I have an older computer that used to run windows 98 on it. Right now, it has no operating system on it and I have been having a heck of a time trying to get an OS on there. I have tried and failed numerous times to get drivers for the cd-rom drive so i can load an OS from a cd, but I was wondering if it would be possible to take the hard drive out of that computer, put it in another computer that works (it runs Windows XP) and then format the drive and load some stuff on there that would help me get an OS on the other computer, then put it in the older computer and go from there? Sorry if that's a little confusing and thank you for any help in advance!
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Before you go about this, what's the problem you're having getting the OS to load on the other machine? Have you got the boot order right in the BIOS?
Regardless, if you have the other box working I'd just unplug your main drive, then install the OS on the …
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