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Hello, all a friend of mine has installed a download version of corel linux. It came on a cd from the frontcover of a pc mag. He now wants to get it off the driev and re-install DOS. He says that he has tried booting to a DOS floppy, and tried to run format, but to no avail. I know jack about unix, but I would imagine that he will have to use unix to command a format, then reinstall DOS. But what the unix command might be is a mystery to me.  Any idea's, thanks , Mal.
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Ok, boot linux, type in fdisk. Delete all partions with it, and then boot with a dos boot disk. Use the dos fdisk to make partions. Then install. If you have any more questioins, post here me.
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Hi Laeuchli, I will tell the mate the proposal, if it works, the points go to you, cheers i will be back as soon as I know, Mal
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ok good luck
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ok, the fdisk did it, so I have re-installed Windows for him now, thanks, Mal
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your welcome.
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