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Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Cant read files from floppy (98se) in XP The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. There also was an unofficial service pack for Win98SE which added many very important features (possibly including USB drivers, I'm not quite sure). Click on Next to Continue.Setup will now prepare the directory, be patient this may take a moment.Setup now checks disk space.What do you wish to install. Open the "BOOTDISK" folder and double-click makeboot.exe and click ok to launch the program to create the diskette.

I got the laptop from the original buyer and the cable was not mentioned, presumably lost. Just say no to everything it asks. And most people probably do not know about that quicksand. ive got a petium 2 csx dell laptop without a cd drive. find more info

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So try to get them in another machine. You have what is necessary to boot from a floppy, but what if you have no floppy available anywhere? I have a netbook, which does not have a cd-rom, and I tried using this process, wherein I ripped my unattended disc.

vicks vicks, Aug 21, 2008 #3 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 vicks said: ↑ You could put them on a thumb drive too. The system should automatically boot into a DOS prompt. Test it with a video CD or something. How To Install Windows 98 Without Cd Click next to continue.Next click on Finish.PART 4Setup will now finalize the hardware and install settings.Plug and Play Devices.....Your computer will prompt to restart....Windows is booting.and continuing the install of devices.PART

Get win98se up first. How To Install Windows 98 From Cd Step By Step I know this might be confusing for you, but in effect an expert could use the disk you have, boot from the floppy (giving you a DOS install) and could then Also, smartdrv.exe isn't even located in a cabinet file, it's sitting in \win98\. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/44749-28-windows-recognize-floppy-drive And on the subject of the Win 98 installation disk, I think you must be correct about it being faulty.

Aug 11, 2013 #12 MrBungle TS Booster Posts: 151 +67 Two words... How To Install Windows 98 Without A Floppy Drive Creating a Windows 95 boot disk Note: These steps are for users who have Windows 95 installed on the computer. Within the KNOPPIX CD, there is a CD burning facility with which you can use to copy the files from your floppy to a CD RW, hopefully solving your problem. Obviously, I can't double-guess why you need the real Win98 to run 16-bit programmes, but there are a couple of alternatives worth mentioning.

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by R. http://www.bootdisk.com/ I did not know I would'nt be able to open them in xp. Windows 98 Startup Disk Join our site today to ask your question. Windows 98 Install Iso list the copy files from floppy to C: andy October 25, 2007 at 5:24 am Reply It works on my Toshiba SS1600.

sal January 24, 2008 at 9:41 am Reply im sorry but i need to ask i have a laptop compaq has new hardrive but no floppy drive how do i install http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/install-win-98-to-usb-via-a-floppy.html CH000012 Receiving error "Missing command interpreter" CH000280 How to create a Windows ERD. I have that running beautifully on VMPlayer. When I inserted the floppy, "A:" showed up, and the first two files transferred over to my desktop fine. How To Install Windows 98 Step By Step In Dos Mode

This message indicates that your hard drive is now bootable. If you go to http://www.bootdisk.com, you can download various bootdisk's from various Windows OS'. 2) So you have your floppy that is bootable now. Anyway Charlie, thanks for a great work around - save me having to get expensive and hard-to-find accessories. Secondly, you can run a virtual OS from MS (virtual PC), Oracle (virtual box), VMWARE (VMplayer and others).

Using Windows to create you a Windows 98 boot diskette gives you all the needed files as well as CD-ROM support. Windows 98 Installation Step By Step With Screenshots You could also avoid opening up your laptop by using a USB key: http://randompracticalities.blogspot.com/2008/07/easy-way-how-to-install-windows-on.html Mallik July 20, 2008 at 10:12 pm Reply hey how can I implement your above steps , Windows 7 does not recognize removable dvd drive More resources See also Lost drive in raid 1 array, replaced, windows does not recognize Windows does not recognize logical drive Windows Does

If you ask me this tutorial is a bit mediocre, because it has it's explanation flaws or something… KPhoenix September 13, 2008 at 9:09 am Reply Well, first of all, I'm

cs January 9, 2008 at 1:26 am Reply I already do as you say from the page above.My hard disk can boot itself to install the Windows XP and also can I followed your instructions precisely and it neverything worked fine up until when the files had finished copying to the hard disk windows asks you to reboot to continue installation.when i Type in… ‘c:\WINXP\I386\WINNT.EXE'. How To Install Windows 98 From Usb This confuses me, because if the disks and drives are good Windows XP should recognize both Floppy and CDROM.

Creating a Windows 3.X boot disk Note: These steps are for users who have Windows 3.x installed on the computer. Check out device manager for unknown devices, likely items are Network Cards, Sound Cards, Printers, Scanners, Graphics Cards, Digital Cameras, plus any other item you have.THE ENDwww.windowsreinstall.com Tags: install 98 from Here is some amended info. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/win-98-floppy-to-xp.html Simon July 18, 2008 at 4:23 am Reply This method works fine.

How to or can't boot from a CD or DVD. Fedor SteemanVirksomheds-IT [url]http://www.virksomheds-it.dk/[/url]Denmark RE: Install windows 98 after XP without having floppy drive Freestone (MIS) 28 Sep 08 09:33 Is installing 98 under a Virtual PC session an option? This makes no sence to me at all! In this case the media is the problem not the drives.

Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. I now regret dropping it off at the recycling centre. But typing "Win" at the C: prompt brings me into Windows that is unaware of drive B:.I have checked with tweaking software, which has the possibility of hiding drives, but such Or the drive is faulty.

Your floppy is locked and loaded. DUH! CH000669 How to make a bootable CD. On the question of virtual OS, you need a fairly powerful PC with one of several possible virtual OS hosts installed.