Re: [mu WIN98] Win98 Installation

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Tue Jan 18 2000 - 22:44:55 CET

On Tue, Jan 18, 2000 at 07:39:43PM +0000, Clive Wright nicely wrote:
> Did you find system.1st (that is {uno}st not lst) in the root directory?
> As it is a hidden file it may not have been copied from your original
> box.
> You do need a system.dat for the gui to operate properly hence copying
> /system.1st to /windows/system.dat

I do not copied the file firstly, because WIN98 noticed the absence
and recreate it (reading from the /dev/null device, I think).
Then, I also copied the file. System block to windows logo.

The only solution is to extract the original win.ini and system.ini,m
etc., from some .cab file (....)

> I am assuming file names do not change between english and italian
> versions of win98.

No problem. I can accept a percentage of fracturation also in win98.


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remember any. Would two negative ones do? -- Woody Allen

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