problem with upgrade from 95>98

  Magik ®© 12:42 07 Jul 2005
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hi, just tried to upgrade from 95 to 98,it is now telling me that i can not upgrade with my full win98 disk and that i need an UPGRADE disk.

any ideas?

this is going to be a long day :-))

  timeteam2004 12:48 07 Jul 2005

Firstly, you can't run install windows while windows is running. You'll need to boot to dos. A startup disk is recommended as it has CD drivers.
Using a full version CD will result in an error message telling you that you need the upgrade version. The work around this is at the dos prompt type 'ren C:\windows\win.com win.old'. There is a space between win.com and win.old. This will make windows unbootable but you will no longer receive that message.

While installing windows, you will be asked which directory to install it into. It will recommend 'windows000' change that to windows.

  recap 12:48 07 Jul 2005

You man need to do a clean install?

  Magik ®© 12:50 07 Jul 2005

thank you both.....i will now try agin.

what would we do without you all....

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