Microsoft KB Archive/250683

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Error Message: SU991010: Setup Was Unable to Continue

Article ID: 250683

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007


  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition

This article was previously published under Q250683


When you are installing Windows 98 Second Edition, you may receive the following error after you see the "Setup is preparing the Windows Setup wizard" message:


Setup was unable to continue. Quit running setup and try running the install from DOS. 0X3F2


This error message indicates an error reading the hard disk (a locked disk). You may be running antivirus software or a disk utility that does not allow write access to the hard disk.


To resolve this issue, disable your antivirus or disk utility program, boot your computer with the Windows Startup disk, and then run Setup again.

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