reformatting a disk for windows98
dduong at goldenmunky.org
Sun Aug 12 18:28:44 UTC 2007
What about installing Windows 98 in VirtualBox and run the games off of
that? Of course if there are 3d games then it might have issues?
SteVe Cook wrote:
> cj wrote:
>> 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
>>> I assume boot from cd and run
>>> mkfs.vat /dev/hda
>> 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.
> A laudable suggestion but, it's surprising how many old games won't run
> with wine, not with out a lot of fiddling. As long as it's not
> connected to the outside world it's not a problem.
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