Will win98 accept win95 regestry entries
Posted on 1998-12-29
I am in the process of upgrading the hardware on my machine (CD reader, cpu from 233 to 333k6-2 and secondary hard drive) and in the process I want to install win98 to a clean formatted C:drive. My question is this. I have a fresh backup of my C: drive on tape (Seagate 3.2 mb) If I install win98 (the complete install not upgrade) could I use the total c: backup tape to restore all the programs and files if I include the registry in the restore. Would the registry transfer to my win98 system? This assuming that I manually installed the Backup Exec program for the tape software. I have all my online banking stuff setup through Quicken 99 plus many other programs. Or would I be better off using Drive Image and save it on the secondary drive? It would still be the registry from win95.
Thanks a bunch for your help