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SV0168

lafdoorn
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I'm installing Windows 96. It's an update on W. 3.11. Now I get a signal SV0168. There is a operating system installed on my PC which cann't be upgraded. How can I solve this problem?
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First what is Windows 96. I suppose it a typing error. Now
open the readme file of Windows 95 (on the CD). See what this error code means.

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You have an oem version of windows and not an upgrade, there are a few tricks but they are risky, if you are willing to try them let me know and I will post them, you have to trick windows into thinking that there is no operating system installed.

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OEM versions of Windows 95 can only be installed on a blank (formatted) hard disk (or so they say), but as wayneb says, it may be possible, but risky.
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The problem he is having refers to msdos.sys io.sys and command.com being the Os that windows is referring and you can also rename these but if the upgrade does not go as planed then you computer will not boot anymore.  This is the error he is getting.
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