need help installing win 98.

  dfghjkl 18:15 10 Apr 2005
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hello all,i have not installed 98 for a while but i seem to remember,step 1 run fdisk,delete old windows,partitions etc,then restart,then step 2,format c: then restart,then choose to start with cd support,then i am sure i used to put e:\setup then it would start to load but when i try to set up all i get is "bad file or command name" i changed the cdrom for a newer one and now i get "CDR101 not ready reading drive E abort,retry,fail?"
what am i doing wrong?thanks in advance.peter

  dan11 18:39 10 Apr 2005

Peter. it installs a ram drive, so things move up by one.

Try f:\ dir and if it shows the windows disk.

f:\ win98\setup

or d:\ or g:\ or h:\ lol

It should say what letter your cdrom drive is, with the ram drive, just before the a:\

  Rayuk 18:44 10 Apr 2005

click here
May be of help.

  Graham ® 21:13 10 Apr 2005

You need to start with a boot disk:

click here

  dan11 21:17 10 Apr 2005

After you formated, did you " sys c:" ?

  dfghjkl 00:30 11 Apr 2005

thanks all,i changed the cdrom back to the old one and it worked with e:\setup,thanks,peter

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