Win 2K setup

Jim

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Hi I am trying to re-install Win 2K professional with NTFS
file system and the message says that the only disc
partition can not be formatted. What can I try next?
Jim
 

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"Jim" <jim@maxhill.co.uk> wrote in message
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> Hi I am trying to re-install Win 2K professional with NTFS
> file system and the message says that the only disc
> partition can not be formatted. What can I try next?
> Jim


you cannot format a "live" partition

merely bootup with your win2k cd

formatting the drive is one install option