How to uninstall Windows NT 4.0?

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How do you uninstall Windows NT 4.0?

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This question was answered on April 13, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

WINDOWS NT ONLY

If only Windows NT is on the computer it is recommended that you fdisk the hard disk drive delete and recreate the partitions and then format and reinstall Windows NT

WINDOWS NT WITH DUAL BOOT COMPUTER

Boot the computer with a bootable Windows 98 bootable diskette.

At the prompt a:\> type "sys c:" which should return system transferred Once the system has been transferred reboot the computer back into Windows 98.

In Windows 98 locate and delete the following files if present:

NTLDR

NTDETECT.COM

BOOT.INI

NTBOOTDD.SYS

Once the above 4 files have been located and deleted or are no longer present on the hard disk drive Delete the Windows NT folder or partition.

Finally locate the file PAGEFILE.SYS and delete it.

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Posted by olivia of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on April 13, 2003