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By bob.schaefer ·
I have win95 on my pc and have a win98se disk full version not upgrade get error saying to use win98 upgrade disk is there any way around this besides deleteing win95 or purchasing a upgrade disk

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by TheChas In reply to win98 upgrade

Windows 98 handles enough things differently that you MUST use the upgrade version if you wish to save your W95 registry settings.

I ALWAYS perform a clean installation of Windows when updating a system.

There is just too much trash that gets stuck in the registry and system files when you do an upgrade.

From my recollections, W98 runs about 10% slower than W95.
Performing a clean install WILL reduce the effective performance loss you will see.

Chas

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