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#1 RWA3

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 02:42 PM

Dumb question,but here goes....
Can I install Windows 98 in a folder on my Windows 7 computer and run it from there without partitioning the hard drive?

Current computer is:
Windows 7
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500 gig hd
dual core processor

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 02:48 PM

No

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 02:54 PM

simple enough answer..lol.. ty.

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 09:27 AM

i just sending some explanation :D windows 7 need a NTFS and windows 98 need FAT :D

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 11:00 AM

I suppose you could install 98 on VirtualBox or VMWare Player..the OS runs from a folder on your 7 host HDD...same but different lol.

ETA: VMWare Player supports 98: http://partnerweb.vmware.com/GOSIG/home.html

...so does VirtualBox: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Guest_OSes

Edited by Union_Thug, 28 November 2011 - 11:10 AM.





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