installing windows 98 on a new hard disk

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monkster_36

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Hey, firstly i would like to explain my situation, a neighbour has given me his old pc though i is working it is missing a hard drive.
I had a old hard drive laying around and have put that in. How can i find out how big this hard disk is? it says sg3 does this mean its 3 gig? Anyway the neighbour also gave me a win 98 2nd edition copy, how would i go about installing this version of windows? Do i need a boot disk if so how do i know which one i need?
Windows 98 SE OEM or
Windows 98 SE Custom, No Ramdrive.
What does atapi cd rom: failure, mean?

If anyone can answer any or all of my questions it will greatly apreatated :) Thankz.
 
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Hi monkster,

Firstly,
does this PC actually work?
Some older hard drives are quite small,
Run a bootdisk and see what size it is first.

John :)
 
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98 se bootdisk . Load the system on the drive as 98 needs a minimum 110 megabyte hard drive and i'll assume that drive would be at least 2.5 gig..
 
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havent found anything about 'sg3'
but it might be seagate,
no idea of size though.
 
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