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    WIN 95 UPGRADE
    « on: April 23, 2009, 11:04:07 PM »
    Im running win 95 now . trying to install win 98se on my comp. installation screen starts ok but wont install. says i need win98 upgrade to continue and then uninstalls what it has completed and closes. what is the problem. do i need a installation cd for win 98 (first edition)?? i could sure use some help here thanks !!!

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    Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
    « Reply #1 on: April 23, 2009, 11:30:40 PM »
    Where is this Win98 CD from ? ?
    Does it say Microsoft all over it ? ?
    It should boot properly and start the install...
       
     
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      Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
      « Reply #2 on: April 24, 2009, 07:26:11 PM »
      Sounds like you cd is bad or your computer can't run 98. But why change to 98.
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        Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
        « Reply #3 on: April 24, 2009, 09:20:27 PM »
        Win 98Se is an add on to Win 98. You must have 98 loaded before you can load 98SE.  SE stands for "second addition".
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        Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
        « Reply #4 on: April 24, 2009, 10:52:21 PM »
        Russ:  are you kidding us?  ???

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        SE stands for "second addition".

        Really?   ???  Did you not mean "second EDITION"? Or were the letters S and E not large enough clues for you?   ::)

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        You must have 98 loaded before you can load 98SE.

        No, not true!  If I remember correctly, Win 98 SE was indeed a second edition, or issue, of Win98, and became the preferred of the two versions due to many corrections and improvements.  (It was sort of like a service pack before Microsoft started issuing service packs.)

        Many users upgraded to Win98 SE from Windows95, Windows 3.1, and DOS.



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        Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #6 on: April 27, 2009, 08:50:15 PM »
          the cd is oem. it starts to install and gets to the screen where it scans comp system , then a message appears , need win.95 upgrade cd to continue install. it auto uninstalls what it has started of new install and returns to oem install win98se screen . i dont have either 95 or 98  upgrade cd, i just have 98se oem cd . i thought i could install w/o those upgrades. is this possible ? thanks for your help
          Where is this Win98 CD from ? ?
          Does it say Microsoft all over it ? ?
          It should boot properly and start the install...

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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #7 on: April 27, 2009, 09:08:22 PM »
          Russ:  are you kidding us?  ???

          Really?   ???  Did you not mean "second EDITION"? Or were the letters S and E not large enough clues for you?   ::)

          No, not true!  If I remember correctly, Win 98 SE was indeed a second edition, or issue, of Win98, and became the preferred of the two versions due to many corrections and improvements.  (It was sort of like a service pack before Microsoft started issuing service packs.)

          Many users upgraded to Win98 SE from Windows95, Windows 3.1, and DOS.

          What Aegis? Have you never heard of Windows98SA?  :P :P :P

          But your memory does serve you correctly. There were discs for Windows 98 (full), Windows 98 upgrade, Windows 98SE (full), and Windows 98SE upgrade. All of them were capable of upgrading a 95 system to whatever respective version of 98 as far as I can remember.

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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #8 on: April 28, 2009, 06:48:04 AM »
          He has a Win98SE Upgrade CD...
          He DOES NOT have a Win95 CD...
          This is why it will not work.
          Win95 does not have to be installed but he will need a Win95 CD to put in when prompted....
          Win3.1 floppies would work in this case also...
             
           
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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #9 on: April 28, 2009, 07:12:07 AM »

          Its OEM and not a upgrade version....you need a freshly formatted hard drive for OEM installs....
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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #10 on: April 28, 2009, 07:44:25 AM »
          This will not make a difference at all...and an OEM install can go on any clean partition...
          He will still need a Win95 CD to put in when prompted or the install will not continue.
             
           
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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #11 on: April 28, 2009, 07:47:22 AM »
          This will not make a difference at all...and an OEM install can go on any clean partition...
          He will still need a Win95 CD to put in when prompted or the install will not continue.


          Its not an upgrade CD!   and yes a clean partition will work
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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #12 on: April 28, 2009, 07:49:56 AM »
          According to his PM it is...shoulda been stated here.
             
           
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          Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
          « Reply #13 on: April 28, 2009, 07:57:37 AM »
          According to his PM it is...shoulda been stated here.

          quoted from above:

          ''i dont have either 95 or 98  upgrade cd, i just have 98se oem cd ''

          (so if he left it out that the 98se oem cd is an upgrade then I understand.)

          plus I thought it only asks for a CD when its an upgrade and no previous windows is installed. (clean install) ...So if its an upgrade then it should work fine going over the old OS if it is also OEM and qualified for upgrade.
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            Re: WIN 95 UPGRADE
            « Reply #14 on: April 28, 2009, 11:35:40 AM »
            If he doesn't have the original Win98FE CD then he can't upgrade from Win95 to 98SE.

            This is not possible without first having Win98FE already on it.
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