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Win 98 Won't Install On 2 Gig Hd?

I know win98 has trouble with more than 512MB but there is a work around. It's just a general expression of why some still like different OS's. PhotoShop and a few CAM/CAD programs can use it for temp storage of files. Windows 98 needs to have the above hack performed to start up with >= 512MB of RAM.

thanks for your reply but you,ve lost me already.any chance you can make it simpler for me and could you point me in the right direction as what to do first Otherwise he uses XP, changing boot options as he need it. Finally, the FDISK only works if it is on a bootable floppy. P.S: Easy on that question mark button, dude « sd card memory card stuck in hard drive | External HD "The device cannot start (Code 10)" » Thread Tools Show http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/235958-48-need-installing-windows-98se-formatted

I know my drives are al working, did a diag on all drives and they are there, can see dir of each. In 5 seconds you managed to find the answer I already knew. something that was very common back in the days of MSdos...!! Editors aren't much different.

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P5B . 1GB RAM . 320GB . And for some reason, every time I install 98 it screws with the boot record on my NTFS partition and NTLDR gets fubar, and recovery console fixmbr and fixboot won't fix User Name Remember Me? https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/21181284/Can't-install-Win98.html WinXP Pro Domain Controller: E6600 .

Once that is finished, use the ESC key to leave there and then go to Save and Exit. vmware has a free player you can use, you might check it out. But how do I fix it? They have expensive equipment that the software to run it doesn't run under any newer windows.

Should have bookmarked it. locked out » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. If you downloaded the bootdisk and it's an .exe file, you can just click it and it will start to create the bootdisk for you automatically. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below.

Your hardisk may be on the verge of failing I would suggest running a disk diagnostic utility. solved IN NEED OF HELP ASAP! Linux has to be the last OS installed, period. One last piece of advice regarding bootdisks before you format the drive.....go NOW to Add\Remove Programs\Startup Disk and create two more bootdisks (have your windows cd handy because it will ask

Video processing has very little use for massive amounts of RAM. Hi Why is My Connection Often... Win98 can't read NTFS format. Win7 Enterprise Reply With Quote 02-22-06,12:09 PM #12 FlailBoy View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Apr 2003 Location Not at the Fest... Originally Posted by El<(')>Maxi I remember

FreeBSD 7.2 Sandbox 2: 3800+ X2. A guy came to me with a totaly damaged laptop, everything was watter-damaged, complete junk. you'll just need to edit the [VCache] section of the System.ini by adding the line MaxFileCache=524288, which is 512MB in kilobytes.

This might actually work a little better than dual-booting because of such small requirements for windows 98.

would this have something to do with it? It does Video processing just fine, using Pinnacle Studio.... The time now is 08:55 PM. When it comes to clean up programs like Spybot and running anti-vir checks the speed is so much faster than my XP-Home experiences.

Quote 16th Oct 200619:19 #17 SCDVD View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateOct 2004 LocationUnited States Originally Posted by Bondiablo I still need to use 98 for Somebody explain to me, though, how in the heck 98 can write to an NTFS partition if it can't read/write NTFS. Quote 16th Oct 200613:56 #13 TBoneit View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Member Join DateFeb 2003 LocationUSA According to some of the replies here anyone using old versions should Use the Start menu's "Run" Option, and type REGEDIT.

Sorry I dont have a link but basically you assign 512 to the Win98SE OS only, then other programs are free to use whatever you have added or needed but you GA-G31M-S2L . 2GB RAM . 36GB Raptor . 2 x 1.5TB WD Green . 2008 R2 HTPC: E6300 . Gigabyte GA-X99-Ultra-Gaming - i7 5930k - 64 GiB 4-2666 - R9 Fury X 4 GiB - 10 Pro x64 / Gentoo amd64 Dell XPS 15 L502x - i7 2760QM - 16 Fresh reload of Win98 with XPupgrade and my 60 gig hd shows its only 2Gig?????

No tengo miedo a la muerte. I'll watch this and see if you ever get it going, because I'm curious. Keep Climbing mac mini macbooks pro (13, 15") EMB-175 Reply With Quote 02-21-06,04:43 PM #4 petteyg359 View Profile View Forum Posts Likes Popcorn Join Date Jul 2004 Location Texas My old PC does not detect my SATA HDD during Windows Installation Need help installing Windows 7, no HDD showing up Adding ssd and clean installing windows 10 without formatting primary

Newly build PC wont let me past the windows logo for installing windows 10 via Disk solved HELP! IM RUNNING ON ME. Anyway there is a way, Bondiablo. i really have no need for a dual boot system.

I saw one site that said it may not be possible with more than 1GB. but I only have 2x1GB sticks. by dammadkids / December 13, 2004 6:23 PM PST CAN ANYONE HELP ME.I HAVE GOT A 80GB HARD DRIVE BUT CAN ONLY USE 2GB,THERE SEEMS TO BE A PARTITION,HOW DO I Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.