|So it has an extra hard drive and can boot to the desktop? Just copy want you want to save onto the extra drive. Then borrow a 98 disk or spend $10 or so on a used one and reinstall. You might even have the 98 files on the hard drive. Check for a folder named WIN98 or check in the WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS folder.|
Oh and pull the product key off before you format. Check my #13 here:
and download and run DIAG.