I’ll keep this as short as possible. I bought a new hard drive today. Took it home and installed it with old hard drive. Zapped both hard drives for a fresh start. Loaded Win98 then S.E. onto it. Used PartitionMagic to finish partitions. Loaded all my drivers and software and . . . . I decided to use the old hard drive (5GB) for mp3’s and movies. So I began to transfer songs from the computer downstairs (networked) but it locked about half way thru the transfer of all the songs. I took it upon myself to press reset. Started to reboot fine and dandy until i noticed that nothing was happening at the logo/Win98 loading screen. I think that the registry is gone. I tried doing Step-by-step confirmation load, pressed ‘Y’ at “Process Registry?” and it just locked.
Any ideas what I should do before I start over from scratch after I cuss and get mad at God?