my computer will not partition hard disk.seems to have lost dos operating system. Will not run any dos based programs
This question was answered on June 1, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.
MS-DOS must be installed on a basic disk on a partition formatted with FAT If MS-DOS is not installed on the system partition, which is almost always the first partition on the disk, the system partition must also be formatted with FAT
• Windows XP must be installed last Otherwise important files needed for starting Windows XP could be overwritten
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Posted by Kumar of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on June 1, 2005