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xanthorea

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I've been having software troubles -pc-dvd, and have encountered some things
I'd like to understand.
When trying to re-install the driver ,from floppy, recieve an error message that
I,m running Win95 and can not proceed.
Also when I run EZ anti-virus shows :
C:\Master Boot Record matches template,is OK:standard Win95 OSR2.
C:\Partition Boot Record matches template,is OK: Standard MSWIN4.1FAT32.
Also inSettings>Control Panel>Quick Time - OS = Windows 953.7 Build 1998,
however in Contrl Panel>System - OS = Windows 98 4.10 1998A.
As far as I know the computer cam originally with 98 (all software is Win98).
Can someone shed some light ?
Thanks <_<
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Hi xanthorea. welcome to GTG! <_<

Looks to me that your computer originally had Windows 95 installed, and it was upgraded to Windows 98. A clean install of 98 would be the best option, but you'd lose all data on your hard drive, so be sure you have current back-ups.
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Thanks admin.
Thought that might be the case though should not be the case!.
Pooter purchased from uncle 'Norman' ,say no more !.
Would like to try your suggestion of a clean install.
Have searched other posts and closest I could find was the 'Pinned ', Reinstall
-without losing data, thread.
Would that procedure serve ( nothing valuable on my computer ) or would a different be better ?.
Cheers <_<.
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Here's a clean install guide: http://www.waynescom...eaninstall.html
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thanks heaps admin .
much appreciated ! <_<
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Been awhile I know but only just tried the clean install as suggested.
Following 'waynescomputerworld' procedure ,I got as far as 'create primary partition ', apparently there already is one.
What next please, <_<
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Oops ,cancel last post been back to'wayne's' for another look ,apologies
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