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i am going to make my 1.2gig hd my primary and my 6.8gig the secondary
after installing win98 on c what method do i use to reformatt d or the 6.8gig
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Nitabird, use your windows 98 boot disk and format both drives from a dos prompt. This is the fastest and easiest way. You will need to Fdisk (repartition) the drive and enable both for large hard drive support though (FAT 32) as you won't be able to format that large drive as FAT 16.

You may also want to reconsider using the smaller drive as the boot drive, unless there is a specific reason for doing so. The larger drive should be faster, therefore it will give you better performance.

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BTW, I'll make the above an answer, and if you need a step by step approach to do what needs to be done, let me know!
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