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Ask ! You'll need Partition Magic to put the DOS part at the start of the drive and format it as FAT32. #12 kaborka, Jun 18, 2008 coolVariable Diamond Member Joined: May This step would help prevent Windows from asking for the Windows 98 Setup Disk everytime you made a change to your system. Very nice. #19 coolVariable, Jun 21, 2008 loup garou Lifer Joined: Feb 17, 2000 Messages: 35,137 Likes Received: 1 I don't know if you're going to try installing XP now, weblink

but I fear that this will install windows on a D: drive instead of C: Is there a way to get around that? This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Works with XP and can do the same even on newer os like Vista/Win 7. Install DOS from a floppy. 2.

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After you format the disk and make it bootable by transfering the system files, you can switch off the host PC, reconnect the host hard disk and make sure you boot start winnt ... Hi new here. Join the community here.

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Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Windows 98 Install Iso If it doesn't work, I might have to try a net-install approach: #9 coolVariable, Jun 15, 2008 kaborka Senior member Joined: Jan 17, 2000 Messages: 692 Likes Received: 0 If not, try again: delete the current partition on the old drive while it's in the external enclosure (since it's already there), and create a Primary DOS Partition. Clicking Here The easy way out would be to purchase a USB (assuming you have USB) Floppy or CDROM drive.

After the drivers are installed, you can browse the network, install the printer and then delete the local instance. Windows 98 Installation Step By Step With Screenshots The SmartDrive utility can be found in your Windows 95/98/ME installation CD. I am now trying to install ubuntu to see if I can use it to copy the windows installation files over the network / USB drive to the laptop to run You suspect the CD may be faulty.

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I'm repeating steps 2-4 in cliffordcooley's post actually...... If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. How To Install Windows 98 From Cd Step By Step It won't allow you upgrade to IE 7, let alone 8, even in Windows XP compatibility mode, so your best bet is to install Mozilla Firefox! How To Install Windows 98 Step By Step In Dos Mode So if you have one of those, you have a dud.

posted 6 May 2015 - Reply - Permanent Link WX user Unregistered What if there is no cd for xp other than the restore disks made at the time of first When I use it it wants me to "upgrade" VMWare but I'm wary that it might introduce problems so I'm staying with what's working. It also should be somewhat easy to find on google. 1. Jul 17, 2013 #5 Telegraphman TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks for all the useful info - a bit more added to my (steep) learning curve. Windows 98 Startup Disk

When I tried I still could only get the xp disk to boot up, and could get no prompt. Make sure you save the settings before exiting)) If you are unsure or don't want to enter the BIOS then just test the computer by putting the CD-ROM in the drive It appears that the simplest solution for me is to buy a genuine Win 98 SE installation disk and this is the path I will follow. Seems like finding the right hdd adapter to plug the nb's hdd into a desktop system would be easier. #14 kaborka, Jun 18, 2008 kaborka Senior member Joined: Jan 17,

Now I am almost in the same situation. How To Install Windows 98 Without A Floppy Drive Install 98. More info here!

Windows 95/98/98se/Me can use FAT16 or FAT32 partitions - these are the file systems native to the earlier versions.

There is no material that is knowingly illegal here. This install guide is fully graphical and will take you through each step of the installation.What you will require to do this walkthrough isA Windows 98 CDA Computer with CD-ROM accessSlow I would like to be sure you actually are able to correctly perform the bios change necessary to permit booting from the CD. Windows 98 Dos Commands Format Need Help?

Old Forum Search | Forum Rules Copyright © 2013 Computer Hope All rights reserved. BUT: - 98se does not recognize any networking devices, USB drives (CD/flash drive) nor does it install the drivers for the WLAN. - ubuntu allows me to copy files from flash Thanks. #21 RebateMonger, Jun 22, 2008 coolVariable Diamond Member Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 3,724 Likes Received: 0 Ok - this has been a nightmare! Galaxy S8: Clash of the Titans (Rumors) How to Stop Netflix From Auto-Playing the Next Episode Tom’s guide in the world Germany France Italy Ireland UK About Us | Contact Us

Set the first boot device to CD-ROM player-- This can be done via your BIOS.2. any other (free) programs that can do this from within XP? #13 coolVariable, Jun 18, 2008 kaborka Senior member Joined: Jan 17, 2000 Messages: 692 Likes Received: 0 It's possible Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. If you don't like this, please don't read any further.

Insert your Windows XP CD and restart your system. I guess I will have to install XP although 98se is really impressive fast on this machine. All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

what happens if I start the install from within the installed XP? Forum How to install windows xp on i3 processor Forum How do i install Windows on a dell latitude c600 laptop using external usb drive Forum How to install windows xp As you may know Windows 98 search for Windows 98 CD-ROM every time it tries to install a new driver or enable a feature. Some taster here (free) but the eventual virtual OS, if it is a version of Windows, is not free and needs to be licensed and be properly installed from genuine

But I have external tool, I can use hdd external hard disk on desktop. You will know that your computer will/has booted of CD-ROM when the following screen appears. Thank you!!! Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Aug 10, 2013 #9 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 If the disk does not boot, the most obvious reasons would be You have failed to correctly set the CD THIS IS NOT TRUE IN WINDOWS 98!