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Help with setting up a win 98 SE VM


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#1 mattig89ch

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Posted 13 April 2017 - 06:16 PM

Hidy ho all,
 
I was going through some old discs from way back when, and I found an old windows 98SE install disc.
 
And I figured I would setup a win 98 SE VM in virtual box.  Because why not.
 
Now I'm following the directions from this link, but I'm hitting a snag.  I'm trying to use the auto patcher they suggest, but it keeps stopping on one of the update installs.
 
I'll have to run it again, to get you the exact update.
 
But it just...sits there saying its installing the update.  I let it run for 3 hours before killing it the last time I ran it.
 
I wanted to know if anyone knew how to get around this snag, or do I have to start from scratch?

Edit: Moved topic from Windows 95/98/ME to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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#2 Ivann700

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 03:55 AM

Why do you even need those patches? I think there are some Service Packs around for Win 98. If the SP install dont work, then it could be VirtualBox problem, or Win98 one.

 

 

 

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