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Windows 98 by Milton
Hi, everybody. I am not that computer literate so please put your answers in lame mans terms ,okay. Well, when i turn on my laptop. It shows all of this stuff and then goes to say that "this file is corrupted or missing: command.com" What should I do?
December 16th 06 07:04 AM
by Bill Watt Go to last post
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win98 to winxp by jamangie
will an old laptop with 2.2 gig load win xp
December 8th 06 11:27 PM
by philo Go to last post
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static arp entries disappearing on reboot by SlickRCBD
I tried an experiment and added a static arp entry for my router and my other computer on my Windows 98SE computer. It worked, but after I turned the computer off for the night, the next day the entries were gone. The next day I did the same thing and this morning again the arp only has a...
December 8th 06 08:34 PM
by SlickRCBD Go to last post
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How to erase a hard drive by MJKB
How do I erase a hard drive completely to install another operating system? From Windows ME to Windows XP Pro. The problem is that as soon as I turn the computer on it shows me a meassage that says, "the files on this drive have been corrupted" and it does not let me in to the operating system....
December 8th 06 04:01 AM
by Ron Martell Go to last post
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2 Hard drive and 2 windows setups by Blessed_Bob
I have a 250 gig hard drive with windows xp in it and then I have a 40 gig hard drive with windows 98 in it. when I try to boot into the windows 98 I get the following msg: "Insufficient memory to initialize windows Quit one or more memory - resident programs or remove unneccsary utilities from...
December 7th 06 08:17 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Win98 video drivers for NVIDIA GEFORCE GO 7400 by [email protected]
I've a portable (HP Pavilion dv5000) where I need a dual boot with win98se. I have 2 problems: - Which video driver should I use to have a resolution of 800 x 600? My video card is NVIDIA GEFORCE GO 7400. - When I shut down the computer, it is stuch with a screen "windows is shutting down". I...
December 6th 06 11:34 PM
by Labrat Go to last post
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Faulty Windows OS by bobox00
I am with a laptop that doesn't boot up fully, rather it attempts to re-install Windows XP. It gets to a point where it says insert XP CD...and click ok. When I click ok, it shows a dialog box with the letter 'y' repeating accross d input box, as if being typed or pressed on d keyboard. This...
December 6th 06 07:41 AM
by Mikhail Zhilin Go to last post
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can't find cab files on install cd to restore lost files by DJW
I am running windows 98se (just installing it and most of my old stuff) I did the upgrade from plain windows 98 to put a creative labs web cam on it. During the cam instalation had a lot of problems. Finally got it to work. But now at boot up it says I am missing vredir.vxd,dfs.vxd & msn32.dll. So...
December 5th 06 06:14 PM
by Don Phillipson Go to last post
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Rage 128 Pro installation problems by Alan
-- I am not having any luck getting Win 98 SE to identify this board and assign proper resources etc. In fact, the operating system ignores it and gives me a blue screen of death saying I have to reload the operating system to recover damaged files. This happened twice !! The board is the AVI...
December 5th 06 02:34 AM
by Alan Go to last post
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November 27th 06 08:03 PM
by 共產黨 Go to last post
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with oem 98 can not get a windows 98se upgrade disk and do an upgrade at all by DJW
Boy windows is really complicated that's a rant from a Mac person where live is much easier! Ok for give me PC people. I got a Compaq computer with what I assume was a windows 98 OEM disk the book has Compaq printed on it but looks like other windows manuals other than that and does not have OEM in...
November 26th 06 03:00 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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How and what order do I do to clean a hard disk and ready it to install win98se? by DJW
Ok I am not a PC person mostly Mac. What is fdisk for? I thought it was for wiping the disk clean before a format. I.E. like erasing a piece of paper and the format is putting the lines on the page ready to fill (Macs call it initialization and then format). So is fdisk just for partitioning? Is...
November 22nd 06 02:23 AM
by Jonny Go to last post
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Just what does the cable select setting do? by DJW
Jonny told me in his last post to me You can't set jumpers to both master and cable select. One or the other, not both. My computer manual says use cable select but do you think they mean only to added ide things on that bus. i did add the cable select jumper to the master with the master...
November 22nd 06 02:00 AM
by Jonny Go to last post
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Bootable hard drive and two hard drives and two OSs? by DJW
I want to install new hard drive I will set the jumpers to master and cable select that I will run fdisk and then install windows 98SE. Do I have to do anything in order to make it a bootable hard disk? Also if I install the old drive as the slave and remove the master jumper still with the older...
November 21st 06 01:43 AM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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Want to change to windows 98se without using the custom made CD but need specific drivers by DJW
Hi, I have an older Compaq Presario desktop machine. It came with windows 98 on the restore CD that came with it. I also have an OEM (?) windows 98 SE CD disk that came with a locally built computer by a small independent store. It also had other CD s with the drivers for the sound card and video...
November 15th 06 04:39 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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How to downgrade from winxp to win98se without floppy or boot disc? by crwng
I have an old Compaq Presario 5600i with around 300MB of available RAM, which is ideal for running Win98, but not much else. I tried running WinXP on it but found it to be intolerably slow and want to downgrade to Win98 again. The problem is that the floppy drive has since died, so I can't make...
November 11th 06 06:57 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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For The REAL Expert... Win 98 does not know how to handle LINKS any longer :-( by Paolo
Hello everybody, my dad's PC (WIN98/SE) came up with a problem: the links are no longer recognized as links. Not Internet links: FILE LINKS! All the links (except for Explorer, that is not a link) on the desktop now show the generic Windows icon; the little arrow in the lower...
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November 11th 06 02:14 AM
by glee Go to last post
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Windows98 won't reinstall properly by Randomiser
I managed to click one too many 'yes to all' buttons when deleting some files and lost windows\system\comctl32.dll with the result that Explorer won't load and I was told I must reinstall Windows. I have done so, several times, to the Windows directory. The problem persists and the initial load...
November 9th 06 02:00 PM
by Randomiser Go to last post
3 577
SATA drive compatibility mode in W98SE by pungineer
Seagate ST3160812AS-RK 160 GB SATA with 137 GB partition. MB drivers from CD and VIA_HyperionPro_V510A. SATA 1&2: Seagate 160 GB. Secondary IDE: Memorex DVD drive. P4 524 3.06 GHz. ECS P4M800PRO-M V1.0A motherboard. VT8237 Southbridge. ATI AIW 9000 Pro 500 k RAM W98SE
November 8th 06 02:26 PM
by pungineer Go to last post
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Freeware Windows 98 download by Stephanie
I am working on an older computer that has windows 98 on it but is not working properly. I would like a free copy to be able to download. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
November 7th 06 07:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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