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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

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    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

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    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

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    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:

    [​IMG]

    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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