Re: [mu WIN98] Win98 Installation

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Mon Jan 17 2000 - 15:17:26 CET

On Sun, Jan 16, 2000 at 10:10:02PM +0000, Clive Wright nicely wrote:
> >
> In windows folder delete hidden files system.da0 and user.da0
> also rename system.dat and user.dat to system.bak and user.bak
> Copy \system.1st to \windows\system.dat
> All above files are hidden so change properties in explorer or use
> attrib -s -r -h to reveal them.
> Then reboot.
> You should be prompted for the win 98 setup disk but it should only set
> up device drivers etc.
> Any previously installed application programs will still be there but
> they may not run correctly without reinstallation as all their registry
> setting will be in the .bak files and therefore unavailable to them.

Thanks Clive,
I will try soon.


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