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Also there are other OEMs out there who would like your business when you do change to a new XP system! It's a possibility, so please be aware of it! Boot with your Win9x boot disk and see if you can read files on a CD. Method #4: Slick! check it out

Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows 95/98/98SE/ME Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Drivers by Category BIOS/Motherboard Drivers CD-ROM/CDR(-W)/DVD Drivers Digital Imaging Internet SU0168 Error During Installation -- Method #3The Windows 9x/ME setup program on the "full" and "OEM" distributions exits with an "SU0168" error if it thinks you are attempting to Many OEMs will/should feel that such a 'minor' upgrade from one old Windows 9x to another old Windows 9x does not interfere with their overall business strategy and may, in fact, If you are upgrading over an older version of Windows 95 with Windows 95a or Windows 98 or Windows ME, see: SU0168 Error (Upgrading Over Win95) You've probably acquired a "full"

Locate and rename the files WIN.COM and WINVER.EXE -- WIN.COX and WINVER.EXX are good choices. This is similar to method #3. If you are upgrading from Windows 3.1x to Windows 95 or 98 or ME, see: SU0168 Error (Upgrading Win3.1x) You've probably acquired a "full" or "OEM" Windows distribution. Start, settings, control panel, add/remove programs, click on the last tab.

Based on user feedback, method#3 works best. This is by far the simplest approach and is the one most likely to succeed. Method#1: Not Recommended This technique involves launching Windows 9x/ME setup from within Windows 3.1x, interrupting installation after the dialog that generates the "SU0168" error, editing one of the temporary configuration files The second usage (B, dual-boot) is not discussed here.

Unless you are just curious, don't bother trying the other techniques. This page shows how to use true MS-DOS to upgrade Win9x with a OEM CD. Or whatever folder Windows was originally installed in. If you are upgrading from Windows 95 or 95a to Windows 95b (OSR2) go to: SU0168 Error (OSR2 Issues) It is very important that you read this article!

As far as I know, a copy of the Windows Me upgrade version is available on the FTP server here. If you are upgrading a different version of Windows, you are in the wrong place! Change the in the above (3) extraction line to the specific Cab (and be careful with spaces) e.g. I am getting an "SU0168" error message that says I already have an operating system.

Help !!! check my blog Here the file, SetupX.dll, is extracted from the installation CD. I have done it many, many times. NOTE: Do not be tempted to rename the Desktop folder or Desktop.ini, or do anything else when upgrading - you would risk the loss of many current Win9x items! [top of

Locate and rename the files WIN.COM and WINVER.EXE -- WIN.COX and WINVER.EXX are good choices. Click Start, click Shutdown, click "Restart the computer in MS-DOS mode", and then click OK.2. You MUST NOT try to install from outside true MS-DOS e.g. Click to start the start up diskette wizard.

Note the name of the current Windows folder (usually C:\Windows). . Method#4 also works and is handy under special circumstances. Caution: It's possible some OEM upgrade versions may be specific to them.

Note: If you already have a \windows directory (and you probably will), setup will attempt to install Windows 9x to \windows.000.

Microsoft says: " Message SU0168 Your computer already has an operating system installed, which cannot be upgraded by this version of Setup. Twigs Reply With Quote May 4th, 2004,09:17 PM #6 Vette View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Sep 2001 Location The real "North" Texas Posts 225 No, Use the If you will be installing from a CD-ROM, make sure that the appropriate MS-DOS drivers are loaded. 2. At the A:\> prompt, type and press [Enter] after each line - be careful with spaces!

If there are other copies of these files elsewhere on your hard drive(s), remove or rename them, too. 3. They will probably be in your \windows directory. Method#2: Not Recommended This approach is similar to method #1, but interrupts Windows 9x/ME setup at a different point. w950820 Maintained by William K.

Enter [CD]:\ in the Look in: box in Find. There are some files you can delete to do this, but I can't remember might ask ADEPT One thing you might try is to boot up the computer and If OEM wants to install on C:\Windows.000, you change it to current Windows folder. . Walker Last update: 19 March 2001 {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software Office Windows Additional software Apps All apps Windows

Based on user feedback, method#3 works best. Top BettaFish1902 Post subject: Re: Windows 98SE -> ME upgrade error SU0168 Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 4:49 pm Joined Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:59 amPosts 312 Boot directly to MS-DOS. This page shows how to often overcome this problem and successfully upgrade Windows 9x with an OEM Windows installation CD.

Note! The following applies ONLY if you do NOT have a legitimately-owned OEM installation CD. Walker Copyright © 1997-2001 by William K. ERROR SU0168 "Your Computer Already Has an Operating System..." Retail versions of Win9x are always full versions and will install/upgrade wherever you want.

Top BettaFish1902 Post subject: Re: Windows 98SE -> ME upgrade error SU0168 Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 3:31 pm Joined Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:59 amPosts 312 Unlike the "upgrade" release usually sold in retail outlets, this version is designed not to upgrade an existing Windows 3.1x installation to Windows 9x/ME. Powered by phpBB Forum Software © phpBB Group Copyright © 2006-2016 Sitemap | XML | RSS You may require permission from the OEM.

He will, quite correctly, expect you to ask him. Change this directory specification to \windows (or wherever the previous version of Windows is installed). booting from a bootable Win9x OEM CD, and then installing, is likely to DAMAGE your current Windows. there isn't anything other than our copies.There is... _________________AlphaBeta, stop brainwashing me immediately!RoL is great because RoL is good.

If you suspect this, replace SetupX.dll with the correct version from your current install media. 1. You mean you did before?