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Win98SE - Unable to install on new HD


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I like progress!!! :tazz:

If you are at the C:\ prompt, type A: and press "Enter".

Once you are back to the A:\ prompt, put the Win98 cd into the cd-rom drive and type COPY A:\WIN98\*.* C:\WIN98 (note the space between COPY and A:) and press "Enter".

Let me know how this goes...
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General failure reading drive A
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Hmmmm...

Is the Win98 cd clean...no big scratches? Is it a retail or OEM (IBM, HP...) version?
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Says Microsoft Win98 Second edition- has Product key
No scratches. Came in seal envelope - bought on Ebay from San Francisco
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Ok...let's try something...

Put the Win98 cd in the drive and reboot...see if it will go past the Network error...
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It went to C:\
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Type D: and press "Enter". Do you get a D:\ prompt?
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Invalid drive specification
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With the Win98 cd in the drive, type dir and press "Enter". Do you get the directory of the Win98 cd?
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No only get command com and WIN98 DIR
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Is this from the A:\ prompt?

Type WIN98.DIR and press "Enter". What happens.
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No from C:\
Do you want it from the a:\?
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Yes...try the dir from the A:\ prompt. (at the C:\ prompt, type A: and press "Enter".)

Edited by wannabe1, 12 January 2006 - 08:28 PM.

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C:\ gives bad command or file
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Yes...try the dir from the A:\ prompt. (at the C:\ prompt, type A: and press "Enter".)
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