reformatting a disk for windows98

cj debiani386 at
Sun Aug 12 16:21:45 UTC 2007

Linda Hanigan wrote:
> I have an unused computer setting around that has unbuntu installed on
> the hard drive. I replaced it with a newer and faster computer. My son
> really wants to play his sisters old win98 games. Since I still have a
> Win 98 CD for the computer I thought about reinstalling win 98 on it for
> him. Does anybody know what I have to do to reformat the drive as a
> vfat?
>  I assume boot from cd and run
> mkfs.vat /dev/hda
>                     Linda
try using wine.

to install wine, type:

sudo apt-get install wine

i definately do not recommend installing windows 98 at all. Ubuntu is 
more stable then windows 98 and more secure as well.


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