformatting you might need this information to reinstall drivers.


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