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Anti-virus for ME by 98 Guy[_5_]
RTS wrote (in the basically defunct windows ME newsgroup): Greetings Group. I'm re-installing ME on an old laptop for some legacy software. And was wondering if there any current anti-virus programs that will still work on ME.. I've answered you in the past when you've asked this same...
October 10th 18 12:22 AM
by Mynews Go to last post
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W98 DOS on a FAT32 partition - booting causes a reboot. by R.Wieser
Hello all, I just created a 5 GByte bootable FAT32 partition and formatted it using the /s option (to transfer the systemfiles to it). However, when I than restart there just is a delay of about 10 seconds, after which it reboots. The odd thing is that booting from a FAT16 thumbdrive and than...
October 9th 18 11:05 PM
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the non-computerate by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
Mayayana wrote (in a thread in the '7 'group that started out about Adobe): I think that when you get adept with computers it's easy to forget how much work that took. It took me months to get the hang of image editing. (That was the original thread subject. This is wider.) Now it seems...
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September 15th 18 07:22 AM
by James Davis Go to last post
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What is the last version of Thunderbird that can be used in Win98se? by [email protected]
What is the last version of Thunderbird that can be used in Win98se? I have ver. I have been using that for decades and never had a need to upgrade. It does all I need, so why add more bloated crap. I use gmail, and use their SMTP pop mail to get my email to TB. I no longer have any...
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August 29th 18 03:44 AM
by Paul[_6_] Go to last post
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Does .mp4 - or any other video format - have a text field (comment, not subtitle)? If so, what can edit it? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
I like the comment field in the .jpg image format; if viewing an image in IrfanView, I just type I then C, and I can add comment text, that then actually becomes part of the file, thus surviving any renaming, zipping, even emailing. (I use it a lot in listing who's who in group photographs ,...
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July 16th 18 10:17 AM
by Phi Go to last post
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Microsoft MSDN CD's available for download (win-95/98, SDK/DDK/Tools) +NT4 by 98 Guy[_3_]
The following CD's can be available to anyone that wants them. If anyone asks for a specific disk, I will upload it to Filepost.com and then post the links. Anyone can freely download stuff from Filepost.com. So all you have to do is ask... ------------------------------------- Disk A
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June 6th 18 07:08 AM
by bill ray Go to last post
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Could my Windows 98 computer be getting too old? by [email protected]
Could my Windows 98 computer be getting too old? I just had a reminder pop up on my screen telling me to start packing for the Woodstock Music Festival which starts on August 15, 1969. - Woodstock Survivor -
May 21st 18 04:35 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_] Go to last post
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PCMCIA Card to USB 1 Adapter by [email protected]
Hi, I bought a Win95 laptop around 1996. This laptop does NOT have a USB port. Years later, I installed Win98se to replace Win95. It has a FDD (floppy disk drive) and CD drive. Also has two PCMCIA card slots. The FDD no longer "works". I searched for an external FDD that connects to...
May 9th 18 12:16 AM
by Computer Nerd Kev[_2_] Go to last post
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Where are the desktop icon settings stored in 98se? by [email protected]
Windows 98se I have a lot of icons on my desktop. Every once and awhile they get all jumbled up, and it takes me nearly an hour to straighten them up. I have a specific order I have them so I can find them quickly. I have never figured how they get messed up and probably never will.... What...
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April 15th 18 03:59 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Can I update the security files in an older version of Firefox by [email protected]
Using Win98se with Kernel-Ex, I am able to use Firefox 3.x (3.6.28). Anything above that dont run well. With all the added security on websites (httpS), I am constantly getting security errors. Is it possible to take the files used for security from a newer version of Firefox and replace them...
March 16th 18 03:13 PM
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Desktop icons by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , VanguardLH writes: Archer wrote: When I start Windows 7 (32 bit) the desktop icons appear llarge and are auto arranged eventhough I normally use small icons and arrange them in a particluar way. But every time I restart...
March 2nd 18 11:13 PM
by Ian Jackson Go to last post
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Can onl;y open ONE window of Firefox by [email protected]
I posted this days ago, as part of another thread, and never got any reply. I mentioned removing K-Meleon, which was my default browser for years, but no longer works properly with the HTTPS sites. But now it seems I have a bigger problem. Firefox is the default and only browser in use now. This...
February 25th 18 12:49 AM
by Computer Nerd Kev[_2_] Go to last post
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Cant switch default browser by [email protected]
I'm running Win98se. For many years my default browser was K-Meleon, and I also had the highest (usable in 98) version of Firefox installed. (FF version 3.x). K-Meleon no longer works on almost any website, and the upgrades for it are only for XP and higher. I want to switch and make Firefox the...
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February 14th 18 12:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Windows Updates for Legacy Operating Systems (95-Vista) by Mynews
"Hot-Text" wrote in message ... No Need To Reply KainiaKaria archive.org Member https://archive.org/details/@kainiakaria Windows Updates for Legacy Operating Systems (95-Vista)
February 9th 18 02:19 AM
by Mynews Go to last post
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New HDD, has corrupted Data - AGAIN by [email protected]
Ok, As most of you know, I had a partition go bad on one of my drives and I lost much of the data on it, because I did not have a current backup. I got rid of that hard drive, even after a re-format showed it to be usable and not have bad sectors. This is an old IBM brand computer from about 2001....
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December 21st 17 02:20 AM
by JT[_3_] Go to last post
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floppy drives and cables by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , Paul writes: The twisted part, consists of four active signals. Two for each drive. The twist swaps the signals, so that one connector can have an A personality and the other a B personality. (Just like a CS Cable Select...
November 16th 17 03:55 AM
by Lee Go to last post
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Is there a way to turn a folder's filenames into a text file? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , writes: On Fri, 03 Nov 2017 23:05:00 -0600, wrote: On Fri, 03 Nov 2017 20:39:34 -0400, Nil wrote: On 03 Nov 2017, wrote...
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November 7th 17 08:15 AM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Do any stores still sell floppy disks? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , writes: My bootable DOS floppy disk died. I had not used it in several years, but wanted to boot up with the floppy to install a new harddrive on an old Windows 98 machine, with no CD drive. I have looked in several...
November 3rd 17 06:50 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_] Go to last post
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Firefox version 2 and 3 goes into OFFLINE MODE by [email protected]
Running Win98se and I am stuck with using Firefox 2.x or 3.x. (with Kernel EX). Although Kernel EX says I can use (I think), up to version 6, that has never worked well. I just stick with ver 3.x. This has driven me nuts for years. I never have understood why Firefox goes into OFFLINE MODE about...
October 24th 17 01:30 AM
by Lee Go to last post
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Confusing Hard Drive jumpers (PATA or IDE) by [email protected]
I bought a new IDE (also called PATA) hard drive on ebay. It's a white label drive, model WL120PATA872. I;m beginning to think it's defective. I have never had all this trouble partitioning and formatting a hard drive. Part of the problem is that it has TWO sets of jumper settings on the label....
October 16th 17 03:04 AM
by 98 Guy[_5_] Go to last post
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