Edit C:\Boot.ini. By default, the file has the S, H and R attributes enabled. Run the command attrib ?s ?h ?r c:\boot.ini, edit the file, and then run the command attrib +s +h +r c:\boot.ini to restore the file. From Boot.ini, remove the entry corresponding to Windows 98. For more information about the contents of this file, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Purpose of the BOOT.INI file in Windows 2000 or Windows NT.
This was first published in February 2003