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Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones Windows 98 is intended as an upgrade to Windows 95 and will try to use the same boot file. •You must install Windows XP only after installing MS-DOS, Windows 95, or Windows 98 to prevent MS-DOS Microsoft doesn't supply drivers.

Loading... You cannot have Win98 on drive D: It must be on C: where I assume it is now. You don't want a XP CD without SP1 on it. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp

See http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtualpc/default.mspx. Do so. Unfortunately, they seem to be quite expensive and so I am unlikely to play Hogs of War again. Lets see if I understand correctly.

  • My first PC had a Pentium II 350Mhz cpu and a gigantic 8Gb hard drive.
  • You must have a license for Win98 as well asXP| for this arrangement just like you do for the dual boot scenario.|| "Victor Dale" wrote in message| news:[email protected]| >I have
  • Can I have Windows XP >on one drive and Windows 98 on drive D?>.> Related Resources solved Windows XP or 98 for Serious Sam 1?
  • Insert your XP CD and boot from it.

cliffordcooley likes this. When FIXBOOT is finished, remove the XP CD and type EXIT and the machine will reboot. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Windows 98 Virtual Machine For a list of what works and what doesn't, see: http://vpc.visualwin.com/.However, a lot depends on your hardware.

Tips Be sure that you have enough hard disk space (should be from about 500 megabytes to 2 gigabytes) and RAM (should be from around 64 megabytes to 256 megabytes) to After ensuring that your hard drive is formatted with the correct file system, install Windows NT 4.0, and then install Windows XP. ImportantBefore creating a multiple-boot configuration with Windows XP and another operating system, such as It could mislead you into thinking the install disc is faulty when it's just memory-limited. And that virtual PC can be run on any modern PC from XPSp3 onwards, but will install as good a copy of Win98 as you are likely to need.

You will then be able to communicate between them, which you cannot do in a dual boot setup. Virtualbox There is no room for a combo drive. Druaga1 1,410,203 views 1:07:46 Windows 98 to XP - Duration: 2:15. 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.

Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp Step By Step

Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. During the process of installing Win98SE I would like to try a dual-boot set-up with Win XP. How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp You may need to use the ATTRIB C:\BOOTSECT.DOS -S -H -R command if BOOTSECT.DOS already exists and you get an error when trying to recreate it. Windows Xp To Windows 98 It would be a HORRIBLE experience to put XP on that and then run 9x in a VM. 9x will install on that just fine, and run great.

mjd7999 52,648 views 10:45 Windows 98 NES - Duration: 4:42. 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. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Allow the computer to boot into Win98. Windows 98 Emulator Download

That used to come with the stick as a small CD, but is probably a download today (if available at all). Either a CD or a floppy can be used, but not both. On hand I have: Win 98 SE boot disk Win 98 SE installation disk Problems: XP OS uses NTFS Win98 probably uses FAT 32 Current system (XP) doesn't recognize these disks, I also seem to remember that by that time, MS were already concerned about pirating, and major OS manufacturers were instructed to issue CDs which were tied to their own specific

For gbhall: Thanks for the info. About this wikiHow How helpful is this? This is a tutorial on how to run Windows 98 in VMworkstation.

Here is some amended info.

Rub_94_ 5,034 views 2:39 Installing Windows 98SE on Vista Virtual PC - Duration: 3:19. I recommend the use of a Windows 98 Startup disk for this procedure. Get the answer AnonymousSep 21, 2004, 7:16 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)Install Windows 98 first to drive C. Note: This tip was originally written by Doug Knox.

A 'proper' install CD is definitely bootable and actually contains a Dos OS. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Installing Windows XP over Windows 98 by Microsoft does not support installing multiple operating systems on the same volume. •If you have only one volume on your computer, you must reformat and repartition your hard drive to contain Sign in to add this video to a playlist.

AnonymousSep 21, 2004, 7:47 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)Victor Dale wrote:> I have two separate drives C & D. The 98/Me installation routine cannot write to an NTFS partition. Rating is available when the video has been rented. Jul 19, 2013 #8 Telegraphman TS Rookie Topic Starter Update...have purchased a genuine new installation disk with the Microsoft/Genuine hologram.

Proceed with the install. On a 98 Startup disk, created from Add/Remove Programs, its in the EBD.CAB file on the Startup disk. The easy way out would be to purchase a USB (assuming you have USB) Floppy or CDROM drive. Email Address Subscribe Sponsors Follow us on Twitter Tweets by @PetriFeed Sponsors Sponsors © 2017 Blue Whale Web Media Group MESSAGES LOG IN Log in Facebook Google Email No account yet?

Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... If not then format the HDD drive with the Floppy Boot Disk and the switch the floppy drive for the CDROM. The CD RoM works OK on other CDs but does not boot the laptop. This is a bigger OS and will not be comparable to 98.4.

Rating is available when the video has been rented. There also was an unofficial service pack for Win98SE which added many very important features (possibly including USB drivers, I'm not quite sure). Any further comments appreciated. Goal is to make clean install of Win 98 SE so that I can run older programs more suited to this OS.

Working... Make them. 4 Here's the clincher. Loading... 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

When prompted for the install location, you'll see C:\Windows.000. For a list of what works and what| doesn't, see: http://vpc.visualwin.com/.|| However, a lot depends on your hardware. Microsoft does not support installing multiple operating systems on the same volume. •If you have only one volume on your computer, you must reformat and repartition your hard drive to contain