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How to delete Win98 to reinstall

I have a PC that was acting very strange.  So, I was going to try to delete windows and reinstall it.  But when I try the delete the windows file in DOS, I get the message: "access denied".
What can I do to gain access to the file to delete it?
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timtow
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dew_associatesCommented:
Tim, use your Windows 98 boot disk and boot to it.

Now type the following at the dos prompt:

deltree C:\Windows

Dennis


PS: Would you rather do a fresh clean install though?
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dew_associatesCommented:
Timtow, a "C" grade? Thanks for nothing!
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timtowAuthor Commented:
I'm new to this forum.  I'm sorry if it insulted you, but I thought a C was an average response.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Was the advice "average" ? Did it resolve your problem?
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timtowAuthor Commented:
It was "average" and it Did Not resolve the problem.
When I tried the deltree command i got "Invalid Command"
and I still get "access denied" when trying to delete windows.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Fine, then stats what should have been posted. In that way we could have resolved the issue before this.

Put the boot disk into the drive and use Find, Files and Folders and locate Deltree.exe and copy it to the floppy.

Now boot to the floppy again and try the procedure again.
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