troubleshooting Question

Could there be a virus?

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William RichardsonFlag for United States of America asked on
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I asked a question before about the same computer and finally got it up with Windows ME.
https://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Win98/Q_20861294.html
After it was up I started to get a BSOD and some other errors I should have wrote down.  This is a seven year old system that won't recognize larger hard drives.  It is a 166Mhz pentium processor.  I went into fdisk and deleted the partition and then created a new one.  After rebooting I did a fdisk /mbr and then from a:\ sys c:
After rebooting I chose cd-rom support (option 1) and got my a:\ cd to e:\ and went into setup.  There were more than several times with Windows 98 & ME disks where it will start installing and get to different points or only so far and give up.  The system will become locked.  The last time I tried Windows 98 I got it showing 100% of the Windows files loading but then I got a USER.DAT file error.  That took me out and I don't know if I have to start over again.
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