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Trying to put win ME back on laptop from win 2000

\015 I have an old hp n3410 that came with ME and to try and keep up with the Jones'es I upgraded to 2000. Since the upgrade I have been having hardware issues and as of late the blue screen of death has been a constant. So out of pure aggrivation I decided to put ME back on. I am now having nothing but trouble and I have no idea why. I started out by doing the fdisk/format thing to put it back to fat32 and all went well until I put the ME disk (that came with the computer) in the drive. It start reading the disk shows the disk size, allocation units and other misc. info and then I get a invalid function-x: oolsmain.bat. I have no idea what that means. If I get past that error I get output A:ghost.err? yes no What does that mean? I have never had so many different error message and misc things pop up. Im at a loss and not sure what else to try. I have done the reinstall of OS many times but this one has got me stumped. Please help if you can. Thank you.\015

Answers :

The OS didn't load correctly. Turn the computer off and when it comes on and displays the splash screen, hold down F11, follow the window and it will reset the OS to exactly the way it was when you bought it.
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