Windows 98, Full or UPG Version

I plan to upgrade to Win 98 from Win 95 and also purchase a new PC without an operating system. Can I upgrade my old PC with the full version of Windows 98?
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Rogers
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MrbreezeCommented:
"Can I upgrade my old PC with the full version of Windows 98?"
Yeah, but you would be better with a clean install. Also you can make a full install from an upgrade CD if you have your original Win95 setup disks. And it'll save you about a hundred dollars.
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joedCommented:
To use  full version as an upgrade, rename the file win.com to win.sav. If you have a DOS subdirectory rename that DOSOLD. This should work
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expert_compCommented:
Rogers,

If you have an upgrade disk and want to install Win98 on a system with no operating system try what this site says:

http://www.windrivers.com/tech/tips/Mar98/index3.htm

I am not sure if this will work.

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nrogersCommented:
Allegedly you can do this:

Once you have access to the CD-ROM,
go to the Win98 subdirectory and
type: SETUP /NTLDR.

I'm told this bypasses the check for
a prior O/S.

If that doesn't work, try renaming
your existing WIN.COM to WIN.001 and
then running SETUP from CD-ROM.  If
neither trick works individually, try
them together.

Hope this helps...







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expert_compCommented:
Rogers ,

That is exactly what my above link will tell u to do.
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