Need help with loading Windows 98 startup disk

  • lmooney
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Post 3+ Months Ago

hi am new here,i have just downloaded the win 98 boot disk and burned it to cdrom,here's what's coming up at dos like this[DR-DOS] A:\>
where do i go from here??? i had win xp home already on the machine but have deleted it and want this win98 back on it instead please help.

My laptop does not have a floppy drive so that is why I downloaded the boot disk and burned it on cd however dos wants me to load a floppy. thanks you so much indeed for any advice given.
  • Don2007
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I don't know why you want to go back to 98 but you have to have the complete operating system to install it. The boot disk is just that, a boot disk. All it does is boot the machine.

If you don't want XP, at least get a windows 2000 CD and install that. 98 is too old.

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