can't load 2k for the 2nd time

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salbast

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what's up guys? How's everybody? I'm pretty frustrated right now. here's my problem. I had Win 2K installed and i messed up the registry, so i just formated the drive that it was on and reinstalled it. The setup i had is a dual boot wit win98. The first time i loaded Win 2k from windows 98 and i'm trying to do that again, but i'm getting a "this program has performed an illegal operation..." error. Can you guys give me a hand in resolving this pproblem?

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Sal
 
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It sounds like your installing 2k to a partition other than the c drive, if so, delete the following files and try

Pagefile.sys
Boot.ini
Ntldr
Ntdetect.com
Ntbootdd.sys(only there if your using scsi)

You may want to put the files on floppy just incase, especially the boot.ini
 
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You where dual booting, I am assuming win98 is on the c drive. Those files listed are the files that 2k writes to the boot drive. In general when removing 2k from a dual boot setup those files have to be deleted and sys c has to be run on the win98 drive.
Save to floppy just in case but microsoft specifies deleting the above files when removing 2k from a dual boot with win98.
 
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