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I have a problem that I have never encountered.  I am trying to reinstall Win 98.  I "fdisked" and then reformatted the hard drive.  But everytime I try to
install windows, I get an error message saying, "In valid True Type Font detected.  An Application used a true type font that caused an error in
windows.  Quit all applications and then restart Windows."  How can this be
|since I don't have anything on the hard drive.  No Applications, no nothing.  
It then forces me to reboot the computer.
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Okay, I'll run you through the procedure and you tell me if there is something that you may have done incorrectly.

1. You used a Windows 98 Setup Boot Disk.

2. You booted to that Win98 setup disk and fdisk'd the drive, created a new partition and made it active.

3. You rebooted back to the setup disk, chose "With CD Rom Drive Support", noted the new CD Rom drive letter assignment and then formatted the drive with the /S switch as in FORMAT C:/S

4. Then run setup from the Windows 98 CD using the CD Rom drive letter assigned when booting to the Win98 setup disk.

5. The setup procedure ran scandisk and then proceeded with the setup.

Follow the above again and let me know what happens.

Dennis
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