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installing windows 98se on new hdd without ms-dos
clint hulsey Dec-02-01 08:01 AM
whenever i try to install windows 98se without ms-dos being on the hard drive i get an error that says does not contain a fat or fat32 partition, and i have already done the fdisk thing. please help someone

1. RE: installing windows 98se on new hdd without ms-dos
lbyard Dec-02-01 08:10 AM
In response to message 0
Do the format thing (bottom of http://duxcw.com/digest/Howto/software/windows/upgrade/fdisk.htm). Larry

2. RE: installing windows 98se on new hdd without ms-dos
clint hulsey Dec-02-01 05:17 PM
In response to message 1
i have tried the format thing. and it still says does not contain fat or fat 32 partition

3. RE: installing windows 98se on new hdd without ms-dos
lbyard Dec-02-01 07:31 PM
In response to message 2
When you display the partition information with fdisk, what does is show? Larry

4. RE: installing windows 98se on new hdd without ms-dos
clint hulsey Dec-02-01 08:34 PM
In response to message 3
hey larry, thanks for all your help, but i got it figured out. my computer was not recognizing my hard drive so come to find out i had the jumper on master instead of cs for cable select, thanks though

5. RE: installing windows 98se on new hdd without ms-dos
lbyard Dec-02-01 08:48 PM
In response to message 4
It should have worked set on Master except in rare cases. Larry

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