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reinstalling progams

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by gldunk, Feb 17, 2003.

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  1. gldunk

    gldunk Thread Starter

    Feb 17, 2003
    can I burn my programs onto CD and then install them back on to my hard drive after I have reformatted it, and reinstalled win. 98? Can someone tell me how to accomplish this?
  2. rugrat


    Dec 16, 2001

    Welcome to TSG!

    If you have the install program on the drive, IE... you downloaded freeware etc. Just burn that file to cd. If you are talking about preinstalled programs that you know longer have the install disk for-- No. Programs are registered in the registry when installed and cannot be copied and reinstalled.

  3. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Why are you going through such a drastic step by reformating your hard drive and starting from scratch? Is there a problem that this forum can help you with?

    Frank's Windows 95/98 Tips:)
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