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If you FORMAT /S the partition from a boot floppy first, you can then run setup and skip the formatting steps. Flawless install Hope this helps anyone else with the same setup! Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core CPUs and Motherboards Today's Posts Trouble installing windows 98SE Bysamad1104 Jan 17, 2006 Hello, My pc configuration - Motherboard - Intel chipset 810 Ram It seems the driver isn't in the latest version of Parallels for Windows Version 2.2 build 2112. check my blog

After that, the installation went well.Click to expand... The Windows98 Setup files were not found.The Driver used on this CD is from Oak Technoloy, called OTI-91X ATAPI CD-ROM device driver, Rev D91XV352. No valid CDROM device drivers selected. I tried copying all the files to a folder but parallels need a file. https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=59559

Windows 98 Virtualbox

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  1. Here is a 720KB floppy disk Here is a 1.44MB floppy disk Notice the difference.
  2. To achieve complete stability, I also had to set a value for MaxFileCache in SYSTEM.INI.
  3. INF 6.3.0.1007 20041216 from Intel DirectX 9c from Microsoft Realtek AC97 MB 5.10.00.6230 20070508 from MSI HimemX v3.32 from Japheth (original site now gone) Forceware 81.98 from Nvidia With this configuration
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  8. How can we expect today's users to install such a thing?
  9. but if so, im going to repeat this...
  10. As many may have either forgotten or never known: Windows 9x does not support more than 512 memory and even 512Mb can cause problems with corruption and random lockups-Especially at shutdown.

Patch for hang-on-shutdown From Microsoft Article 239887 rev. 2.4: You may experience any of the following symptoms when you select an option in the Shut Down Windows dialog box. Ok, I finally think I have it working on a mac mini intel. What kind of art (if any) would be possible in a world without imagination? Computer With Windows 98 For Sale Stay logged in Parallels Forums Home Forums > Parallels Cross-Platform Solutions > Parallels Desktop for Mac > Windows Guest OS Discussion > Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules

Proffitt Forum moderator / April 12, 2012 5:14 AM PDT In reply to: Thanks - will try a few things I installed Virtual Box (google that, and it's free) then I The Windows98 Setup files were not found.The Driver used on this CD is from Oak Technoloy, called OTI-91X ATAPI CD-ROM device driver, Rev D91XV352. TechSpot is a registered trademark. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-98-installation-on-newer-pc-560602/ Then I must have the only bootable Windows 98SE install CDROM on the planet.

Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows 95/98Installation Solved Windows 98 installation from CD and from USB Stick both fail Tags:Romwindows xpmotherboardfat32hardware sumselkawumsel April 11, 2012 at 13:29:14 Specs: Windows How To Install Windows 98 Without Cd Maybe you are referring to something else, but the latest version of Parallels is version 2.5 Build 3188 (the transporter that corresponds to this can be had here). [email protected], I'm reading the same result from your [email protected], yep probably nothing to it apart from a few steps I can't easily solve, perhaps really the virtual solution IS [email protected], thanks You might want to give some detailed step by step on the dos commands, because some people (me) have no idea what they are doing, and it would save some guess

Windows 98 On Modern Pc

I was able to get Windows to start but only in safe mode but i could do nothing with it. Your floppy disk does not have the metal or plastic shutter so it's possible your floppy disk is bad. Windows 98 Virtualbox Here are some pictures that I have to show you- 1 A Drive Error- IMG_20151016_241958841.jpg 114.75KB 0 downloads 2 Device is not ready error screen- IMG_20151016_241801142_HDR.jpg 194.19KB 0 downloads 3 My How To Install Windows 98 From Cd Step By Step terrymac, Jun 11, 2007 #76 terrymac Messages: 5 Install Windows Only So far Thank you jbh001 - I really appreciate your help.

Nothing to it! http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/windows-98-and-windows-xp-dual-boot-system-step-by-step.php I did use Windows 98 (for quite some time) but that was at a time when 1.5 GB was a LOT of memory and I was on a tight budget. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. So the limitation did not hit me at the time and I am in fact unaware of these issues. Windows 98 On New Hardware

If so do a DIR and enter and see if it shows a win98 directory. Consequently, the steps below may not all apply to how Windows 98 should be installed on your computer. You could rule out floppy drive by taking the drive and cable from the XP computer and installing in your Windows 98 computer as a temporary fix.Alright so some other floppy http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/trouble-powering-up-and-starting-up-in-win98se.php Choose Settings.

This is getting frustrating. Windows 98 Startup Disk Report • #6 Jolicloud April 11, 2012 at 21:51:40 Install W98 in a Virtual Machine is easier and a lot less hassle:http://www.vmware.com/products/player/ Report • #7 sumselkawumsel April 12, 2012 at 13:23:42 Report • #2 sumselkawumsel April 11, 2012 at 14:55:24 Well, it is true that for my board the next best thing to a driver I could find was the release for

Trouble is, the PC is quite a lot newer than W98. (Socket 755, P45 chipset, Core2Duo...

For better (but still buggy) results, use the patched-up IO.SYS from kb311561 and this unofficial hack of FDISK (kb263044) and FORMAT, and follow the procedures here. Many OEM disks - The ones that have " For Distribution with a new PC Only. Any one come across this? How To Install Windows 98 From Usb This is because all of the Mac hardware lineup supports it.

Back to top #9 POKEGAMERZ POKEGAMERZ Topic Starter Members 225 posts OFFLINE Posted 16 October 2015 - 07:20 PM Change your BIOS back to the 1.44mb drive. Tip: After Windows has been successfully installed we highly recommend you update Windows with all the latest updates. The 720KB disk only has one hole. http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/trouble-shooting-win-98se-lock-up-problem.php The Sound Blaster Pro 2.0 emulation of the Montego II A3D worked eventually, but the drivers were troublesome.

Please make sure you format FAT 32 if you intend of using a larger disk image. Thanks for your note. I restored an old disk image to get rid of them. Not the answer you're looking for?

You may also... However it will not install in Windows 7, Vista or XP.So I am still in the game to get this running - although I will not promise to go very much How many Ents were at the Entmoot? It really seems like the Parallels folks could write a *simple* walkthrough for the most common OS.