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windows 'over-installed'

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by dml1000, Nov 18, 2001.

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  1. dml1000

    dml1000 Thread Starter

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    I need to fix a PC with windows xp on it, the guy wants win98 back on there and has tried to re-install win98. As a result he has created a C:\Windows.000 folder, he has a previous windows 98 installation intact, BUT I cannot get the machine to boot into that folder.... 'c:\windows\win' does not work, any ideas? I really want to avoid formatting.

    He has already got rid of XP.

    Really appreciate any help.
     
  2. Styxx

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    You'd need to install on different partitions of course (not recommended). Dual Booting is usually for a commercial OS tester.

    There's a great tutorial on dual booting at http://ww.pcnineoneone.com

    I'd just use on1 (1) operating system if I were you. Too many post after having had troubles with unnecessary partitioning and dual booting.
     
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