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Transferring a hard drive by ralph
I am trying to help someone over the phone who has some technical ability with his 2 WIN98 (???SE) PC's. Unfortunately I have not used WIN 98 for a very long time. His problem is that his Logitech PS2 mouse has stopped working on PC #1. It works on other machines and it appears that the...
November 15th 06 10:11 PM
by Ron Martell Go to last post
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win98 and MoveFileEx by Jan Bruns
I'm using MoveFileEx in an app, target win98 and later. On the german version of win98se, MoveFileEx may not work, but can be imported from an executable, so it seems I don't need to link (the ansi-version of) MoveFileEx dynamically. But I'm not sure if this is true for all versions of win98, so...
November 13th 06 04:35 PM
by Jan Bruns Go to last post
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Looking for a boot disk by David Miller 278990
I have no floppy drives anymore and I need to make a window 98 SE, Milenium boot disk, my old one wore out. I have some old systems I am working on and I use it a lot; but I never made more than 1 disk (dumb). I would make my own, but I don't have a working system from that era to make a new...
October 31st 06 09:06 AM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Defragmenting by susancats42
I have Windows 98SE. I am attempting to use Maintenance Wizard. I will run thru Disk Cleanup and Scan Disk fine, but the Defragmenting part of the process seems to get stuck at 10%. I have had it running over night and still all I get is 10%. Sometime I will see message file changed starting...
October 28th 06 06:04 PM
by Alan Go to last post
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need help restoring certificates by Gary Roach
i've been having a problem running a zonealarm installation program - it gives me validation errors. their forum gives instructions for dealing with this but in my case they don't solve the problem. i've downloaded a certificate from verisign called getrootcert.cer but when i install it i get the...
October 25th 06 03:34 AM
by glee Go to last post
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Formatted C: and tried to reinstall - don't have product key :( HELP! by [email protected]
Hi, I was helping a friend (or so they thought) and formatted the hard drive on an old laptop of theirs before they were sending it to Sierra Leone. I managed to format the drive, and created a boot disk and have got it to the final stage of re-installing Windows98, however I need the product key...
October 19th 06 12:59 AM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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Cannot Open Win98 files on WinXP machine by Actual Food
I recently copied some files from my old Win98 PC onto a my new WinXP PC, but I cannot open any of the files (doc/jpg/txt etc.) it just says 'Invalid file format' or 'file not recognized'. I've tried copying via floppy, mem stick, and putting the drive as a slave in my new pc, but nothing works!...
September 29th 06 10:27 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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HDD doesn't show in My Computer by Stan
Win 98 SE; IE 6 I added a second HDD to the system and whether I set it up as a primary slave or secondary master (yes it's jumpered right; AFAIK) it shows on one of the POST screens, it shows in Device Manager (working properly), but does not show in My Computer. Add New Hardware wizard doesn't...
September 28th 06 04:12 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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i have the answer for lost keys by grimmence
email me for the way to get your lost keys.... aslong as you have the cd
September 25th 06 03:29 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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windows 98 lost product keys by grimmence
i have the answer and your key if you have your cd............. just email me i will help you
September 24th 06 01:17 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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KT7A-RAID + 300GB Maxtor + Win98SE = no joy :( by MalcolmO
The drive was aggressively priced; I had to have it. I was fairly certain that my old Win98SE system wouldn't do the 300GB. But I went to the Abit site and, after a few false starts, I managed to flash my BIOS up to the 7N version. This is said to recognize drives over 137GB. Went into the...
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September 23rd 06 12:15 AM
by MalcolmO Go to last post
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Mystery Laptop Problem, Compaq Presario 1060 by Brad
Hi, The laptop had a "stroke" while I was using it. Note: Windows booted up just fine, then something happened. Everything "froze" and there was no response to any input. I had to turn off the power. I disconnected power, removed the battery pack, and waited. Later, when I turned on the...
September 22nd 06 09:28 PM
by Brad Go to last post
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Mystery Laptop Problem, Compaq Presario 1060 by Brad
Hi, Sorry I forgot to mention that I thoroughly cleaned both drives and I do not smoke (very bad for your health). INTERESTING FLOPPY DRIVE TEST: I used a program called "Sector Access" and read a string (100) of sectors starting at sector 00000000 (boot sector) into a file called...
September 22nd 06 03:24 AM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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Can't get cloned disk to boot by gord
I have installed a new 80GB HDD (recognized as Drive G:) onto which I have cloned the OS from Drive C:. However when restarting the PC, the machine will only boot if I leave the original C: in the system. The new disk still has the drive letter G: assigned to it. I have used both PowerQuest...
September 21st 06 04:09 PM
by gord Go to last post
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Mystery Laptop Problem, Compaq Presario 1060 by Brad
Hi, Mystery problem with Compaq Presario 1060 Laptop. Note: I service TVs, etc., rarely service a computer. PROBLEM (Hard Disk Drive is fine): On the same day (no storm and it wasn't dropped) this laptop started to have read/write problems with the floppy disk drive
September 19th 06 07:45 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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UPDATE: Same Type of Problem with both Floppy Drive & CD Rom Drive!!! by Brad
Hi Ben, Here is more information I forgot to mention: This laptop had no trouble reading the "burned" CDs before this trouble started. Note: I often used the CD drive to read a particular "burned" CD. Now, it has trouble reading that CD. Floppy drive problem, which started at the...
September 17th 06 12:46 PM
by Brad Go to last post
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UPDATE: Same Type of Problem with both Floppy Drive & CD Rom Drive!!! by Brad
Hi, Note: I cleaned both drives, floppy & CD, (Compaq Presario 1060 laptop yr 1997) but problem remains. I used a "lab" type of power supply as substitute for latpop's external power supply. Also, see original post below. More tests made since my original post exposed something very...
September 16th 06 10:45 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Floppy Drive from One Laptop to Another by Brad
Hi, The floppy drive, part # 261848-001, in my 1997 (abt.) Compaq Presario 1060 laptop is bad and there is no replacement available. Note: I service TVs, etc., rarely computers. I have a floppy drive from another model Compaq laptop, not the same part number, but it could fit in the space...
September 16th 06 09:32 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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ScanDisk found an error by anna
I am a bit of a dummy when it comes to computer terminology, so i dont know what this means or what to do. i am trying to run scan disk but am getting this message" the 'C:\WINDOWS\Internet Logs' folder contains incorrect information about 'tvDebug.log'. The size of the file is idfferent from...
September 13th 06 05:15 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Split large files without file size limitation by [email protected]
http://www.gogsoft.com/060909/awo_filesplit.htm I have just paid this software, this file splitter can split large files (of any size or type), then easily rejoin without the use of this software. easily break up large files (no limits, splits any sized file) for copying to floppy or sending via...
September 11th 06 07:41 AM
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