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Using An Oem Setup Disk

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#1 macguru


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Posted 12 March 2008 - 10:12 AM

Ok, short version: how can I use an OEM setup disk on a different computer?

Longer version: I have a valid install code, and just need to use the 98SE setup files from a Gateway setup disk. I could copy the /win98 directory locally to the new drive and install from there, but what file do I need to remove/modify so that I don't get "This can only be used on a Gateway computer" warning?


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Posted 13 March 2008 - 09:03 AM

Restoration cd's are typically machine specific.
Is that what you have?
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Posted 25 March 2008 - 12:30 PM

What Gateway has to say about it:

"This CD Is Only for a Gateway Computer" Message When Trying to Install Windows.

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