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    Help! I need a couple of Win 95/98 Files

    I`ve been having major problems with my desktop for the past few weeks so decided to do a reformat last week. Now WIN XP will not get past the format NTFS stage, have been getting various blue screen messages.

    Anyway, I need to see if the hard disk is the source of the problem as it`s still under guarantee. Only problem of course is that I no longer have an operating system installed and the format.com and chkdsk.exe will no work in dos mode so what I`m after is the format and chkdsk system files from a windows 9/98 CD if anyone has them.

    If so please can you email them to me at beastra_27@tiscali.co.uk

    Many thanks.

    Barry
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    e-mail sent..
    Hope they help...

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    Thanks mate, I`ll check my email now and let you know.

    Laptops are good, but after using one constantly for a couple of weeks, I really miss the desktop.
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    No probs.. Let me know how you get on..

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    Any chance of re sending the email, I couldn`t view my email on the tiscali website, although it was saying 1 new message, so created an account in outlook and think I`ve now lost it.

    Sorry about that.
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    I've re-sent the email. If you can't get it to work again try clicking this link. You should find the files on here i think..

    http://www.techadvice.com/W95/S/start-up_disk_w95.htm

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    Yep, received the email, thanks for that. Just ran fdisk then will try a format again.

    Thanks again

    Barry
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    have your tried to f disk it ?

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    Not sure how technical you are so let me know if you need a less technical answer: I had a similar problem on a previous PC. Some PC BIOS have a built in anti-virus checker for boot sector viruses. If this is enabled, it could cause conflict with the Windows installation. Try to see if you have this feature and ensure it is disabled.
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    SXIAstra - I can FDisk the hard drive with no problems.

    I do know quite a lot about computers, am always building them for friends and family and have never had any real major problems.

    But mine is proving to be a real pain, it`s getting close to being thrown out of the window and build a new one from scratch.

    Will try the anti virus check in a minute, thanks for that.
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