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98 ugrade ?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by zookre, Feb 12, 2005.

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  1. zookre

    zookre Thread Starter

    Feb 24, 2003
    I am now running win 98 and I would like to upgrade to 98se so I can put in a usb 2.0 card, system requirements on card say that you must have 98se and I have disk for 98se from my wifes computer. does any one think I will have any problems doing this? also can I upgrade over my current win 98 or will I have to format and start from scratch? thanks.
  2. DoubleHelix

    DoubleHelix Banned

    Dec 9, 2004
    Does the Windows 98SE license you have allow you to install it on both your wife's and your computer? Most Windows licenses only allow installation on one computer.
  3. Delta Dart

    Delta Dart

    Nov 6, 2003
    You can install Win 98SE without starting from scratch. Boot up the computer normally and install the SE disk. It should display the startup instructions automatically. If not go to Start, Run and type "x:setup" (less quotes) where x=your cd ROM letter. Probably "D". Win 9SE requires Win 98 to already be installed before hand. You will need the product code that came with the disk. It should be on the envelope the disk came with.
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