setup win98 with fat32 on new 6.4
Posted on 1998-07-26
I have a new 6.4 GB hard drive
I have win 95c on CD
I have Win 98 upgrade on CD
I have a WIN 95 'CD-ROM Setup Boot Disk'
I have a Win 98 Startup Disk
When I boot from the boot disc The CD drivers ARE OK I can run FDISK but I don't get an
option for FAT 32
I can create a primary dos partition but only 2047 - i would prefer all 6.4 GB
If i do create the primary dos partition there is no Format available
If i then run 'Setup' on the Win 98 cd it starts ok and i press enter to continue
I then get the error message
'Windows Setup requires 7340032 butes available on your C: drive.'
I guess this is because C: is not formatted but as Format is not available on the boot disk
what am i supposed to do???
I could install dos 6.0 but i don't realy want to and i don't think i should have to.
Also i realy want one 6 gig drive with fat32 - Not 3*2 gig with fat 16
This was the whole point in spending £70 on Win 98.
Please can anyone help