Question about PC Desktops
You can possibly locate the files on your hard drive. These files should have the .cab extension. To do this, click Start > Find > enter *.cab in the Name & Location tab under Named: field. Where it say Look in: make sure you select your hard drive (usually C:). Then click Find Now. This will list all files with the .cab extension.
Here's a screenshot if needed.
Figure 3-7. You may have minor differences depending on what version on 95 you have A,B, or C. If you have a submenu after clicking Find, choose Files & Folders.
Here is a link on how to verify the version of 95 that you have. Its really not that important as long as you havent upgraded the machine to a different operating system.
Here is a list of the .cab files and what's in them. .cab files are in bold. Your version may not be exactly correct, but it should be very close.
Once the search is complete you will see a column labeled In Folder. Make note of what folder they are in and enter that directory in the Copy Files From dialog and press Enter. You may have to click OK to get the Copy Files From dialog after you are prompted to for the CD.
If the computer is a Dell, Gateway, HP, Compaq, etc the .cab files are usually stored in C:windowsoptionscabs. If your computer has been custom built, you will like have to follow the search procedure mentioned here to find them. There is even a good chance they may not be on the hard drive at all. In which case you have very limited options from that point.
Posted on Jul 23, 2008
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