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Probably because the Windows 98 included MS-DOS autoload extended memory support thanks to HIMEM.SYS, so it can detect correctly the amount of usable memory. FreeDOS may enable only the 1st MB of RAM. The equivalent of HIMEM.SYS from MS-DOS is HIMEM.EXE, which should be loaded if you add it in CONFIG.SYS. However, Windows 98 installer should load another ...
I boot on FreeDOS, switch to D:, and run "install /p j" or "install". The windows 98 install screen is displayed, and an error appear telling: windows 98 requires a computer with at least 16 Mb of memory. … Booting from the Windows 98 install CD works, both when FreeDOS is first installed and when it is not, surprisingly. If it works from the CD but ...
Booting from the Windows 98 install CD works, both when FreeDOS is first installed and when it is not, surprisingly. My Windows 98 install CD is a basic one, not the 98 SE one.
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