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Get anything out of all that?
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OK, let's try this--after looking around, it seems that some OEM disks look for certain files...rather than hunt them each down, we're going to kill quite a few

So, boot with the disk and get to the a:\>,then type allof the following in the order I give them

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rename msdos.sys msdos.bak
cd bakwin
rename w*.* x*.*
del user.dat
del system.dat
cd system
del *.* (say yes)
cd..
cd system32
del *.* (say yes)

Now, reinsert our troublesome OEM cd and reboot.

See if Windows setup starts now
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Let me make sure I do this right....am I booting with the boot.iso disc?
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Also, am I typing enter after each of the lines above?
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And is the EOM disc my Windows 98 disc?
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Let me make sure I do this right....am I booting with the boot.iso disc?

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yes
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Also, am I typing enter after each of the lines above?

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And is the EOM disc my Windows 98 disc?

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After I typed in rename w*.*x*.* and hit enter I got "Required Parameter Missing".
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rename w*.* {space} x*.*
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Ok, got that one...now, del user.dat returned File Not Found
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sick niece, had to run out unexpectedly....

you are at the c:\ prompt?

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cd bakwin
attrib -r -a -s -h user.dat <enter> -- spaces before EACH hypen and before user.dat
attrib -r -a -s -h system.dat <enter> -- spaces before EACH hypen and before system.dat

del user.dat <enter>
del system.dat <enter>
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Did all that with no problems....now am at c:\BAKWIN>
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let's pull out that old windows 98 cd from Micron again :tazz: and see if it can still figure out there was a previous OS

Insert, reboot

(cross fingers)
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Scan running now
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