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NEC VERSA LX WINDOWS 98 - UPGRADE INFORMATION Manual

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NEC Versa LX/SX
Windows 98 Upgrade Information
Follow the instructions provided in this document to upgrade your NEC Versa
LX or SX system from Microsoft
Please read these notes in their entirety.
NEC recommends that you use the system's AC power
adapter throughout this process. The Windows 98 upgrade is
lengthy and interrupting the process with a loss of power can
be catastrophic if the system performs an emergency or low
power save-to-file.
System Requirements
The system requirements for your NEC Versa using Windows 98 are
approximately the same as they are for using Windows 95. As with Windows 95,
Windows 98 requires 16 MB of RAM; your NEC Versa ships with 32 MB. For
hard disk space, a typical installation requires 225 MB of free hard disk space, but
may range from 165 MB to 300 MB, depending on system configuration and
options selected.
The system requirements for your NEC Versa are:
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Approximately 50 MB additional hard disk capacity.
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If backing up Windows 95 system configuration files, another additional 50
MB for a total of 100-MB additional hard disk space.
system has insufficient hard drive space to proceed.
Upgrading To Windows 98
Use these steps to upgrade from Windows 95 to Windows 98.
1. With Windows 95 running, insert the Windows 98 installation CD-ROM into
your system. If your system has Auto Insert Notification enabled, a Windows
98 graphic appears asking you if you want to upgrade to Windows 98. If you
see the graphic, answer "Yes" and skip to step 3. If you do not see this
graphic, go to step 2.
2. Use Windows Explorer to navigate to the Windows 98 Setup utility at the root
NEC Versa LX/SX Windows 98 Upgrade Information 1
CAUTION
Note:
The Windows 98 Setup Wizard informs you if your
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  Summary of Contents for NEC VERSA LX WINDOWS 98 - UPGRADE INFORMATION

  • Page 1 Windows 95. As with Windows 95, Windows 98 requires 16 MB of RAM; your NEC Versa ships with 32 MB. For hard disk space, a typical installation requires 225 MB of free hard disk space, but may range from 165 MB to 300 MB, depending on system configuration and options selected.
  • Page 2 USB Drivers Windows 98 provides a comprehensive set of USB device drivers as part of the installation process. Do not install the USB drivers from the NEC Versa Applications and Drivers CD after you have performed the Windows 98 upgrade.
  • Page 3 Using the NEC Versa Desktop Wallpaper You may observe brief video display corruption as the NEC Versa wallpaper appears on the Windows 98 desktop. Using an External Mouse Windows 98 may not always detect that you have installed an external mouse during start up.

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