Re: Can't get CD-ROM to boot?
Date: Sat, 01 Nov 2003 01:30:16 -0500
On Sat, 01 Nov 2003 03:11:00 +0000, alex49201 wrote:
>> You are thinking of Windows 95, perhaps? The Win98 Second Edition CD
>> is definately bootable as I have done so on far too many occasions.
>> If the CD is scratched try giving it a wipe with one of those instant
>> shoe-shine thingies. Be careful not to foul your CD-ROM drive though.
> Remember there were five different releases (that i know of, maybe more)
> win98 full, win98 upgrade, win98se full, win98se upgrade, and win98se
> update. Some were bootable, some were not; some releases had a version
> of both.
> Try another bootable cd in the drive. -also-
> Try your cd in another computer, known to boot from cd.
I've got store bought copies of Win98 upgrade and Windows 98SE OEM here
and neither are bootable.
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