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Old 02-11-04, 10:17 AM   #16
kct2
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Originally posted by Xaotic
Booting from the CD will only work for certain versions of NT4 and Windows 2000 and later OS disks. You'll need the boot floppy to install 98. Alternately, you could make a boot cd by using a boot floppy and using it to make a bootable CD using floppy emulation.
OEM Windows 98SE CD's are bootable, I wasn't sure if the upgrade discs were the same.

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Originally posted by Xaotic
From the boot disk, make sure that you have created and formatted the partition on your HDD. Information in the Sticky here[/B]
He's got that covered:
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Originally posted by Nefarious
I partitioned it and formated it and now im trying to install win98SE and when I restart my computer I boot to: C:\>

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Originally posted by Xaotic
For a faster installation and to avoid having to use the CD key and have the OS disk available to install hardware, make a directory on C: and copy the Win98 directory into it, then run setup from there. Use these commands starting at the A: prompt:

C:
MD WINFILES
D:
CD Win98
COPY *.* C:\WINFILES\*.*
C:
CD WINFILES
SETUP

At this point setup will begin. [/B]
This is a great idea, but you will still need to enter the CD-key.
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