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Floppy disk and CD-Rom support in Windows 98

All versions of 98 where supplied on CD-Rom and with a Windows boot disk that contains CD-Rom Drivers. The CD’s where also bootable.

Boot from CD instructions - Boot from floppy drive instructions

 

OPTION 1 – Boot From Windows 98 CD

1) Change your boot priorities in your system bios to CD-Rom first

2) Insert Windows 98 CD-Rom and save bios settings and exit

3) Insert first floppy disk into drive and reboot computer. 

4) Select Setup Windows 98 from the next menu.

5) Follow on screen instructions 

 

 OPTION 2 – Boot From Floppy Drive and Windows 98

1) Download floppy boot disks from here:

Windows 98 1st Edition Boot Disk from here f

Windows 98 2nd Edition Boot Disk from here 

2) Create Boot Disk. And label it

3) Insert first floppy disk into drive and reboot computer. 

4) Select Setup Windows 98 from the next menu.

5) Follow on screen instructions