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Will a Maxtor OneTouch 4plus work with win98? by SlickRCBD[_2_]
I just recieved a 750gb Maxtor OneTouch 4Plus hard drive for Xmas. However, all the specs I can find say it only works with Windows XP. I need a detatchable external drive that can also be hooked up to a Windows 98SE computer and a Windows 98 first edition laptop. The 98Se computer is far more...
December 31st 07 12:17 AM
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Is there an easy way to upgrade a hard drive without a working installCD? by SlickRCBD[_2_]
I want to upgrade the hard drive in a win98SE machine, possibly creating multiple boot options with XP and Linux available, but my OEM-supplied CD is broken. I have a generic Win98 CD, but I don't have the drivers for my computer, and I'm unsure which drivers I'd need to redownload, and if I...
December 29th 07 09:51 PM
by SlickRCBD[_2_] Go to last post
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Folder/files not showing up in my cd-rom drive by kikibo22
Burning a cd with content (a folder with video files) in it from a new vista computer, I take it to my old win 98 computer and the content of the cd does not show up! The old computer does, however, shows only that there is 455mb taken up on the cd. Also, I know that the content is on the cd...
December 28th 07 01:14 PM
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WIndows XP Professional does not start with RAID 5 degraded by joe carle
I have a new Desktop with ASUS P5E Motherboard and a RAID 5 cluster with 4*500 GB disks . The RAID 5 is split into two volumes , one for the system and one for data. The system restarted, and showed that one of the disks have a problem. After restarteting it once, it showed at startup (before...
December 25th 07 06:32 AM
by joe carle Go to last post
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Floppy Disk Drive by DaffyD®
Can I ask a question about a floppy disk drive in this ng or is it just for hdd issues? -- { : =( DaffyD® If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
December 22nd 07 01:28 AM
by Gary S. Terhune[_2_] 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 09:16 PM
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Hard Drive and Memory Limitations of Win98 by Franc Zabkar
On Tue, 04 Dec 2007 13:52:18 -0500, Igor put finger to keyboard and composed: It's my understanding that Windows 98 has limitations as to the size of hard drive that it will recognize. I believe that limit is 120 GB. Now, does that mean that if I put in a hard drive that...
December 6th 07 09:58 PM
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Reading HDD is Sluggish (not related to "fragmented") by Brad
Hi Glee, Thanks for all that information. I forgot to mention that this is a Seagate HDD. Brad On Sun, 2 Dec 2007 14:11:33 -0500, in microsoft.public.win98.disks.general you
December 3rd 07 11:52 PM
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Reading HDD is Sluggish (not related to "fragmented") by Brad
Hi, Recently, I started to have trouble with my HDD (slow access). When I performed a "surface scan" (via scandisk), accessing clusters was slow and "jerky". I aborted the surface scan because it was going to take a very long time. Note: The HDD is 8 Gig. Note: Last year,...
December 2nd 07 08:11 PM
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November 23rd 07 12:52 PM
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Duplicate drive entries by Jerry Bank
I have an external drive attached via usb. It has two partitions. However the partitions appear twice in the "my computer" screen. My regular disc has partitions c-j. There then follows: k,l,m,n. K and M are the same and L and N are the same, with the same files. Partition Magic only...
October 31st 07 12:31 PM
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HP Desktop for sale! by pbdude
Hi, I have an unused HP Pavilion with the fallowing specs: # Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ (2.1GHz, 2000MT/s System Bus) # Memory: 2048MB PC2-5300 DDR2 SDRAM memory (2x1GB) (expandable to 8 GB (4 x 2 GB) (64-bit OS)/ 4 GB (4 x 1 GB) (32-bit OS)) # Hard Drive:320GB 7200RPM SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec)...
October 14th 07 09:07 AM
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Watch NFL Games Online by Dexter H.
Watch NFL Games Online! For every one who wants to watch the games online because they dont live in the teams town or are at work i found a site that has basically every game covered. Its perfect if you have afford a monthly $70 direct tv nfl access subscription. they got a bunch of channels The...
October 14th 07 03:00 AM
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Hard Drive assignment letters by Jerry Bank[_2_]
My primary hard disc has 8 partitions (C-J). I have a cd/dvd unit (K). I also have a removable hard disc with two partitions, which is attached via a usb port. When I attach the usb disc it becomes L and M, which is fine. However, if it is attached when I start up, the first partition on the...
October 5th 07 07:54 PM
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Hard drive larger then 120GB question by 98 Guy
ssome wrote: The next logical step was to see if the WD s/w for 137GB will work on other mfgrs HDs. i tried it on a Maxtor 30 GB HD by partitioning it into 2 parts. It worked. It did give a disclaimer about a diff mfgr when i selected the HD to be worked on. The software in...
September 29th 07 07:42 PM
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Burning a CD by attilathehun1
I just installed a hard drive as a back-up drive or slave in order to help my friend get some data off of the drive. Now when I try to copy the files that are selected, 43 selected items, it says that the disk is protected. This drive is a 6 GB older drive Maxtor. He was having problems with an...
September 24th 07 10:14 PM
by James Go to last post
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How to force a drive into standby programmatically? by Adrian
Conceptronic's PCI-IDE card ("csatacombo") does not support disk-standby. Is there a way to force a disk into standby programmatically? Adrian.
September 12th 07 03:53 PM
by Adrian Go to last post
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OT but Important: Usenet Abuse and Impersonation by a sick individual using IP address 34.4.88.47 by Radium
Hi: To all respective forum readers, please take notice: 1) First of all, my apologies for such a wide off-topic cross- posting. It's unusual, and very frowned upon. But I deem it necessary in lieu of recent events. You can just disregard if you will. 2) There is a user on the net who has...
September 6th 07 03:32 AM
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August 17th 07 05:32 AM
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compatibility issues with Vista by BobVanS
My customer is starting to upgrade their pc's to Windows Vista. In the past, under XP and using Excel, they provided a tab-delimited file as input to my inkjet system that uses Windows 98. No problem! Now under Vista, using Excel (2007) I can read the file, but it doesn't recognize it as...
August 4th 07 04:45 PM
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