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Installing W98 Problem

by broncos347 / November 22, 2009 4:36 AM PST

I have just built a new PC and due to my XP OS being an upgrade I need to install W98 first however I've got to a point and i keep getting the following message:

Insufficient memory to initialise windows. Quit one or more memory-resident programs unecessary utilities from your config.sys or autoexec.bat files and restart your computer.

Can anyone help.

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That's well known with machines
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 22, 2009 4:49 AM PST
In reply to: Installing W98 Problem

With 1 or more GB.

Fix? Install less RAM. Stick to 512MB.

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by broncos347 / November 22, 2009 5:41 AM PST

excellent works a treat, many thanks.

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PS. I did a clean install of XP just last week.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 22, 2009 4:50 AM PST
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I did not have to install 98. Just showed it the CD when asked.

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