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victor408

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I did a complete format of my C drive.
When I use the boot disk I get to the A:\ but when I try to give the command to run the setup file in Windows SE the CDROM drive is not recognized and I cannot install windows.
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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

What did you use to format the hdd??

When you use the Win98SE bootdisk (floppy), did you use the option to "Start WITH cd-rom support"??

If yes, when you changed to your cd-rom drive in order to install Win98, did you go at least one drive letter up from the usual - ie: cd-rom is normally d: drive, it will now be e: drive until Windows is loaded !!

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I used the Dos prompt.
Had it read A:\>
Then typed format c:

Then booted up with a bootup desk I had made on a 3.5 floppy.
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How did you create the bootdisk? You might want to try downloading and creating a bootdisk from HERE
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Did you use the "Start with cd-rom support" option when you used the boot floppy??

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