reboot old compaq windows 98

May 10, 2012 at 17:29:18
Specs: Windows 7
while rebooting, windows 98 will not come up. stuck in says type command..exampe C:\windows\ cant get it back to home screen

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May 10, 2012 at 19:39:29
What do you mean 'while rebooting. . .'? Does it work OK from a cold boot? Is this a new install of 98? If so, what kind of hardware are you installing it on--hard drive size, ram, cpu?

Otherwise, if it was working OK previously with no changes, that message usually means the OS is corrupted, perhaps due to a damaged hard drive. Or the drive is not properly identified in cmos/bios setup.

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May 12, 2012 at 13:19:09
Reboot simply means to restart the computer. I'm wondering if you meant "re-install Windows"?

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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