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Is it easy to re-install windows 98 SE?

by e22s / February 16, 2004 11:29 AM PST

Im having a lot of problems with my computer...says that theres no sound card when there is one hooked up, wont let me download or open any files using internet explorer, when i click on a link, a new page comes up but it's just can i start out fesh as if it were a new computer?..and should i save the things/programs that i need on a cd or floppy disk and then re-install it? and is there a step-by-step why to do this? im running on a gatway computer with a pentuim 2 processer using windows 98 SE...thanks for the help..

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Re:Is it easy to re-install windows 98 SE?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 16, 2004 12:03 PM PST

For example shows the OS install.

Now that's just the OS and no mention of drivers for Motherboard (MB), Video, Audio, USB, and what else you may need.

Because of the variety of hardware out there, there is not step by step. Only guides.


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Re:Is it easy to re-install windows 98 SE?
by Cursorcowboy / February 16, 2004 8:42 PM PST
im running on a gatway computer

From that statement, I would assume your only recourse would be a recovery. Tell exactly what media you have for this operating system.
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