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Big Problem Reinstalling Windows 98SE


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Murphy7019

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After trying to reinstall Windos SE I'm having a problem. When I get to the A:\ DOS Prompt I type F:\Setup....

The read light indicator on my CD-Rom drive lights up and the disk begins to read... It then goes to a new DOS screen where it displays:

Please wait while Setup initializes
Scanning System Registry
Windows setup requires 7340032 Bytes available on your


And that's it, freezes up. Any suggestions?
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kool808

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How big is your harddrive? Are you just trying to re-install WIN 98 or from a reformat then install process?

Win 98 requires a disk space of more or less 8 GB for installation.
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I am tring to re-install windows, followed the instructions in
http://www.geekstogo...98_95-t479.html

and I have well over 8 gigs free on my hard drive.
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this is a windows 98 cd? Where did you get the boot floppy?
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