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Problem with accessing a partition by Andrew[_2_]
My 160GB Western Digital (48-bit LBA), PATA hard disk (the only HD I have on this machine) is for a reason partitioned as follows: C: (Win98se, primary, 14.5GB), * (WinXP, primary, 30.6GB), D: (logical, 11.8GB), E: (logical, 7.6 GB) and * (unallocated, primary, 87.5 GB). All partitions are...
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June 2nd 10 11:27 PM
by Steven Saunderson Go to last post
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Second Drive Not Recognized in Win98 by Peggy A
I am trying to help a friend get her data from an old hard drive after her motherboard died. This drive is from a 6-7 year old Gateway PC and it has the older parallel connector, so I tried to add it as a second drive in an older Dell Dimension XPS Pro PC running Windows 98 SE. I attached the...
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November 29th 08 12:54 AM
by PCR 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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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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Drive D: skipped, other letter used in stead. by RobH
I got a curious problem that puzzles me. I have a PI 200MHz system with the following drive setup (2 drives and DVD's with the standard IDE controller, 4 drives via a Promise ata100 TX2): - c: 2.5 GB standard IDE primary master - d: 1.5 GB standard IDE primary slave - e: 7 GB Promise IDE primary...
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February 28th 05 09:27 AM
by RobH Go to last post
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How to "turn up" my Maxtor HDD transfer rate by ernie
Not strictly a Windows 98 issue but here it is: I have a Quantum Fireball 541 which transfers data at a very slow rate according to HdTach. Is there a utility for turning the rate up to the expected rate that I can download, I have powermax but it does not include this function and neither does...
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May 24th 06 09:02 PM
by Rick Chauvin Go to last post
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Defrag Needed? by jkb
I have a brand new 60GB 7200RPM Maxtor hard drive, running on a motherboard that supports ATA100 max, Does any of you know whether a defrag is needed? TIA, jkb
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July 1st 05 08:34 PM
by jkb Go to last post
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need 2.5" ATA-5 4200 RPM HDD recommendation for laptop - please help by Adam
The 2.5" ATA-5 4200 RPM Fujitsu HDD (model MHK2120AT) in my Dell Latitude CPX laptop gets noisy sometimes and makes me nervous. It's about time to replace it before it dies. Any recommendations of a good yet reasonably priced 2.5" ATA-5 4200 RPM HDD?
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July 15th 05 08:00 AM
by roman modic Go to last post
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can't open .txt file from Windows Explorer by jms
When I click on any .txt file in Explorer I get error message: C:\My Cannot find this file Please verify that the correct path and filename are given The C:\My is supposed to be C:\My Documents\File folder\file.txt. If this is the problem how can I change the C:\My to C:\My Documents? In...
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October 25th 05 03:30 AM
by jms Go to last post
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Why did reformatted C: and reinstalling Win98SE corrupt 2nd hard d by [email protected]
I have a desktop computer running Win98SE. A month ago, a bug developed and my IE and MSN Messenger web browser app kept crashing. I copied over contents of My Documents to my second Maxtor internal hard drive (D:) which is connected to an IDE board in my computer. I reformatted my primary...
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May 8th 08 12:38 AM
by philo Go to last post
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250 GB drives - please help by 98 Guy
Adam wrote: Not sure what the potential problem is with ScanDisk+Win98SE+ Big Drives First, understand that there are 2 scandisk's. One is the DOS scandisk (scandisk.exe) and the second is Windows scandisk (scandskw.exe + diskmaint.dll). Then there is defrag (AKA windows defrag).
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December 20th 07 08:16 PM
by Jeffery Go to last post
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137 Gb Limit? by jerryko
I want to purchase a 160GB HDD to use with a new ABIT NF7 v2 motherboard (supports LBA45). The motherboard will support the 160GB HDD (No hardware limit on HDD). Will WIN98SE support the HDD? I have read so much vague information about different barriers in Win98SE concerning large drives over...
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August 6th 04 12:46 AM
by Touch Base Go to last post
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Floppy runs continuously when Retrospect Express is open by Ron Estes
No other problems with computer. TIA
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September 27th 05 02:24 AM
by Ron Estes Go to last post
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need to upgrade PowerQuest PartitionMagic 7.0 - please help by Adam
My system is running Win98SE. I have PowerQuest PartitionMagic 7.0 installed. I just bought a 80 GB HDD (Seagate ST3200822A), which exceeds PM7's capabilities. So, I need to either upgrade to or buy PM8. But, due to Symantec and PowerQuest's deal, I hear people are very disappointed with...
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November 4th 04 10:58 AM
by Adam Go to last post
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Scandisk won't fix files and directories ??? by DRIFT-O-MATIC
I'm trying to rig up a puter to give to a friend to use for e-mail. I have this old puter that I had Win 98 running on it at one time. It got a really bad infection, and I ended up formatting the HD. Since then, I haven't been able to re-install The OS from the original factory installation...
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September 5th 04 02:53 AM
by DRIFT-O-MATIC Go to last post
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Windows 98 comp not starting up by ouimetteracing
I have a Gateway comp and when I start it up it stops on a black screen that says Device driver not found: 'CD1'. No vald CDROM device drivers selected C:\ What should I do. Does anyone know how to get it started back up. Thank You
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December 18th 05 07:06 PM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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160gb HDD getting repeated corrupted FAT by saidean
Hi everyone, I'd like to find out from those win98se users who are using HDDs of over 120gb capacity. I have a Seagate Barracuda 160gb HDD which I've been using fairly happily until the last few weeks when FAT corruption occurs a bit too frequently for my liking. Firstly I've tried the following...
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July 6th 06 12:32 AM
by Rick Chauvin Go to last post
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Windows 98 large file-count tests on large volume (500 gb hard drive) by 98 Guy
File copy test - Windows 98 ------------------------- Hardware Details: Motherboard: ASRock Dual VSTA: http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=775Dual-vsta CPU: Intel Celeron 3.46 ghz Chipset: VIA PT880 Pro/Ultra Chipset Driver download (VIA Hyperion Pro Driver Package):
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July 30th 07 02:18 PM
by 98 Guy 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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SCANDISK on 6GB drive producing Errors at 2.09GB to end. by Jerry
Hello W98 File/Disk Management Newsgroup,,,, :) :) And, THANKS for your advise, time, and help!!!! :) :) Using the following environment: o Motherboard is: SPACEWALKER SHUTTLE HOT-637 o Windows 98 Second Edition is installed (no upgrades, i.e no Service Paks at
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July 21st 05 07:00 PM
by Jerry Go to last post
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