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Old 10-27-2005, 12:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there anywhere on the internet that I could download the full Windows 98 CD?

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Old 10-27-2005, 12:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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not legally. ( that I know of )

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Old 10-27-2005, 01:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Probably a P2P, but half of those downloads aren't what they say they are. And yeah, you can't do it legally, anyway.
Actually, maybe you can if you have a liscense for that specific version of Windows? I'm not really sure how that legal stuff works.
Pretty lame how they still won't let you use Windows 3.11 unless you have a liscense...
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Old 10-27-2005, 02:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You will have to turn on see hidden files and folders and also see system files in folder options. then look for

\\windows\options\cabs folder, the cabs are the cabinet files in the win98 folder on the cd. if you do have this folder all you have to do is open the cabs folder then click on setup or use a boot disk and navigate to this folder and type in enter then return, it will start the install process, you can either reinstall windows on top of itself or coppy to a newly formatted HD ...You will need a cd key so google aprogram called magic jellybean, it is a key finder and will find your cdkey for you. If you are installing windows on top of itself when windows asks where to install windows, select the windows directory \\windows what that will do is replace all your syatem files and leave all your data, unless something is wrong with your HD.
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Old 10-27-2005, 07:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Why would you want Windows 98, anyway?
If you're going to illegally download Windows, might as well download a better version, like W2K?

Or better yet, download a Linux distro! Atleast it's legal.
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Old 10-27-2005, 08:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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don't download windows. it's not worth the trouble. just a warning, you should never post any thread that refers directly to an act of piracy the moderators can ban you. the licensing for windows is you need a license for the copy you are using. so actually owning the disc at some point does not entitle you to download it.

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