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Copyright © 2003-2017echo date("Y"); ?> Puget Sound Software, LLC and Leo A. Jul 15, 2013 #3 Telegraphman TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks. The installation disk I am trying to use is a copy so I guess it must be suspect. But sadly new software, new hardware and MS are dropping suport for 98SE. Source

Mark J November 7, 2011 1:10 PM @Paula You might try installing Windows 98 in a virtual machine. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Personally, I think you're giving up a lot of good use of that desktop by downgrading to 98SE. ------------------------------------------------------------------- flavallee, Sep 26, 2008 #2 Old Rich Joined: Jan 17, 2003 Mi cuentaBúsquedaMapsYouTubePlayNoticiasGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TraductorFotosMásShoppingDocumentosLibrosBloggerContactosHangoutsAún más de GoogleIniciar sesiónCampos ocultosLibrosbooks.google.es - PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-needed-on-downgrading-from-xp-to-w98.753682/

Not what you needed? My recommendation instead would be to see if the issues you're having with it could be addressed instead. HDD 10 GB Pentium III processor 598 MHz 320 MB RAM Current OS is Win XP Home Edition. If XP is compromised or broken, you'd be better off re-installing it and updating it to XP SP2.

Reconfigure the installation partition: a. Does anyone have a solution please. I think It has been a long time since I did a dual boot with 9x and XP. Had I known how poor Windows compatibility mode was for some of the old gaming favourites I'd have held on to it.

If anyone knows where there is a good page for over coming most of XP's issues, I'd like to see it. Jul 15, 2013 #2 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 For USB sticks, you will need a driver. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r1743070-How-to-downgrade-XP-to-win98 Telegraphman said: ↑ Current system (XP) doesn't recognize these disks, unable boot from them.Click to expand...

is a registered trademark of Puget Sound Software, LLC Terms, Conditions & Privacy Product Reviews, Recommendations and Affiliate Links Disclosure http://ask-leo.com/can_i_revert_from_windows_xp_and_ntfs_to_windows_98.html Close Skip to main Get win98se up first. Tontza December 1, 2005 1:14 PM Quote: Windows 98 doesn't support NTFS, period. I imagine the person wishes to revert back to win 98 because their computer being 4 years old is struggling with xp,which is of course the better option,if you have a

It will reboot and then you can install to the previously unpartitioned space. http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-95/i-need-to-downgrade-xp-to-windows-95/170668.html In reality I couldn't be bothered with it. I am following the instructions to install from CDROM at this address (can't use the floppy boot option because of only one slot for CDROM or floppy): http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/9803-how-to-install-windows-98/ The same problem When someone merely copies that CD for you, unless the copy is made with correct 'clone' options, you won't get the bootable capability.

Article C2253 - January 4, 2005 « » Share this article with your friends: Leo A. this contact form I tried to boot the laptop from a USB floppy but have found that the bios does not support booting from external USB devices. It also means that your only real approach to reverting to Windows 98 would be to backup or save all your data, reformat the hard disk (with the FAT filesystem), and jim May 30, 2005 4:20 AM can i install office 97 on my new windows home xp Leo May 30, 2005 9:52 AM Sure!

Ask a question and give support. So yes, if your hard disk is now formatted with NTFS then it was converted somewhere along the way. If you really want an earlier version of Windows, then Windows 2000 is as far back as you should consider going. have a peek here Otherwise, you may have to find someone with an old Windows 98 machine laying around. • Comments on this entry are closed.

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Sep 12, 2013 #19 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 I think you'll want to do fdisk with DOS from 98 setup disk first, and create partitions that way

And in all honesty ... Switch whatever out so your CD drive can be used. 3. That is not an option on a laptop where there is an external floppy/CD connector. Press "3" to delete your Windows XP (NTFS) partition, then "4" for non dos, then select the number of the partition you want to delete and answer the questions f.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. There's several commercial tools around which read+write ntfs partitions from DOS,and atleast with one of them softs,you can install WIN98 on NTFS partition. Check This Out Help Needed On Downgrading From XP to W98 Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by jeffbehr, Sep 26, 2008.

Before switching drives, you may need to setup CDROM drivers first. it slow at time even for new computers due to being a system resource hog 2. Your methode worked Great. This is very likely.

So it looks as though I need to find a good copy of the installation disk to carry on.