Replace ME with Win 98 but keep docs and progs

  pavel 23:03 28 Mar 2004
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Having had a mega string re:pc not starting I have an idea that the PC is incompatable with ME but will run 98. So I want to instal 98 without losing Docs OR progs such as Norton 2003 and drivers for my printer etc.
Is this posible? If so How do I do it? Thank you
Pavel

  Diodorus Siculus 23:08 28 Mar 2004

This, I would suggest is best achieved by formatting and reinstalling the programs that you need again...

If you don't have the other programs on CD, then you might be have a problem.

Documents can be backed up easily enough, as can emails, adress books, favourites, and so on.

  woodchip 23:25 28 Mar 2004

You cannot without saving all you work and format and load Win98. You can get a program to collect all your drivers of the Hard drive so these can be reinstalled after

  y_not 06:27 29 Mar 2004

You could partition the HDD using click here for 30 quid. This would allow you to transfer your documents etc. to the other partition before formatting C drive and therefore they would remain untouched.

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