|The microsoft link to download IE 6 is really just a download manager that when run should connect and download the proper full version. I thought you might have a problem with it if you couldn't connect at all with the 98 PC.|
I'm not sure how you're trying to set up your internet connection but with 98 it's pretty difficult to get it going unless you install an ISP first. I kinda figure you haven't done that else your IE would have been automatically updated--as with the AOL disk I mentioned above that I used. I also assume you've not installed any high speed connection software as that too would have updated your IE. You're probably just going through the 'make a connection' routine and aren't getting anywhere.
My suggestion would be to install software provided by whatever service you plan on using to connect--high speed or regular ISP through a dial-up modem--and get it going that way.
If I haven't correctly guessed your circumstances and you just want IE 6.1 then you need to locate a full download (and not just the download manager) or as already mentioned, something like the AOL 9 disk that has 6.1 on it.
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