Windows 98

How can you reload windows 98 without losing personal files ex photos Am getting cannot find device file that may be needed to run windows or a windows application Cant use windows functions to fix?

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September 13, 2011 5:17AM

You should be able to reinstall win98 and not format your storage device. If prompted to repair windows, do that instead.

Another Option is just back up your files. Sending them to a USB device like an Ipod or memory stick is one option but if this a computer that doesn't have usb then try burning them to a CD or storing them on an online server such as