Is it possible to install Windows Me ona clean hardrive?

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peroxide

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#1
Hello again. I am putting all Windows on all of my pcs. From Win98 to WinXPro.


Now the other pc im about to load up has a new hardrive in it. On this PC I want Windows ME. I have the original disc(not burned, illegal, etc.) but I dont have the floppy(got rid of it by accident).


On this new 30gb hardrive, what do I need to do. Fdisk, format, etc?


All your information is very appreciated
 
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peroxide

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#4
About the cd rom boot. When ever I try it, I get a message "Invalid Boot Diskette, Insert Valid diskette in drive A:" So I went into the system set up and made sure that under boot CDROM was first
 

Geffy

OSNN Veteran Addict
#6
Put the Win98 CD in the drive, boot up, it should give you the option to boot with CD-ROM Support.
Do that
When that is done, put the winME cd in the drive,
type
D:\setup.exe

where D is the letter of your CD drive
 

j79zlr

Glaanies script monkey
Political User
#8
just use a win98 startup disk and boot with CD-ROM support, you have to use a start up disk to load the proper commands to run setup.
 

Geffy

OSNN Veteran Addict
#11
yep I agree, with what I said before and what Hipster added, all good, but you will need a floppy with FDISK and FORMAT on it to format the drive, or get the Drive Format util from the drive manufacturer website
 
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Bob S

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#12
Windows ME?

All is correct...the only confusing thing to me is why you would want ME on anything, unless you like frustration and trouble.

Sorry if I offend and ME lovers out there.
 

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