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What is the name of the main windows install file

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by doors11, Oct 11, 2003.

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  1. doors11

    doors11 Thread Starter

    Sep 29, 2003
    When the guy who set up my computer install windows 98se for me..He said he made a back up it and put it in a folder.I can't remember the folders name so i thought i can run a file search and find it.

    Or is there some other files that i can search for to find this file?
    One that might only be in that folder.

    Thanks for any help
  2. DaveBurnett

    DaveBurnett Account Closed

    Nov 11, 2002
    Look for a folder containing DRIVER*.CAB
    There should be lots in the one folder; that will be the copy of the install data from the CD. When asked to insert the install CD just point to this folder.
  3. john1


    Nov 25, 2000
    Hi doors,

    I guess you mean the cabinet files (cabs)
    They could be in C:\Win98
    or C:\Windows\Options
    or C:\Windows\Options\Cabs

    they look something like this:


    If you have Winzip installed, compressed files
    show up with the winzip icon, if not they still
    work as these are a self-install type of
    compression. You may have a different icon.

    John :)

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