If you upgrade a Microsoft Windows 95-based computer running Internet
Explorer version 4.0 or 4.01 to Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me), uninstall Windows 98 or Windows Me, and then
reinstall Windows 98 or Windows Me, you may receive the following error message:
Setup encountered a problem or did not complete a previous
installation. If you click Use Safe Recovery, Setup will restart file
copying where it left off.
Not selecting Safe Recovery will restart the file copy process from the
You are then prompted to choose either Use Safe Recovery or Do Not Use
To resolve this issue and continue the Windows 98 or Windows Me Setup program, choose
either Use Safe Recovery or Do Not Use Safe Recovery.
The Safe Recovery error message under these conditions does not indicate a
problem, it does not affect the functionality of the Setup program, and it
can be safely ignored.