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I want to replace my windows 98se to windows xp

I have a laptop without a cd drive. it has windows 98 se on it. ut it doesnt work on my lan. i want to change it to xp. i bought a usb 2.0 to sata ide cable connected to cd rom it detects it but it doesnt work bec. it needs a driver. what will i do.. please help me... email me

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U have set bois u have to set frist boot device usb cdrom the u can able to boot from the usb cd rom

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    u need a sata raid driver to install your sata hdd disk

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Install windows 98se


SE should boot on it's own without the use of the floppies. Try it by changing the boot sequence.

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I bought jet flash 500 pendrive model TS4GJF500 I HAVE USE WIN 98 MY PEN DRIVE IS NOT DETECTED WHAT CAN I DO PLEASE GIVE ME A SOLN


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Windows 98 does not support Plug n Play Devices. So you have to download appropriate drivers from Microsoft Website. Though Windows 98SE ( Windows 98 Second Edition ) thought to be support USB Mass Storage Drives fairly, these drivers are not pre-installed with OS. You have to download Service packs to install these drivers.

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I have a laptop without a cd drve on it. it is installed with a windows 98 second edition and it doesnt work on my local area network. i want to change it to windows xp. i bought a usb 2.0 to sata ide...


Well, there is a solution, but it depends how comfortable you are with computers. I assume you have a driver to use it under windows 98, and I'm hoping it's a cd burner, and that you have XP install disk.

You would need to use a program called nLite or another similar one, but this is the only one I've personally used. Just googled for it and you'll find instuctions on their site. You will be using that program to copy your XP install CD to your harddrive, integrating the needed drivers with it, and then burning a new bootable XP install CD that includes the needed drivers.

Jan 11, 2009 | Microsoft Windows 98 for PC

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Mistake install


Hey, you can probably buy a windows 98se copy from ebay
or with some luck from a local pc shop / repair shop.

Microsoft stoped supporting windows 98 many years ago, and its no longer in production. So my guess is no.

Your best shot is to get it used.

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Which drivers for USB External Hard Drive ?


Well, Occam's razor philosophy!  I just tried on my 250 Gb IOMEGA external HDD on Win98 and it worked. "Mass storage" jargon driver does NOT work. HOWEVER if you declare it as "USB FLASH DISK", it WORKS, (after computer reboots), though not that speedy. Anyway, you can do your job. Now if you have found any better solution, please forward it at oratiara@hotmail.com. Thank you! 

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Windows 98 Serial Code will be present at the Back of the CD package cover along with the Universal Bar code. i have 2 pirated serial key for windows 98. have a try with this keys hq6k2 qpc42 3hwdm bf4kj w4xwj and
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Problem with my video card and sound card


No, that card is not compatible with Windows 98 or Windows 98 SE (Second Edition). It is only compatible with Windows 2000/XP/XPx64/MCE.

Compatibility meaning there are no drivers available for Windows 98/98SE.

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