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hi,

when i boot up my friends computer it gets to the desktop screen with nothing showing and then explorer crashes.

I have been givin the advice or repairing the regitsry and everything..

but what i want to know is if worse comes to worse and i want to reinstall windows 98 over the top of whatever is there to fix the problem...
i cant lose any data...

Can u give me a step by step run down on how its done.. it'll have to be from DOS..

thanx guys
 

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You can actually have windows booted and pop the 98 cd in the drive and install the O.S. overtop the existing one, it will reconize the existing o.s.
You will need to install the Critical updates and Service Packs again
 
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