Formatting: Formatting is the act of creating a file system on a volume, so that the operating system can store and retrieve data on that volume. I would like to format my >hardrive on my NX7000 but I have no floppy to boot on.>>I have backed up all my stuff to tape.>>Is there a howto page/site available I just bought a sony vaio s and would like to fdisk the partitions and do a clean install of Thread Tools Search this Thread 09-12-2004, 01:02 AM #1 The /S qualifier used in this command also puts the operating system onto the hard disk after it has been formatted. this contact form
i tried booting from a bootable windows xp cdrom at start up. There are a few words we need to define before going any further. These files can be coped with the MSDOS commands Copy c:\windows\command\fdisk.exe a:\*.* Copy c:\windows\command\format.com a:\*.* Copy c:\windows\command\edit.com a:\*.* Copy c:\windows\command\edit.hlp a:\*.* Copy c:\windows\command\mscdex.exe a:\*.* 4) Physically Installing a Serial ATA Hard Drive Pg 7. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/format-and-fdisk-without-floppy-15483.html
If successfully installed, the computer should be able to boot and display an MS-DOS prompt with no diskettes in the computer. MS-DOS Installation Outline When the message "Starting MS-DOS ..." appears on the screen, press the F5 key to bypass MS-DOS Setup. In this Beginners Guide, we'll cover all the necessary steps for installing and preparing a second hard disk drive on both Win9x/ME and Win2K/XP systems, as well as setting up the
Preparing an IDE Hard Drive For Installation Pg 5. Note that this task will take some time to complete. Utility files from other version of the same operating system may not work. Ms Dos Partition Command England Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian Posts: 16,298 Rep: Why not just use the XP installation disk to delete the Linux partitions and reformat them.
I would like to format my hardrive on my NX7000 but I have no floppy to boot on.I have backed up all my stuff to tape.Is there a howto page/site available How To Install Ms Dos Operating System A hard disk cannot be used unless it contains a partition table. Don't worry, there won't be a test. :-) Partition, partitioning: Free space on a hard disk must be partitioned before it can be used by an operating system. http://www.c-jump.com/CIS24/L02files/lecture02_01.htm We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below.
Once done hit enter. Ms Dos Setup For Windows 7 Free Download It is important to note however that you should only use the utility files from the same computer that you used to make up the boot disks. Try to optimize DOS Memory. The act of partitioning creates the partition table.
PCstats cannot be held liable for any damages in this regard. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-general-1/fdisk-format-without-floppy-support-389924/ Partitioning and formatting a Second Drive in Windows 9x/ME Pg 12. How To Install Dos 6.22 From Cd Good luck, have fun! Ms-dos 6.22 Install Disks Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical © Canonical Ltd.
These Aren't Roasted! http://intracom2008.com/how-to/install-fdisk-debian.html Does anyone know how I will be able to get this accomplished? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. How To Install Dos On A Hard Drive
The first disk automatically loads the installation program. Join our community today! Ben MyersOn Fri, 2 Sep 2005 11:47:49 +0200, "Joe Format"
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started How To Install Ms Dos In Laptop You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. MS-DOS will continue to copy files..
MS-DOS will start to copy files.. This disk can be created by the following four steps. im looking for a way to fdisk, format, or debug this system without floppy support. Dos Fdisk Download Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads
To do this insert the WINDOWS CD-ROM into the CDROM driver and then type in the following commands: MD WIN95 CD WIN95 COPY D:\WIN95\*.* If you are using MS-DOS will continue to copy files. "Remove Disks" message will appear, remove any floppies and hit enter. And then prompt you to insert disk 3. his comment is here XP can reformat and partition you hard drive automatically, depending on the type of install and other functions you select while running the install straight from the disk during boot-up.
England Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian Posts: 16,298 Rep: Quote: Originally Posted by Berhanie Check the boot order in your BIOS settings. but im having trouble mounting my cdrom... Insert Disk 1 and boot the PC. Thanks!
You want to install MS-DOS to get older programs or games to work. Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ AFI_Flame Linux - Newbie 5 11-30-2004 05:30 AM How do i format a floppy? Continue to setup and format the drive using Fat16.
but it just loads redhat normally everytime. To install Windows on an new computer with an empty hard disk the following steps are required: Create a boot floppy Partition the disk Format the disk Copy Windows Setup files