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Copying Windows 98


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Michaelboylin

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hi,
i want to copy windows 98 to floppy disks so i can put it on my laptop and run windows 98 on it, it only has a floppy drive so i want to copy it from a cd ot floppys. i have a round 30 foppys that are blank.
thanks michael
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Murray S.

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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

Isn't going to happen..

The W98SE .cab files are too large for regular formatted FDs (1.39MB)- you need a special formatting programme to make the FDs formatted to about 1.7MB. Microsoft deliberately made the W98SE .cab files too large for regular FDs - supposedly to stop piracy which is what you are trying to do btw!!

Also, if you were going to install Win98 completely, it needs about 300 megs of hdd.. That means you need about 210 floppies for everything..

Murray
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