question for all u smart people

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k im just curious whether or not win98 can boot off of only a cd. its not hard to reply if you know so help me out here. i think its a waste of money for a floppy(rather get a zip)and a waste of case space.

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Yes, Win98SE can boot off the CD, but I don't think the first edition can. If you get rid of your floppy eventually you will miss it though.
 

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Win98SE and Me should boot off the CDROM.
I agree you will miss your floppy especially since you can get one for about $15US. I actually got a LS-120 drive that is backward compatible with floppys and is bootable as an a: drive.


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NT 4.0 since 1997, and all other microsoft OS's since and including the orig. Win98 are all bootable off the CD-Rom. I whole heartedly agree with the "useless" floppy remark, but I've found that they are still a necessity. Until all OS's come with every imagineable SCSI,IDE,CDROM, NIC and Modem drivers right out of the box, chances are you'll still need that 12 year old 1.44 Megabyte technology. It's the only real technological common denominator in PC's anymore.
 
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k thanx for the help people im gonna build my computer soon (done by xmas ihope)here the specs (i might add a floppy later when im done)

1. 900mhz tbird
2. GA-7ZX
3. 128 mb crucual cas2 pc133
4. radeon 32ddr (maybe 64 well see)
5. Barricuda 2
6. 115s dvd (pioneer)
7. if you read this far ur a loser =P
8. enlight 7237 300w
9. dont know
10 whatever
11. itll whoop your comp
12. why am i doing this
13. im a loser
14. bye

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