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go to run setup on a newly formatted drive and get this error "Windows setup requires 7340032 bytes available on your c: drive" but this drive is newly formatted and is a 2.5 gig drive.  Is it something to do with my partitioning or what?
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Question by:plantman25
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by:tommy_b
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Please let me know more details info such as ;
1.) C:drive full partition, or u have more than 1 partition C:/D:/E:...
maybe u C:drive not enough space ?

Recommend to use FDISK check the size of C:drive and whether there is any other drive such as D:...

if C:drive not enough space, then delete partitions, and recreate as again for full 2.5GB.

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by:compmania
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Are you using Win95a or Win95b???
Just found out that a will not use a fat32 drive so you will have to fdisk the drive again, disable large disk support and make 2 partitions.
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by:Srikanth022600
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Run Delpart and remove all partions or go for fdisk .Then install Win95 in your primary partition.
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swinslow earned 50 total points
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Just did this .... Fdisk again then format again. It'll work.
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by:compmania
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Umm, didn't me and tommy b say that first???
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