The Microsoft Windows 98 CD-ROM Startup Menu,
select option 2 either using the arrow keys or by just pressing the number 2 on
the keyboard, press enter.
Now you will have the Microsoft Windows 98
Startup Menu, will appear, select option 2 either using the arrow keys or by
just pressing the number 2 on the keyboard, press enter. and wait until you
arrive at a Dos Prompt.
You may already be at the CD-Rom prompt, if not
type "D:" and hit enter (that is assuming your CD-Rom letter is
D:). To confirm where you are type "CD WIN98", if the directory
changes you are in the right place, if not try "E:", repeating
the process, and continuing up the alphabet until you get to Win98 folder. In
the example below it is "D:\WIN98".
Now assuming you are reinstalling Windows 98, you
type "FORMAT C:"
WARNING : This will remove all information from
your hard drive, so make sure you have backed up all the stuff you do not want
Press "Y" and enter to continue
Format once you are satisfied that you have to nothing to loose
Now Type "MD C:\WIN98" and press
enter. (This Creates a folder on the Hard Drive called WIN98)
And then Type "COPY *.* C:\WIN98"
and press enter (this copies the Installation files to your Hard Drive)
Now type "C:\WIN98" (You are
changing to the WIN98 folder on the Hard Drive)
And finally type "Setup"
(Windows 98 will start installing)
You Should now remove the Windows 98 CD,
it is no longer required.