Installing Windows 98 – Upgrading to Win98SE

In 1999 Microsoft released an upgrade to the original version of Windows 98, known as Windows 98 Second Edition. This included many improvements and enhancements not present in the original version of Windows 98, notably: Support for DVD-ROM Internet Connection Sharing Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 DirectX Version 6.1 Microsoft Windows Media Player Version 6.2 Improved startup time for programs Improved USB support Microsoft Year 2000 (Y2K) Updates Useful links: Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 234762: Description of Windows 98 Second Edition. Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 232576: No Product Identification Listed After Upgrade. Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 234858: Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition Hardware.txt File. Windows 98 Second Edition Readme Files. Frequently Asked Questions for Windows 98 Second Edition. Windows 98 Solution Center. Install the Windows 98SE Updates as follows: Insert the Windows 98 upgrade CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. The Windows 98 Setup program starts automatically: From the Windows 98 CD-ROM window, click on Yes. From the Windows 98 Setup window, click on Continue. Read the License Agreement. If you agree to its terms, click on I accept the Agreement, and click on Next. Type the Product Key in the spaces provided. Make sure the Caps Lock key is not on. If you are using the keypad to the right of your keyboard, make sure the Num Lock key is on. The Product Key is located either on the Certificate of Authenticity (COA) or on the backliner of your Windows 98 Second Edition Updates CD. If the number you type is not accepted, check the following: Setup checks for installed components and then checks whether there is adequate disk space...

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