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I'm trying to install Windows 98 SE on Virtualbox, but the screen is messed up:

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Any idea how to fix this? Or perhaps could there somewhere be a complete guide, which displays every each screen one by one, so I could control the installation by pressing the correct buttons at correct times, without seeing anything? Googling didn't return much.

Why I am doing this: I want to play an old game, but it keeps crashing on my Windows XP at random times. I tried DOSbox as well but the problem remains, so I thought of using the real deal instead. I think it did work on Win98SE before, not sure (it's the only CD I have). Perhaps a DOS installation would be best, but I dont know where to get just that, and not sure if Virtualbox can install it.

Note: I have already tried the Windows XP compatibility options in the .exe file, but it does not prevent the random crashing.

I am running Virtualbox from Windows XP SP3 32bit (year old updates)

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Virtualbox has lots of issues with Windows 9x. Try Virtual PC instead. – kinokijuf Jan 18 '13 at 12:18
    
More information about the host operating system is required. Its very likely the problem is with Virtualbox which means asking on their community forum might get you an answer faster. – Ramhound Jan 18 '13 at 12:20
    
@Ramhound, i thought i told i use winxp, why the downvote? – Rookie Jan 18 '13 at 12:38
    
@Rookie - I didn't downvote you. – Ramhound Jan 18 '13 at 15:09
    
@kinokijuf. that did it. post as answer & i accept! – Rookie Jan 20 '13 at 13:24

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