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himem suppurt win98se by ronb
win98se keeps loading in safe mode. error code drive a, drive d,in dos setup! my memory is 512 mb ddrram does win98 support himem! please help. ronb
May 21st 04 06:07 PM
by Ron Martell Go to last post
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Explorer-Details by
When I run Explorer and use the Details setting, the Windows rightside information pane is blank. The other selections like Icons and List all work. Any Thoughts.
May 21st 04 03:02 PM
by Bert Kinney Go to last post
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Defrag by JR
Defrag fails "Windows cannot defragment this drive because it contains errors that must first be repaired. Click Help, carry out the instructions for repairing the errors, and then try defragmenting the drive again." (DEFRAG004) I follow instructions on repairing the error - scandisk - which...
May 21st 04 02:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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HDD not recognised by W98 by Eric S. Schurmann
I have just installed a 40GB hdd in my computer on an 80 strand cable together with the existing 4GB hdd. The POST recognises both drives and, in the table, shows: Pri master LRG, Mode 4, 3.86 MB Pri slave LDA, UDMA 2, 41,111MB. But the second hdd doesn't show up in My Computer nor in Windows...
May 21st 04 08:07 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Lights are on but nobodys home by Steve Baron - KB3MM
The part about hydrogen gas is really wild ! "Greg" wrote in message ... For those that might be wondering... it was blown capacitors. More info can be found here... ...
May 21st 04 05:53 AM
by Greg Go to last post
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can't defrag or scandisk drive D by John
I keep getting a windows doesn't have enough memory error when I try to defrag or run scandisk for my D drive. It will scan my drive, C and E but not D. Not even in DOS, I typed A:\scandisk D: and it says it's the wrong command. I need to defrag and run scandisk on that drive soon and I don't...
May 21st 04 03:34 AM
by Bert Kinney Go to last post
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Erasing Info from hard drive by Mary Lou
Using windows 98 on computer. Computer is partially working and I want to erase whatever I can from the hard drive (windows explorer not working). How do I do this.
May 20th 04 11:43 PM
by Bert Kinney Go to last post
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Can't use my CD-ROM by Alex
When I insert a CD program in my CD-ROM, my computer doesn't recognize that it's there. I went to Device Manager and there is an yellow circle with an exclamation point next to where it says: "Mitsumi CD-ROM controller with double speed drive". When I click it it say: "not present, not working...
May 20th 04 09:18 PM
by pjp Go to last post
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CD-ROM problem by Alex
I asked about a problem with my CD-ROM a few few minutes ago and got a response, before I do it I want to know if I just delete the entire item in the device manager and how do I reboot? Thanks Here is what I and the replier wrote: I wrote: When I Insert a CD program in my CD-ROM, my...
May 20th 04 09:10 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Vertical vs Horizontal Mounted HDD by Brad
Hi, With a horizontal mounted HDD, gravity may be pulling down the heads (top sides of platters) closer to the platter surface? If this is true, then a vertically mounted HDD is better? Thanks in advance, Brad Before you type your password, credit card number, etc., be sure there is no active...
May 20th 04 08:26 PM
by Ron Martell Go to last post
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Scan Disk Defrag stop - Disk Surface Corrupted? by Laura Lee
After a recommended driver update, Scan Disk and Defrad stopped working. I attempted to run a Defrag by another application (System Mechanics) and I get a warning message that it encountered a problem indicating physical corruption on the disk surface. I run System File Checker and I got news that...
May 20th 04 08:56 AM
by philo Go to last post
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error 2116 by Gerry
a drive "U" on C drive became no longer a shared network drive, when I attempt to make it a shared drive again I receive an error message "error 2116" What might be happening? What do I do to "reshare the drive as the main drice C is still a shared drive?
May 20th 04 06:01 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Old PC in a new drive by Lucas
Hello. I've installed a new, larger hard disk drive and I want to copy the C: drive into the new one. How can I do it? Thanks, LC
May 19th 04 05:40 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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3.2G HDD for Old 386 Compaq PC by Brad
Hi, One of my computers is an old Compaq 386 (Dos 6.2 OS) with 40M HDD. I would replace the 40M HDD with a 3.2G I recently bought. I have a "setup" floppy for this computer. Due to the BIOS limitations, is there a way I can use this HDD, even if I have to partition it into smaller logical...
May 19th 04 03:51 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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lost 256 color by williams
when i deleted windows 98se,and reinstalled same.somehow ilost my 256 colors.when i go on the internet a window pops up telling me you must be running 256 color mode or higher.you can change the color depth from the control panel display ICON.WHEN I DO THIS AT THE COLOR WINDOW IT SHOWS 16 COLORS...
May 19th 04 02:45 AM
by williams Go to last post
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Windows 98 cd rom installation by Derek
Has anyone got a copy they could let me have on floppy to install cd rom drive on windows 98 please?
May 19th 04 12:20 AM
by Jon_Hildrum Go to last post
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Missing Hard Drive by Ric
My operating system does not recognize the second hard drive. The drive was working ok, but now when I start up it is not showing up in Explorer or My Computer. I am having problems with C drive but don't know if that is related to the second drive problem. The C drive gives a message on startup...
May 18th 04 11:46 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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lost registration number by cracker
Hi guys, I have a hewlett packard pavilion pc running windows 98 which I have re-formatted, but I have lost the windows product key book and now I cannot set the pc up Any help is appreciated
May 18th 04 04:50 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Help: Can't write to or read from CD R/W from System but can from some programs by Lew
When I try to write (transfer files) to my CD R/W drive from My Computer I get the following message: F:\ is not accessbie. The device is not ready. The same message occurs when I try to open a disk also from My Computer. I can write to disks from digital photo programs (Kodak EasyShare,...
May 18th 04 03:39 PM
by Lew Go to last post
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Free disk Space Reported Error by Paul Gerdes
Randomly, my system locks up. Upon reboot, EVERY TIME it says that "reported free disk space is in error". I have had this same prob. a few years ago on another machine, but don't recall what the cause was. Anybody have any ideas or recommendations?
May 17th 04 11:53 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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