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no fixed disks present by Keith
I was given a used computer and when I turn it on it runs through the normal checks and then before Windows comes up it gives me a message that says: DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER I insert my Win98 boot disk and press enter and it reads the disk and gives me the MICROSOFT...
May 9th 04 03:58 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Flashed BIOS - IDE controller problems by Storm
Hi, I have been having a bit of a problem with one of my machines, and I was hoping someone could help. Here's the story: I flashed the BIOS on my TCommate MB, P2BXA Rev. 1.02, with a BIOS directly from the manufacturer. It updated the BIOS from v. 1.01 to 1.06. The specs on the machine are as...
May 9th 04 03:44 AM
by Jon_Hildrum Go to last post
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windows 98 on floppy by Kat
help my daughter erased the harddrive on my laptop, the floppy drive and cd drive are quick change, I have 98 on cd but when I boot up with the cd drive in, I get an error message, is there anyway I can get my copy of 98 put onto floppies so I can reload windows to my laptop?? thanks so much
May 9th 04 01:31 AM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Hard Drive Error- Reports full over 3 gb free by David
I keep getting error messages that my hard drive is full, but when I go to My Computer in WIN98SE and click on C drive properties it tells me I have 3.6 GB free. Any Ideas on fixing this. It has done this several different times. I have deleted files several times and after I do this it will...
May 8th 04 10:42 PM
by Gerry Cornell Go to last post
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defragment by darleen Pennington
I have my computer scheduled to run once a week to defragment drive C but it never goes past 0%. What is causing this?
May 8th 04 10:12 PM
by Gerry Cornell Go to last post
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Device is not ready by Randy
I had to short the battery on the motherboard to reset the password. now, the cd-rom and the other hard drive are not recognized. What do I Do?
May 8th 04 06:29 AM
by CJT Go to last post
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cd rom drive by Randy
-----Original Message----- my computer no longer see's drive f or e and i cannot update without the cd drive. also at the same time i cannot run disk defrag. my system seems to be running but after hours it is still at o% coompleted. please help. . You need to shut down most things running....
May 8th 04 05:39 AM
by Randy Go to last post
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CD-Rom "D" Drive by Don
can no longer access my D-Drive. The message "D:\is not accessible" and "The device is not ready" appear. Hard disc controllers and CD-Rom set up is OK in control panel. I also get the message during start up "The following is missing or corrupted c:\windows|command\EBD\oakcdrom.sys" and "there is...
May 8th 04 05:36 AM
by Randy Go to last post
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lost windows 98 disk by [email protected]
I am trying to install windows 2000 and it is asking for my windows 98 disk. I can't find the disk but do have the code. Does anyone know where to get a copy or if you can?
May 8th 04 12:37 AM
by philo Go to last post
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DVD Burner by Carlos
New NU-Tech dvd burner can't see a blank disc. Its too early to give up on the burner. Are the some settings that I need to change? I using a 4-year old Pentium 3 system with Windows 98SE.
May 7th 04 09:13 PM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Recognizing USB F: floppy drive by Anders
When booting with floppy, floppy in F: drive (USB) is not recognised. Likewise, when running some apps that prompt for a floppy disc, F: drive is not recognised and program can not execute. How do I fix this? Thanks all
May 7th 04 03:39 PM
by Anders Go to last post
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Two Helpful websites by Ellen
You can search both of these sites. Windows help - http://www.compu-help.us Great All Freeware - http://www.all-freeware.com
May 7th 04 03:10 PM
by Steven Burn Go to last post
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upgrading windows 98 by Scott
I learned that I need to upgrade from an OEM version of 98 to second edition or milleneum in order to run some new software to sync my cell phone. Is this worth while, or am I buying more problems than it is worth? If worth the effort, how do I go about upgrading? Thank you, Scott
May 7th 04 02:19 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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MS-dos compatibility mode & lost CD drive by Barrie
My hard drive & partitions all read as MSDOS compatibility mode, and the CDRW/DVD drive is not shown in Windows 98SE, so I cannot access it. (It was the H: drive). This happened after trying to install a USB mobile disk driver. I have uninstalled the driver to see if that would resolve the...
May 7th 04 09:27 AM
by Barrie Go to last post
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cannot format HD with boot disk by Ben Myers
Try creating a new boot disk. http://www.bootdisk.com/bootdisk.htm Ben "Nancy" wrote in message = ... I have a 98SE boot disk. Booted to the A drive. Hit=20 shift F5 to get me to DOS prompt. Entered in format...
May 7th 04 02:09 AM
by Ben Myers Go to last post
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Partition,backup by [email protected]
I have 40 Gig hard disc with window 98 on it I want to keep my old program that run on window 98 But I also have newer program that won't run on win 98 So I planned to install win XP on the same disk I planned to use Partition magic 7 to create new partition so that I can install my win XP But...
May 6th 04 10:43 PM
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When rebooting Scandisk hangs by Lybush
I just started having a strange problem with my Win 98SE system When I do a restart after a Win hangup, the system used to do a scandisk while in Dos to check the files. Well that worked for a number of years. Now, when it starts doing the automatic scandisk, I get the initial small blue screen,...
May 6th 04 06:36 PM
by Lybush Go to last post
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reformatting by BR&Y
Ive tried to reformat my hard disk i used the fdisk and when done i was got a message to restart pc then format the disc when the pc restarts i get a message when i type reformat that "required parameter is missing...now what
May 6th 04 01:55 PM
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May 6th 04 12:21 PM
by BR&Y Go to last post
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win98 hangs ( regularly - not hardware nor software problem ) by abdulla
run msconfig click on the startup tab disble all item by clearing the check box. restart the windows. If the problem solved enable the item one by one (do not enable unwanted programes on the startup) the point where the problem appear again disable those item permanantly. -----Original...
May 6th 04 06:55 AM
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