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Cannot upgrade FAT32 to DriveSpace 3 drives. by John
I have a FAT32 drive on Windows 98 but need to know how to repartition it. When I format it, it says files are in use by Windows. What do I need to do???
May 28th 07 12:24 AM
by James Go to last post
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ZIP Folders and CAB Files are CORRUPTED. by John
The ZIP Folders on my computer have being corrupted ever since installing WinZIP. Upon uninstalling because it was of no use to me, it removed the ZIP file extension. What is the command line for the ZIP folders...
May 27th 07 10:53 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Boot failure by astroview120mm
My windows 98 computer won't boot because it can not read drive C. Any advice on how to fix this problem would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. -astroview120mm
May 5th 07 11:36 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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win98se cannot see usb external drive by banjo
anyone got any ideas on how i can get it to be seen?
April 29th 07 09:33 PM
by banjo Go to last post
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HDD suddenly has bad sectors by SpamMePlease\(NOT\)
Hi Have a hdd which has suddenly developed bad sectors/clusters. Currently I cannot boot to windows so I booted to the command prompt and ran a surface scan dos utility with the auto fix switch. This surface scan dos utility has been running day and night for 4 days and has 1200+ bad clusters.
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April 23rd 07 01:54 AM
by Dave[_2_] Go to last post
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Windows 98 Games by Beau[_2_]
I have several Windows 98 games that I have tried to install on Windows xp, but have been unsuccessful each time. I was told there was a way to revert my XP to 98 but i do not know how. I was told this would allow installation but not affect XP. Anybody got a clue?
March 28th 07 03:08 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Documents saved to floppy gone missing, where to?! by Carrie
(Also in XP section in error, sorry). Docs being saved to floppy, 2nd disk used for 2nd batch. 1st disk put back in and message appeared 'disk not formatted would you like to format'. Yes selected. Disk had 14 documents on, cut and paste from the My Docs folder. Recycle bin empty, and docs...
March 23rd 07 10:56 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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FAT32 disk is much faster but I can't see why by [email protected]
I have a PC with 98SE and two hard disks. One is FAT16 the other FAT32. I tried a disk diagnostic program yesterday, and it said the FAT32 disk was scoring almost 3 times as many bytes/second as the FAT16! Now I was told there is little difference in performance if you change a disk from FAT16 to...
March 14th 07 11:07 PM
by philo Go to last post
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Hard Drive Not Seen by Earl Partridge
Windows 98, 2000 On a Dell machine, originally had Windows 2000 installed, became unbootable, giving "Inaccessible boot device". I added another HD already formatted with Windows 98 as Master, made the original HD the slave. Now booting, BIOS sees both HDs, but My Computer only shows C: HD and...
March 6th 07 10:59 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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Can't fully access (a:) and (d:) drives and master boot records. by Blohm
I have a Toshiba Satellite 2545CDS laptop that includes a floppy disk drive (a:) and a CDROM drive (d:). (1) I cannot access these drives properly. The floppy disk drive can read some floppy disks and not others. Some disks it signals as not properly formatted, others it states it cannot...
February 24th 07 06:24 AM
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February 21st 07 08:10 AM
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Compressed drives by Chris Watts
My Windows 98SE machine has just failed after years of good service - BIOS problem I think. I have removed its hard drive, fitted it into a usb enclosure and connected it to my XP Pro laptop. The drive has several partitions on it, most of which are FAT32 or FAT - these are all readable. But one...
February 18th 07 05:02 PM
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PC can not find the hard drive by MRRIGGA
Hi All I wanted to use the HD from my old Windows 98 PC for storage on my Windows XP Home PC. so I formated the drive. Having purchased a bigger storage HD for my XP PC I decided to refit the old drive back into my Windows 98 PC. Problem is the computer can not find the HD so I find it...
February 18th 07 01:45 AM
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UPDATE: Most Common Problem With Floppy Disk Drives by Brad
Hi, One problem floppy drive in a laptop, I hear a "wine" noise (belt slip) during an attempt to read a floppy. I removed the floppy drive and checked it. I removed the belt and cleaned it with a rubber cleaner/revitalizer. Afterwards, no more "wine" noise and the floppy drive can read/write...
February 13th 07 12:57 AM
by James Go to last post
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Most Common Problem With Floppy Disk Drives by Brad
Hi, I have three computers that developed problems with reading floppy disks. Note: This problem occurred at a different time for each computer. What is the most common problem with floppy disk drives? Thanks in advance, Brad Before you type your password,...
January 24th 07 11:02 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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January 24th 07 08:14 PM
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Windows 98 SE CD Key by [email protected]
Hello, I am going to be reinstalling microsoft 98 on a friends computer the only thing is I have a genuine cd, BUT, I have lost the cd key for it. Does anyone know if i could do it without or how to get hold of one. ???? All help REALLY appreciated Thanks Ryan
January 19th 07 07:11 PM
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I have Windows 98 On Floppys by Dannypritchett01
I see so many people looking for Windows 98 on Floppys. I managed to get my hands on a set a long time ago and I used winimage to make a image file of each disk in case they ever got corrupted. It took me forever to find a set, My friend used to have it on floppy, and I wanted them but he wouldnt...
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January 14th 07 12:35 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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BO0T CD FOR 98 WITH CD ROM SUPPORT by kimbaDEL via WindowsKB.com
HAVE A PC THAT DO NOT HAVE A FLOOPY DRIVE. DO ANY KNOW HOW TO MAKE A CD BOOT DISK WITH CD ROM SUPPORT. THANK YOU FOR THE HELP -- Message posted via WindowsKB.com http://www.windowskb.com/Uwe/Forums.aspx/windows-98-file-system/200701/1
January 12th 07 08:32 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Ren C:\Program Files\My Documents by Davis
Hello, The directory tree in Windows Explorer has been renamed for some reason. I think a scandisk operation caused it. I have replaced C:\My Documents by creating a new folder and downloading my files from the server.....creating a new directory tree for my documents. I want to rename the ERROR:...
January 7th 07 07:54 AM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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