View Full Version : Install/Upgrade Win98 to 98SE.

08-10-2003, 09:00 PM
I wish to upgrade my Win98 to Win98SE so I can upgrade my video card from a i740 to a Geforce 2 MMX 400.
In time I wish to a complete format and reinstall.

My question is whether I can Upgrade 98SE over 98 using the same procedure in the latest issue of PC World without formatting etc.

08-10-2003, 10:03 PM
Sorry, don't recall that part in mag. But normally, you would just install over top of the existing installation using a 98SE disk.
Always backup the info you can't afford to lose before any major excercise, because in software, even the simplistic of procedures can go wrong.

08-10-2003, 10:37 PM
> I wish to upgrade my Win98 to Win98SE

Have you got an "Upgrade" Win98SE CD?
Or a full install CD?

If the former, should be OK as its designed to "Upgrade"

If the latter, its more likely to be seen by the OS as a full install.