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Deleting windows 98 with out formating

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by punk164m, Sep 17, 2003.

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  1. punk164m

    punk164m Thread Starter

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    I have this computer with 98 and xp. i need to get ride of 98 but can't back anything up i don't have the means to and this compter only has a single 40Gb drive. is there away to delete the installation of windows 98 cleanly and safe. i want to still have Xp just get ride of 98 with out formating.
     
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    Click Start - Run, type in:

    CLEANMGR /SAGESET:1

    then click OK.

    When the "Disk Cleanup" window appears, place a checkmark in everything, then click OK.

    Click Start - Run, type in:

    CLEANMGR /SAGERUN:1

    make sure that everything is checked, then click OK.

    This will find and get rid of all the unnecessary files that Windows XP finds, including the Windows 98 files.:)


    Frank's Windows 95/98 Tips
     
  4. punk164m

    punk164m Thread Starter

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    hey Thanks! but will it delete anything that i want to or need to keep?
     
  5. punk164m

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    hey i checked out that linke and it helps but the comp im working on. The person made a dual boot on a singel partition
     
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