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USB Iomega external CD-RW drive does not show in the "my computer" folder by DJW
USB Iomega external CD-RW drive does not show in the "my computer" folder. I am running windows 98SE on a Winbook XL2 laptop. I installed the driver (optical_iomega_driver_update-w32-x86-1041.exe)...
July 24th 07 06:48 PM
by J. P. Gilliver Go to last post
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Win98 don't see printers by Maw76
Hi, I have a win98 not reinstallable. The user have 2 LPT ports ready and working in Hardware panel. If I try to install a printer driver using .inf file Win98 tell me that there aren't printer ports in the system. If I use a setup CD (for example HP 1100) all setup work, but in the end I don't...
July 21st 07 06:20 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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98se on a new comp Amdx64 3700+ pci-e radeon x800xl by armagedon
ok well here goes i managed to get windows 98se to install and it gets all the way to windows is starting up for the first time boot screen and thats as for as it goes it just sits there doin nothing no Hdd activity nothing after about 45seconds into the boot process no error msg's are givin so...
July 21st 07 12:01 AM
by teebo Go to last post
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Files going into Binder Format Only....HELP!!!! by Shary
Every file or picture I download becomes a Binder Document, then you try to open it and you get an error message saying this is not a Binder File, I cant find out how to change it? Cany anyone tell me please?
July 18th 07 11:14 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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for IDE drives, better disable 2 switches* for SCSI, by TE Chea
to get e.g. 5.5-7.6 % more speed ( cached & uncached per Win Tune 98 ) on SiS 530 & ata33, or 2.1-24.1 % on VIA kt266a & ata133. Win95 does not enable these 2 * ( Disconnect & Sync data transfer ) by default for IDE drives, but Win98se does ( just like dblbuff.sys for SCSI is unnecessarily loaded...
July 16th 07 11:03 AM
by TE Chea Go to last post
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changing the default sorting of an "open file" window by Cyberpunk1011
When I go to open a file, or save one using the "save as" option, the files listed in the subsequent dialog box appear to be in a random order. I remember that there a trick to change it so they would be sorted the way I choose by default, but I can't remember how to do that. I'd like them to...
July 15th 07 12:00 AM
by glee Go to last post
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SU0013 Error with format and install of Windows 98 SE on PC by Meredith
I have just about come to the end of my tether. The older PC decided not to work and I thought well maybe it was timely to reformat and reinstall Win98. It is always a big job but this time I have got to this error I havent had before. I have done alot of reading. I understand the difference...
July 14th 07 03:56 AM
by Bill Watt Go to last post
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Win98+MSconfig by win98 fan :\)
Have a small problem, computer running like new, but opening MSconfig- last tab gives some entries I want to delete. They refer to a virus I had sometime ago and got rid off. Every time I start up these non existing file cant be found and give a blue screen. Question; what file to edit? Thanks
July 10th 07 11:41 PM
by Gary S. Terhune[_2_] Go to last post
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CAB files missing by Feathers
As a stopgap we are setting up a Win98 machine, which has been upgraded to SE from the MS website. Therefore I only have access to a MS win98 basic disc. Now we need to install broadband from BT (British Telecom) The BT installation disk has already announced that two files could not be found. I...
July 9th 07 06:29 AM
by Feathers Go to last post
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Install error message: Not enough space on D by Satish Gupta
When installing Windows 98 SE using the original CD ROM, I get his message: Not enough space on D To install Win 98 on drive C, you need 21 mb of space on D. D has only 1.4 mb To take care of this problem, please remove some files from hard drive. Hard drive is drive C. How would that free...
July 6th 07 01:32 AM
by philo Go to last post
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WINDOWS 98 PICTURE SIZE CHANGED by SUE
i AM TRYING TO MAKE A PICTURE SMALLER FROM A CD SO THAT I CAN UPLOAD IT TO A NEWSPAPER. CURRENTLY THE PIC TAKES UP THE WHOLE PAGE. i DONT KNOW IF AM ABLE TO DO THIS WITH WINDOWS 98 OR IF ILL NEED SOME PICTURE EDITING SOFTWARE. IS IT SOMETHING I CAN GET ON LINE? HELP!! -- SUE J
July 3rd 07 08:49 PM
by Gary S. Terhune[_2_] Go to last post
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Problem with IE by [email protected]
Hi, I have Win98 and when launching IE I get an error message, so I'm unable to login the Internet with it. I have tried the "repair" option, and tried re-installing Win98, without wiping everything out. I have also tried downloading and re-installing IE. Nothing works. I can login using...
July 3rd 07 01:55 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Downloading Windows 98SE Updates and Saving them to CD by Umma Gumma
How do I download updates for Windows 98SE and save them to CD pending the stoppage of support from Microsoft? I have an OLD machine that runs just fine with Windows 98SE. Anything else (other than a small version of Linux) dies on the vine on the machine. I've looked in the knowledge base and...
June 26th 07 06:16 PM
by Gary S. Terhune[_2_] Go to last post
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Need to repair windows 98SE by DJW
I am running windows 98SE. I have lost my volume control panel and the computer in general is working crazy. Can I put the windows 98 installer CD in and have it replace or place things back in order without having to reinstall all my drivers and programs. In other words is there a way to clean and...
June 24th 07 09:05 PM
by Gary S. Terhune[_2_] Go to last post
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DOS boot (f8) by [email protected]
When this particular machine boots, hitting f8 gets you the menu that lets you go into pure DOS. Isn't there some binary .sys file you replace with a text version in order to get this startup menu automatically? - = - Vasos Panagiotopoulos, Columbia'81+, Reagan, Mozart, Pindus,...
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June 18th 07 10:32 AM
by cquirke (MVP Windows shell/user) Go to last post
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Evil children? by ***** charles[_2_]
Hi all, A friend of mine who has a W98FE machine and a little daughter came to me and said "she just deleted a bunch of files, can you rebuild it?" I got the key id with jelly bean and copied the cabs subdirectory to another hd. Then I rebooted/repartitioned/ reformated the main drive into C and...
June 15th 07 04:01 AM
by ***** charles[_2_] Go to last post
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Where can I find the updates for Win98 and WinMe when reinstalling by Paul (Bornival)
I'll need to reinstall Win98 and WinMe on two machines (that cannot be updrated to WinXP). I have the original disks but wonder where I'll find the updates and patches since support to thses OSes has been stopped by Microsoft. Is there a repository with all patches and updates that I'll need ?
June 11th 07 08:12 PM
by glee Go to last post
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Suspected Trojan or Keyboard HiJack by RoyT1944
I have encountered strange, intractable problems with a Windows 98 system which include the following. - "My Computer" icon was renamed "CV" at some time in the past and cannot be changed back. - I can bring up the MS-DOS screen and prompt, but characters entered from the keyboard take a long time...
June 7th 07 05:32 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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BIOS Settings by Felix West
I want to write down the BIOS info on my old Compaq just in case I need to manually enter it if it some day forgets it. F10 got me to the right menu but I couldn't view any of the floppy or hard disk information. Highlighting the correct item and hitting "Enter" did nothing. Any ideas? Thanks
June 4th 07 07:49 AM
by Franc Zabkar Go to last post
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O/S doesn't see the C: drive by Niteowl
Hi all, I have an old computer(don't know the mobo or model and it's still at work so can't check till Monday), am installing win98 on it, or trying... it has a Pentium III 750mhz cpu, 20G hard drive, 64M RAM, BIOS detects hard drive and CD drive okay, but when I boot up off the win98...
May 24th 07 11:22 PM
by Niteowl Go to last post
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