Format C: ==Bad command or file name???
Posted on 2001-06-25
I am using Compaq Presario 5520.
Since a few days i am trying to format my disk.
When i start up windows i have acces to my disk
and everything is going ok. When i use my startupdisk
and then type : Format c: He says : Bad command or file name.
When i do dir c: everything comes.
So my final AND most wrong step i did was FDISK.
IT workt ok but......
format c: is still giving
Bad command or file name.
Now i am stuck completely.
I have heard somewhere this has to do with compaq.
That when i did FDISK i deleted some bios information
that was essential to boot properly up.
Now i need a BIOS disk from Compaq if i wanna reinstall my system.
I have been on the COMPAQ website but did not find
any relevant info.
All help very much appreciated