I've tried deleting partitions w/fdisk to reformat and start from scratch. I can only delete primary partition, not secondary where 2k resides in. I've had to do a clean install 2x now due to corrupt boot files w/W2K. Yeah I know I should have created rescue disks but what good is 2k when I have to use them over and over again in a span of a few weeks. Not only has the clean install taken time, but imagine the time I've spent updating everything else w/a 56k modem that tops off at a 36k connection! I've also tried formatting the drive but I get an error message saying the drive doesn't support format. I just want to go back to ME, then try XP next month. Thanks for being patient.