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Anonymous
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August 20, 2005 11:58:02 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

Trying to install win98 again, however the required scandisk session before
installation is never finished due to "insufficient memory"... Alas, no
installation can be inititalized...
Anyone had the same problem - found any solution??

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Anonymous
a b } Memory
August 20, 2005 3:43:11 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

If you are starting the computer with a boot floppy, try creating
a new one.

http://www.bootdisk.com/bootdisk.htm

Ben

"Henkka" <zorrohenkka(at)hotmail.com(nospam)> wrote in message news:41A1580C-456B-4AE0-9781-CB10DB3ED2C9@microsoft.com...
> Trying to install win98 again, however the required scandisk session before
> installation is never finished due to "insufficient memory"... Alas, no
> installation can be inititalized...
> Anyone had the same problem - found any solution??
Anonymous
a b } Memory
August 20, 2005 4:00:11 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

While I would want to diagnose the problem further (first by making sure you
have a good Startup floppy disk), Scandisk is *not* required to do Setup.
You can use a switch to tell Setup to skip Scandisk.
"Description of the Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me Setup Switches"
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;186111

--
Gary S. Terhune
MS-MVP Shell/User

"Henkka" <zorrohenkka(at)hotmail.com(nospam)> wrote in message
news:41A1580C-456B-4AE0-9781-CB10DB3ED2C9@microsoft.com...
> Trying to install win98 again, however the required scandisk session
> before
> installation is never finished due to "insufficient memory"... Alas, no
> installation can be inititalized...
> Anyone had the same problem - found any solution??
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Anonymous
a b } Memory
August 21, 2005 9:33:13 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

Type in "setup /?". This will show you all the options for setup. Try the
option without scandisk.
Most likely, you're running an oversized partition that scandisk can't
handle. Or, reduce the partition size to less than 64GB.
"Henkka" <zorrohenkka(at)hotmail.com(nospam)> wrote in message
news:41A1580C-456B-4AE0-9781-CB10DB3ED2C9@microsoft.com...
> Trying to install win98 again, however the required scandisk session
before
> installation is never finished due to "insufficient memory"... Alas, no
> installation can be inititalized...
> Anyone had the same problem - found any solution??
Anonymous
a b } Memory
August 21, 2005 1:39:16 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)

Your hard drive might have non-standard partitioning. If so, and you install
to this drive, you will need to use third part software for scanning the
disk.
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=229154
"Your Computer Does Not Have Enough Free Memory to Defrag the Drive" Error
Message
--
Jeff Richards
MS MVP (Windows - Shell/User)
"Henkka" <zorrohenkka(at)hotmail.com(nospam)> wrote in message
news:41A1580C-456B-4AE0-9781-CB10DB3ED2C9@microsoft.com...
> Trying to install win98 again, however the required scandisk session
> before
> installation is never finished due to "insufficient memory"... Alas, no
> installation can be inititalized...
> Anyone had the same problem - found any solution??
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