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Win 98 SE and 40 GB USB drive : only 6 GB visible .. by R.Wieser
Hello all, I've recently put a 40 GB drive in an external enclosure with an USB connection, but have problems with using the drive. When I try to partition the drive (using the standard W98se FDISK) it comes back as a a drive of only 6 GB (which probably has to do with the 32 GB-limit). Applying...
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March 21st 06 12:29 PM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Getting 98SE to work with external USB drive by Jim
I'm using 98SE on an old AMD Athlon 1.4Ghz, hard drive is formtted in FAT32 but i do have an external USB drive that is 200gig in size and formatted in NTFS, if i plug this into 98SE system will i be able to access it or will i have to apply some kind of patch? I used to have it working fine in...
March 18th 06 10:25 PM
by Jim Go to last post
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Life of a CD Rom Disk by Brad
Hi, From time to time, I come across an article about CD roms, etc. What I have learned so far, CD-R (I use) is better than CD-RW for long term storage of important data. Also, how they are stored can have a bearing on their "life". I keep CD roms in a dark cool location. To test the integrity...
March 18th 06 04:51 AM
by Ron Martell Go to last post
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data format RAW on my drive by John Fulton
hello, after a voltage down while booting my drive now has the data format RAW. Also is there a "interupt 24". What happened and how can it be repaired? Is the FAT or a particion table damaged?
March 16th 06 08:30 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Can IDE cable's end connector be left idle ( w-o affecting data transfer ) ? by TE Cheah
Per www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/if/ide/confCable-c.html "Using the middle connector and leaving the end connector unattached ...... leaves part of the cable "dangling". This is called a stub and creates much worse electrical characteristics on the cable, due to reflections from the unterminated ends of...
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March 14th 06 05:34 PM
by Folkert Rienstra Go to last post
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Windows does not assign a letter to my slave harddrive by Hua Wang
I have a PIII Windows 98 PC with two Hard Drives – 10 GB and 40 GB. The 10 GB one used to store the software and 40 GB one store the files like photos and doc. For some reason the PC crashed and I had to reformat the 10 GB one and reinstalled the windows 98. However, after the installation, I can...
March 10th 06 11:07 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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CD Rom Drive Problem (more info) by Brad
Hi, Thanks to everyone who responded to my various posts relating to this problem. I hope I didn't annoy anyone. I did perform the cleaning, lube, etc. which some of you suggested, but that didn't solve the problem. I found technical information on the web about CD disk media, but not...
March 2nd 06 01:47 PM
by Brad Go to last post
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CD Rom Drive Problem (more info) by Brad
Hi, See my original post below. The only problem (major problem) with the CD Rom drive is the initial access when I first insert a data CD rom (or audio CD), even when laptop is on for awhile and warmed up. I have to insert it many times before I finally have access (if I am lucky). Note: Each...
March 1st 06 05:38 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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"Initial" Track on CD Rom Disk (Physical Stop or "Seek") by Brad
Hi, Thanks to everyone for pointing me in the right direction with regards to the "initial" track position (inside) when you first insert a data CD. Another very important question: Is there a physical "stop" that stops the head (the head moves toward the center of the CD and "hits" a physical...
February 28th 06 06:27 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Starting Position of a Data CD Disk by Brad
Hi, I have been told that a data cd (also audio cd) is first "read" from the middle track. Another person told me that it is first "read" from the inside track. I always thought it was first read from the outside (near the edge) track. Can someone, who really knows, tell me where the first...
February 27th 06 10:12 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Forensic information requested. by KA1oxd
Does anyone here have the following two pieces of information that I am looking for? The first piece is dealing with the more indepth shutdown process and exactly when does the regeistry get closed during that process and the second peice is dealing with information in depth about the sectors and...
February 26th 06 09:59 PM
by Bill Blanton Go to last post
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HDD install not detected by Chuck
I am trying to install a new replacement HDD in my boy's PC (PIII 333MHz, Win98--yeah, it's old). I have a Seagate 80GB replacement HDD. After a couple of tries and some cable swaps, I got the machine to boot back up from the motherboard, but it will not detect the new HDD. It won't even boot from...
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February 22nd 06 09:34 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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???vredir.vxd, dfs.vxd by Jaylin
I recently need to restall my computer using recovery disc which has Win98 After recovery, there is messages about System.ini cannot find the following files for a certain device. These files are vredir.vxd & dfs.vxd. Then after I press any key to continue, there is a message that the msnp32.dll...
February 20th 06 07:56 PM
by glee Go to last post
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win 98 problem by glenn
I have a homemade pc that I bought recently and just recently when i try to boot it will start opening windows and then immediatly windows will shut down from the startup screen (IT NEVER OPENS) the system has an intel mb and hardware but I know that it is not a hardware problem because when I put...
February 18th 06 04:33 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Not detecting all disks installed by Ricardo
On one of my computers with Win 98, there are 3 hard drives and 1 CD-RW installed. The system BIOS detects all 4 of these drives with no problems. However, when in My Computer only 2 hard drives and the CD-RW are displayed and the second drive doesn't work, coming up with the error messge "D:\...
February 13th 06 12:59 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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2GB file size limitation by Smokr
Hi, as I am sure you guys know, W98 has problems with file sizes over 2GB. Has there ever been a workaround or other fix?
February 12th 06 08:52 PM
by pjp Go to last post
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Extra Drive letters with USB connected drives by StanB
I'm a software developer working to create a driver stack for a USB/SATA interface based on the UMSS sample. I have a problem on some systems where, after a Device Manager refresh, a physical drive is shown with two drive letters in Explorer. Files created on one of the drive letters are also...
February 10th 06 11:45 AM
by StanB Go to last post
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error @ login.... by ivanvalles
every time I logon recive this msg. at the EVENT VIEWER The computer IVANVALLES tried to connect to the server \\SERVER using the trust relationship established by the TALLERBORINQUEN domain. However, the computer lost the correct security identifier (SID) when the domain was reconfigured....
February 9th 06 11:02 PM
by PattyL Go to last post
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Fantom Disk Writes by John Williams
I can't run Scan Disk to completion or load Symantec's GoBack on my Compaq Desktop because something is writing to my hard disk causing restarts. I shut down running programs, but this didn't eliminate the problem. Any suggestions would be appreciated. John Williams
February 8th 06 03:17 AM
by Bill Blanton Go to last post
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Assigning drive letters? by clippan
Hi, a question about drive letters: Is there a way of changing drive letters in W98SE? I have a computer with two HD (and two CD). I have maid partitions on HD1, 1 for the system and 1 for data. Then I wan't to have HD2 as a backup drive with one partition. What's annoying me is that the system...
February 8th 06 03:16 AM
by glee Go to last post
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