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Note: For security and support reasons, UITS recommends using Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP Professional, rather than NT Workstation 4.0, on Indiana University's network. Were you able to access anything. >-----Original Message----- >To wipe the drive, some ways include; boot a win98 startup disk, run fdisk >and delete all partition information found (as long as JSI Tip 7238. Read More However, in the case of certain operating systems (namely, Windows 8.x), one could effectively argue the point that a "downgrade" to Windows 7 is a good trade.

And I think "downgrade" would be more accurate than "upgrade" the way he put it. Saar Downgrade to Windows 98 Responses to "Downgrade to Windows 98" Saar Gary Thorn [MVP-Windows Technologies/Xbox] Guest Posts: n/a Downgrade to Windows 98 Posted: 09-01-2003, 04:23 PM >-----Original Message----- >I I deleted fat32. >-----Original Message----- >To wipe the drive, some ways include; boot a win98 startup disk, run fdisk >and delete all partition information found (as long as NTFS is primary). As I do have Windows 98 on hand, I wanted to know: (1) How do I load Windows 98, while still keeping Office 2000 and the other software already loaded? (2) https://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/how-to-downgrade-from-win2000-back-win98.1598379/

I've browsed the net for several solutions but none of them worked completely (e.g. I got a bootdisk with KillDisk to wipe the harddrive of partitions and NTFS. Dave Patrick, Feb 12, 2004 #5 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

  • See method at Doug Knox's site: http://www.dougknox.com/xp/tips/xp_repair_9x.htm You would then need to install the Office on that Win98 if you wanted to run it from there But the context seems to
  • Will Johansson I'm penta(something)*-booting: NT 4.0, Win2k, Linux, and BeOS.
  • Another is that it contains a lot of 16 bit components which are kludged to work with the 32 bit components that form most of the rest of the system -

Windows XP Professional is the first ever Microsoft OEM license to include Downgrade Rights. In an already complex world of technology, thanks for making info so easy to locate, and to the point. I could buy a new Corvette and immediately downgrade it to a 1965 427ci, 4-speed, convertible, real metal awesome ride. It wouldn't surprise me to find that at least 60 percent still use an older version.

All rights reserved. What to Know about Downgrade Rights • OEM Downgrade Right is an End User right. • OEM Downgrade Rights apply to Windows XP Professional only. • Identified downgrade versions of Windows But before I analyze the fascinating possibilities of this self-created loophole, allow me a momentary tangential pursuit. check it out In my case, I use 2 GB NTFS partitions for each.

Running the 98 installation from the NT DOS command shell is not the same as running it from "real" DOS. Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Scott Gaulke (not verified) on Nov 27, 1999 Good article. Microsoft MVP [Windows NT/2000 Operating Systems] Microsoft Certified Professional [Windows 2000] http://www.microsoft.com/protect "t214diva" wrote: | Ok. You receive critical and non-critical errors after you install Windows 2000 for dual boot?

I have more to be at, but certain non-IT people (who sit directly opposite me, drive me crazy, but alas pay the wages) won't listen to sense I'm ploughing on with http://www.zdnet.com/article/downgrading-windows-how-low-can-you-go/ go in Windows 98.. (look ma, Windows 2000 loader!) convert the fat drive to fat32 (c:\ only) reboot.. You installed a clean copy of Windows 2000 but your system now dual-boots between the existing and clean install? Where can I get it?

Log In or Register to post comments W. Sign up now! If you decide to not support an operating system, as Microsoft has, why would you allow customers, especially Volume License customers, to downgrade to non-supported operating systems? The win98 CD won't run automatically.

Were you able to access anything. User your turbo switch to to activate single pole switch your master jumpers on your disks leave bios in auto detect on drives and off and running! Reboot.. One thing, is that to boot in Windows NT, you have to choose the Windows 2000 selection or the good ol' Windows NT line.

but dont worry, that will boot into Windows NT. there is nothing wrong with win 98 se or win me for that matter . About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts.

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Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? That is in the FAT16 partition, of course. I won't reveal your identity, if you choose to do so. ching, Jan 23, 2004, in forum: Microsoft Windows 2000 Setup Replies: 1 Views: 211 Leonard Severt [MSFT] Jan 24, 2004 Win98 installation on Win2000 installed PC giub, Apr 19, 2004, in

I've gone back and forth on Windows 8 myself. Pat Green, Aug 19, 2003, in forum: Microsoft Windows 2000 Setup Replies: 0 Views: 276 Pat Green Aug 19, 2003 Trying to upgrade win98 SE to Win2000 But it dosnt work JSI Tip 3366. Make sure you have win9x device drivers available before hand.

You can. [email protected] Alex Nichol LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Display Modes Linear Mode Switch to Dave Patrick, Feb 12, 2004 #2 Advertisements t214diva Guest Ok. FAT16 is an outdated file system, but is the only file system that will function with both Windows 98/Me and NT.

Email your contributions (300 to 700 words) to [email protected] along with your name and phone number. it will ask if you want to upgrade the current OS. At one time, I heard that a large number of Microsoft employees used Linux, but I never verified that claim. And you can do that from XP Home too. -- Alex Nichol MS MVP (Windows Technologies) Bournemouth, U.K.

Assuming that you've installed Win98 on a FAT32 primary or active partition and installed NT on an NTFS extended partition or on a separate hard disk, you can follow these steps: Just as prior to March 31, 2003, media will continue to be available via Worldwide Volume Licensing Fulfillment. Unless you installed the XP as an upgrade over the 98 and saved the original system files, you would have to clean off and start over, and then install the Office Hot Scripts offers tens of thousands of scripts you can use.

Or boot the Windows 2000 CD-Rom or setup disks and when you get to the point, delete the existing NTFS and or other partitions found, then abort the install. Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 is not compatible with the FAT32 file system. Diageo's £54m SAP legal slap could have gone another way Clone it? Related Stories: I hate Unity.

In particular if the disk is NTFS formatted then it will probably not work since 98 uses FAT/FAT32 only. Insert the Windows 2000 CD... Would you exercise your right, use what's installed on your systems, or even chance a mass conversion to Windows 8.x? Customers had other ideas.

However, you do have some options.