installing windows 98se

  shy_guy69 11:36 13 Apr 2003
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I recently formatted a pc for my brother, after finishing this i restarted the machine and put in the boot disk. Everthing was going fine until it asked for the windows cd, i put the cd in and typed start, nothing happened, i then typed in setup but the same thing nothing, i have tried and tried but i can't get this machine to setup win 98 on it, any help would be appreciated. cheeres

  nurn 11:45 13 Apr 2003

1. to start with cd support
e:setup

  woody 11:51 13 Apr 2003

Is it a genuine MS cd or a micky mouse (recovery)cd?

  MAJ 12:06 13 Apr 2003

If it's a proper Win98 cd, nurn nearly got it correct.

Insert the Floppy, choose "Start with CD-ROM support". Insert your Windows CD. Your CD-ROM drive will probably have moved down one letter (if it was D, it will now be E) type:

E:\setup

That should get it going for you, shy_guy69.

  MAJ 12:13 13 Apr 2003

I should have said, to be clear:

Reboot your PC with the Floppy inserted (and set to boot from floppy in the BIOS) then choose "Start with CD-ROM support". Insert your........

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