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Win95 Upgrade To Win98 With Full Edition Of Win98(URGENT)
mvp2003 Jan-10-02 04:42 AM
Hi,
I Have Windows 95 Running On A System But Need To Put The Full Edition Of Windows 98(Non Upgrade Version) On The System Without Formating The Hard Drive, I Know You Delete Some Files But Cant Remember Which Can You Please Help.

Thanks


2. RE: Win95 Upgrade To Win98 With Full Edition Of Win98(URGENT)
lbyard Jan-10-02 05:36 AM
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http://duxcw.com/faq/win/upgdfull.htm. Larry

3. RE: Win95 Upgrade To Win98 With Full Edition Of Win98(URGENT)
emptech Jan-13-02 03:25 AM
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I have the same problem. I remember one could remove a number of files and the oem install could be used on an existing o/s. I removed the hidden system files, no luck. Removed win.com too. I tried the /win98/setup /ntldr, that didn't work either, same message, basically says I have to purchase an upgrade.

Any new ideas picked up? I know it can be done, but it's been a long time. I don't want to loose the files on the drive.

jrh


4. RE: Win95 Upgrade To Win98 With Full Edition Of Win98(URGENT)
emptech Jan-13-02 03:49 AM
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I finally got it to work. I don't know if it was necessary to remove the hidden files or not, but re-naming win.com was not enough. What finally made it was to rename win.ini to something else. Then I no longer got the message about an existing o/s. It is now installing now.

Hope things worked out for you or anybody else with this problem.

jrh


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