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Boot win98 How boot win 98 on toshiba portege 3110 ct. No FDD. No CD.

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  • nhadzic Apr 19, 2009

    Yes.

  • Art Ellison
    Art Ellison May 11, 2010

    Just what is it you are trying to do?
    Are you asking how to install Windows 98?


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I'm assuming that you mean that the computer itself has no CD or no Floppy drive.
If there is no operationg system, and no way to actually install one, then you are out of luck.
There are external CD drives, but these normally run within Windows--although your computer may allow for their use on startup.
If your computer is new enough and you can enable legacy USB, then you could theoretically copy a Win98 install CD to the USB drive and boot from that.
If you have an operating system installed and your network is running, you can share a CD on another computer and run the setup from that computer by copying the files across the network.

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in both cases :

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You will need a functional computer to write the disk image into the floppy.

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