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Old 09-03-2007, 05:28 PM   #11
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hmm ok wierd.
you cant get 98 on a floppy disc, ud need about 100 discs.
you could try using a windows 98 boot disk though, maybe that will sort it out
get one from www.bootdisk.com
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Old 09-03-2007, 05:44 PM   #12
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hmm ok wierd.
you cant get 98 on a floppy disc, ud need about 100 discs.
you could try using a windows 98 boot disk though, maybe that will sort it out
get one from www.bootdisk.com
Meant boot disk, hehe.

Anyways turns out the problem was a corrupted windows 98 bootdisk. I used that site to make a new one, and as of now the reformatting is going off without a hitch. But man do I miss the nice GUI of a Windows XP install :-P.
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Old 09-03-2007, 05:46 PM   #13
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Default Re: Installing Windows 98

I actually made a modified win xp bootdisk without the GUI and install is about 10-15 minutes quicker ,
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Old 09-03-2007, 06:43 PM   #14
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Default Re: Installing Windows 98

why not just install xp but tweak it?
ive got it running real fast on my old computer and i did install it on my 200mhz 32mb ram pc once and with tweaks it ran ok!
now it wont let me use the mouse as it freezes so i gave up on it
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Old 09-04-2007, 12:16 AM   #15
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why not just install xp but tweak it?
ive got it running real fast on my old computer and i did install it on my 200mhz 32mb ram pc once and with tweaks it ran ok!
now it wont let me use the mouse as it freezes so i gave up on it
Thats what I had been doing, but it would crash intermittently without notice. The computer was so slow it was almost unusable. It got to the point where it was just ridicolous. I have some new problems, so at this point I'd like to direct you all to my new thread:

http://computerforums.org/showthread...585#post674585
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Goto bootdisk.com and download a bootdisk from there. Try booting from that and then run the setup from your CD.
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