TGS Forum
Hello Guest,

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features.

By joining this community for FREE, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content, & many other special features.

Registration is fast, simple & absolutely free, so please, join our community today!


 
PortalHomeFAQRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Install Windows the alternative way

Go down 
AuthorMessage
L30_Ph3niX
Grade - 2
Grade - 2
avatar

Points : 113
Posts : 56
Join date : 2011-08-12
Age : 26
Location : Greater Noida

PostSubject: Install Windows the alternative way   Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:20 am

If XP will not install from the CD or if you have a new drive with no operating system on
it yet try these:

Install Windows XP from the hard drive with Windows 98 already installed:

Boot Windows 98
Insert the XP CD into your CD reader
Explore Windows XP through My Computer
Copy i386 folder to C:\
Go into C:\i386 folder and double click on winnt32.exe to launch the setup from the hard drive

Install Windows XP from DOS (ie. no OS on a new hard drive):

Boot with a Windows 98 Start Up disk
Insert the Windows 98 CD into the CD reader
Run smartdrv.exe from the Win98 directory on the windows 98 CD (file caching)
Type cd.. to back up to the root directory
Insert Windows XP CD into the CD reader
Copy the i386 folder to C:\
Go into C:\i386 folder on C: and type winnt.exe to launch the setup from the hard drive.


Same can be tried for WIN 7 too yaaa
Back to top Go down
http://www.encode.co.in
 
Install Windows the alternative way
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
TGS Forum :: Tips & Tricks :: PC Tips & Tricks-
Jump to:  
Free forum | © phpBB | Free forum support | Contact | Report an abuse | Free forum