format hard drive

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Kenneth Alexander, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. Is there someone who could help me, I formatted my
    hard drive, and forgot to type in the last part of the command(\s), and with
    the 3.5 in boot disc, in, th ecomputer tells me the disc is not a system
    disc?
     
    Kenneth Alexander, Jul 12, 2003
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  2. Kenneth Alexander

    Shep© Guest

    On Sat, 12 Jul 2003 09:58:04 -0500, In this world we created "philo"
    <> wrote :

    >
    >"Kenneth Alexander" <> wrote in message
    >news:3f0eceff_1@newsfeed...
    >> Is there someone who could help me, I formatted my
    >> hard drive, and forgot to type in the last part of the command(\s), and

    >with
    >> the 3.5 in boot disc, in, th ecomputer tells me the disc is not a system
    >> disc?
    >>
    >>

    >
    >to reinstall an operating system you do *not* have to make the disk bootable
    >
    >however if you want to do so
    >just bootup with your floppy and issue the command sys c:
    >


    As Philo says.Setup.exe will make the partition a system partition on
    install.The,"S" switch in format.com is not required.



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    Shep©, Jul 12, 2003
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