- Restart your computer, press and hold down the CTRL key until the Windows 98 Startup menu appears, and then choose Command Prompt Only from the Startup menu.
- Insert a blank, formatted floppy disk into drive A.
- Type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each command:
NOTE: Smartdrv.exe is not required to create a Windows 98 Startup disk. It is used only to speed the creation of the startup disk.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to finish making the Startup disk.