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Basically Win7 = Vista with SP XX.Although with the internal version number of 7 being "6.1" to vista's "6.0", we wonder just how much is really different; with vista, and then This is very likely. When you upgrade such a system, Microsoft actually examines your installation, moves your documents and personalized settings to a backup location, and then performs a clean install of XP. Installing Windows In this Setup phase, Windows XP installs devices and the network, then copies and configures the other files needed to install XP.

Run scan disk and the disk defragmenter before upgrading. Login now. After WinXP they removed the option to add different button to the Windows Explorer menubar icons, copy, cut, paste, properties etc. by maxieray / April 28, 2004 9:47 AM PDT In reply to: Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 and XP?

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I got the laptop from the original buyer and the cable was not mentioned, presumably lost. NSFF 11,865 views 8:40 Installing Windows 98 on a Modern Computer (VM) - Duration: 9:52. Jul 19, 2013 #6 bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,424 +224 I tried to go the Virtual OS route with VmWare Player some time ago. The thing is if it isn't broke then don't mend it.

One point not yet made to you is that Win98 will very likely not boot (although it might install) on a PC with more than 480Mb memory. Win98toXp 28,599 views 2:15 In-Place upgrade from Windows 98 SE to XP Home Edition - Duration: 31:54. First off, the fact is, Windows 7 professional has XP mode, which is more capable of running older applications than XP ever was, but usually not 16-bit games accessing the hardware Windows Xp To Windows 98 The problem is it takes a lot more resources than than most machines that came with 98 had.

by Art / April 28, 2004 1:30 AM PDT In reply to: Re:Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 and XP? Dave Bennett 2,711,560 views 3:52 how to activate windows xp without a product key - Duration: 2:01. All Rights Reserved. http://winsupersite.com/product-review/upgrading-windows-xp-windows-9xme Click the Settings button under Performance.

Though keeping it running\maintained\protected and functional for Internet use is becoming more and more difficult. Download Windows Xp If you are not sure about this, change the resolution within Windows 98 by right clicking on an empty area of the desktop and selecting 'properties' then going to the 'settings' I always copied Windows 98 setup folder to C:\Windows\Win98, and installed from there. Join the community here, it only takes a minute.

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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. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/downgrade-from-win-xp-to-win-98se.194388/ Basically Win7 = Vista with SP XX."change for the sake of change".It was not change for the sake of change. How To Upgrade Windows 98 To Windows 7 You'll need to get the partitions set up before installing XP, so if you know how to do it by FDISK then do it that way. How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp You'll be prompted for the Administrator password.

Absolutely -> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=http://support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/q306/5/59.aspBob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 and XP? Basically a failure. I do the exact same thing - have 2 hard drives one with XP and the other with 98 - all i do is change the boot disk in my bios by liangcng / August 7, 2004 1:35 PM PDT In reply to: Re:Re:Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 and XP? Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp Step By Step

Dumb or not, if I just partition space on the boot drive in Fat32, I can install 98 there and 98 will work (after all the drivers and more coddling.)Then I I still get the general vibe that 2k is "better" than XP though. In a way, they have more in common with each other than any other Windows operating system. More KB setup related articles CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting

Register now! Updating Setup At this point, Setup is updated and some boot files are copied to the PC. The setup should notice 98 and then when you boot the computer the dual boot menu will come up.

So why bother?

Apr 10, 2008 Win/98se & XP dual boot Mar 15, 2002 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. Ask a question and give support. Navigate to the Tools tab and select Defragment Now. 5. My post above (#12) is the right way to proceed, I just don't know the exact step by step instructions, but the method is correct.

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). Yes, but if you move the drive after the install, XP in every instance fails.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 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 techy info you have supplied is interesting but at this stage it is going into the "too hard" basket ( on my hard drive).

SWFC1867 622,266 views 2:01 FDISK - FORMAT - COMMAND Windows 98 - YouTube.flv - Duration: 5:45. Had I known how poor Windows compatibility mode was for some of the old gaming favourites I'd have held on to it. The most compelling reason is convenience. Make sure all of your hardware works.

Or better yet just give me instructions???