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Windows 98 Boot Cd?


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#1 supersquaw

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 11:13 AM

I tried searching but i got an error that my words were not long enough, stupid search function.

Anyway, I need to turn an ntfs drive back to fat32 so I can install 98 because xp has too much garbage running and way too much security crap. The problem is my floppy drive is busted and I cant boot from it, is there a win 98 boot cd? If there is, where can I get it?
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Posted 01 April 2008 - 12:10 PM

You know a floppy drive is only 7 or 8 bucks.
I think you can do that with any Live Linux CD
Also check these out
Bart's CD
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Posted 02 April 2008 - 06:23 AM

The problem is my floppy drive is busted and I cant boot from it, is there a win 98 boot cd? If there is, where can I get it?

The Win98SE is bootable but if you want to use WinXP on another another partition then your going to need a floppy drive so you can boot from floppy, Fdisk the drive to make two partitions then Format them. As garmanma says they aren't much. :thumbsup:

Edited by Keithuk, 02 April 2008 - 06:25 AM.

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Posted 17 April 2008 - 04:25 PM

GParted will boot from CD and reformat - repartition your drive.
Very easy to use.
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 02:46 AM

hey guys it took a while for the advice, but thanks a lot, I can alwasy depend on y'all for help. I went to the torrents and downloaded an ILLEGAL copy of a bootable xp disk and all was well for a long while untill I downloaded a virus.

I reinstalled xp and now get a win32 services generic host window poopping up then my sound card doesn't work. bleepin xp. any Ideas guys? Help a brother out!!
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Posted 15 June 2008 - 09:50 AM

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