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Most probably still have that CD to install again. There was support on the VM forum and I did wonder about trying downloading some of the earlier VMPlayers from the archive to experiment. Virtual Machine Aug 15, 2013 #13 bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,424 +224 This looks more like the sort of restoration undertaken by classic car owners so a virtual machine MD5 programs will be required to complete the exercises.

Wouldn't it make sense to have some kind of converter in xp that could change the files to NTFS files. You can partition and format the remaining space after XP is setup from Disk Manager. When you get to the BIOS, access the screen that allows you to change the boot sequence. I recommend the clean install approach as a last resort, not the first option. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/cant-read-files-from-floppy-98se-in-xp-28657/

How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp

Set it to boot from CD before hard drive in the boot sequence. OEM restore disks will usually not fulfill the qualifying requirement. It must be the Administrator account password). Read the "Important Notes" on the right if you are having problems in creating your bootable CD.

The activation center will then give you a slightly longer number to input into for activation. Floppy install: From the A Prompt; A:\type: smartdrv.exe. Goal is to make clean install of Win 98 SE so that I can run older programs more suited to this OS. http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6617-0.html?forumID=11&threadID=28664&messageID=324789KNOPPIX is a bootable CD with an OS that won't touch your hard disk, but most can use to browse disks and burn files to CD.

Make two or more boot disks (preferably with even more utility programs than just the Microsoft versions; I'll comment on that later) and store them in clean and safe locations so Just download the relvant ISO and burn it to CDR or CDRW. plain text version (hold shift to open new window) The Paulski Pages Home Feedback Utility_Guides How_To Boot_CDs Backup Partitions_etc Boot_CDs Overview Boot CDs Problems Booting-up Bootable CDs Utilities Utility Bootable CDs https://www.petri.com/install_windows_98_after_windows_xp Setup users screen.

Download the diskette image you need, and if you need assistance creating a bootable diskette from this image, visit the how-to page. So: 1) create a Windows 98 boot disk. Or, you can download one from BootDisk.com. 2) find the file smartdrv.exe (in c:\windows on a 98 box, or in \win98 You suspect the CD may be faulty. This will remove all data from the deleted space.

Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp Step By Step

This step would help prevent Windows from asking for the Windows 98 Setup Disk everytime you made a change to your system. Running DiskEdit under Windows 2000 Although I do not recommend doing so, it is actually possible to run the Norton Disk Editor under Windows 2000/XP if and only if you: 1) How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp In that case, the OEM field in its Boot Record will contain the phrase "MSWIN4.1" rather than an "IHC" string. Windows Xp To Windows 98 It is a Linux Operation System on a CD.

This is where you reinsert the XP Pro Upgrade CD if necessary. 13. The installation disk I am trying to use is a copy so I guess it must be suspect. Write this key down and secure it in a safe place in case the original is misplaced or destroyed through natural causes. 20. As always, installing 98/Me to the same partition as Windows XP is Not recommended!

How to make a Windows Startup (Boot) Disk Note: Making a Windows ME Startup Disk is very similar to what you'll see below. The CD RoM works OK on other CDs but does not boot the laptop. Fig 1. Aug 18, 2013 #17 Telegraphman TS Rookie Topic Starter Hi all...just done something that I should have done before: downloaded the laptop user manual from the Dell website.

I still have the drivers in ZIP form though.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309623http://www.via.com.tw/en/products/peripherals/super-io/http://www.ite.com.tw/software_download/software_download2.asp 0Votes Share Flag Back to Windows Forum 3 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   Search Start or search Start New Discussion Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Cant read files from floppy (98se) in XP by atekla / July 8, 2004 6:07 PM PDT In reply to: Re: Cant Note: All XP SP2 versions now show the same XP loading screen.

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Press ENTER to resume booting from the XP CD. (BIOS must support booting from CD and boot order must be set so CD boots before hard drive. There also was an unofficial service pack for Win98SE which added many very important features (possibly including USB drivers, I'm not quite sure). The DOS utilities can be run 'as is' from the CD itself in an emergency. The interface is not unlike Windows, and quite easy to use.

I've never heard of such a thing and presumably you can't just plug in an external usb CD drive to side step it.Click to expand... The CDROM should be bootable, so you wouldn't need a Floppy Boot Disk. If the applications you mention can do this would you please give me a pointer to where they are available so that I can check them out. Set at least one user for yourself or the person that will be using the computer. 33.

For a 98 Startup disk created from FAT32EBD.EXE its on the floppy Installing Windows 98 Use a Win98 Startup disk (with CD support) to boot your computer. After loading config.sys/autoexec.bat with CDROM drivers, you will have access to Windows 98 CDROM. Obviously, I'm not encouraging you to install everything on this CD nor to purchase it just for this page!