Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Reinstall Win95

Posted on 1997-01-23
1
161 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I recently installed a new hard drive in my PC.  After restoring the data I noticied a few things here and there that didn't seem quite right.  Most noticeably, I can't install Sidekick 95 (it did install fine on another PC) and a few other programs aren't running up to snuff.  

My question is can I simply reinstall Win95 and Plus and maintain the current registry entries?  A friend of mine said there were a few files I would need to back up prior to reinstalling.  And then after the reinstall simply copy them back to the same directory.  I don't want Win95 to lose sight of all the apps I have installed (i.e Office95).
0
Comment
Question by:mspivey
1 Comment
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Blaze earned 100 total points
ID: 1744202
I have had my hard drive crash two times on me in the last year and a half (turns out it was a bad model)  But I have also run into various problems where I just decided to start from scratch and re-install Win95.  I have never run into any problems with Win95 keeping the entries for other programs that have previously been installed (Corel Draw, Microsoft Works, etc) and everything is still in it's place when I re-install.  The only time I have ever known the files not to be updated is if you install Win95 in a directory other then windows.
0

Featured Post

Connect further...control easier

With the ATEN CE624, you can now enjoy a high-quality visual experience powered by HDBaseT technology and the convenience of a single Cat6 cable to transmit uncompressed video with zero latency and multi-streaming for dual-view applications where remote access is required.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
PerfMon Report Time Out 6 42
save browser passwords 11 70
Windows DNS Server Caching 3 38
Malware infection with local user rights? 6 25
Storage devices are generally used to save the data or sometime transfer the data from one computer system to another system. However, sometimes user accidentally erased their important data from the Storage devices. Users have to know how data reco…
Recently Microsoft released a brand new function called CONCAT. It's supposed to replace its predecessor CONCATENATE. But how does it work? And what's new? In this article, we take a closer look at all of this - we even included an exercise file for…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows DVD Burner through its features and interface. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…

808 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question