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    Hi peops. I’ve not used Windows 98 for ages so I would like to check: is it possible to upgrade Windows 98 to Windows 98 Second Edition and is the only to do it using a Windows 98 SE CD?

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    Yeah - you can't uprade 98 to 98SE with an ME disk

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    Quote Originally Posted by unrealrocks
    Yeah - you can't uprade 98 to 98SE with an ME disk
    Lol, fortunately I’m not unlucky enough to be cursed with an ME disc.
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    i think you need an upgrade cd, as opposed to an oem cd.

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    it will aloow you to upgrade in a way, but as hex says you need the upgrade cd, if you do it from the OEM 98se cd it will say its upgrading but it really means, lets format your HD and put 98se on it. you get the same result but obviously if you are wanting to upgrade in order to keep current settings, I am sure that the 98se cd will over write these.

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    I am guessing my 98SE CD came with an old computer so it is probably OEM, but it there anyway to check on the CD/Manual if it is OEM or upgrade?
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    if the cd & manual say "upgrade" in big letters, they're the upgrade version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by directhex
    if the cd & manual say "upgrade" in big letters, they're the upgrade version.
    Yeah they tend to put "clues" like that on.

    I once upgraded win95 to 98, then realised how crap Microsoft's upgrades were. So, I wiped and suck 98se on from scratch. Ah, the good old days...
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