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Thread: Installing Windows 98 Question

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    hello all,
    ill get straight to it..my buddy wiped his hard drive clean...i downloaded win 98 for him. how do i burn it to disk so he can install it on his pc? i need step by step instructions on this as i dont know what or how to do it right. if someone can help me out that would be great and my buddy would be very thankfull. someone gave him a pc not the best but will work for what he wants to do. he wiped the h/d clean, planning on re installin win 98 and startin over clean.
    PLEASE if ya can help PUT THE DIRECTION IN 'NEWBIE" TERMS so he can get windows in and workin properly
    thanks again
    spacedog

    ps if it helps i can leave an e mail addy so as not to take up space here

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    Is it an ISO? If its not it may not work. Cuz you need a autorun file in it.

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    If there is absolutly nothing on his computer, you might have some trouble there, Windows wont be able to boot if nothings there.

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    o i forgot the pc he was giving already had win 98 on it if that helps any.

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    I need to know what kind of file is the version of win98 you have. (bin, iso, zip)

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    Originally posted by Shad0w Hacker@19 September 2003 - 22:43
    Is it an ISO? If its not it may not work. Cuz you need a autorun file in it.
    "iso" dunno what that is....... if it wont work what can he do to get the pc up and running then??? any help is needed to get the pc running again

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    ISO is a type of file extision, what type of file it is.

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    The file extension. What is it? .bin, .iso, .zip?

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    i downloaded win 98 in a zip file and unzipped it to a new folder in "my documents" and there it sits ready to burn ....hopefully lol

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    Do you have nero burning software? or whats burning software do you have?

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