Having problems with your Compaq Presario 1250 (356850-003) PC Notebook ?

I found my old compaq presario 1250 and want to make it work again... it says it has windows 98, but wont let me get on at all. How can I clean it out and start all over again???


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Boot using a Win Cd and reformat the HD and load the OS...
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