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Bad Cluster by bartman
Hi, I recently got told by my OS (Windows 98) that I have a few bad/damaged clusters on my hard drive. I've run Scandisk throughly and told Scandisk to fix any errors however they're still there, I've also ran Disk Defragmenter. My PC now runs much slower than usual and startup takes a long...
January 4th 07 12:17 AM
by Ron Martell Go to last post
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wiping data off a hard drive by tim309
Hi everyone, I have a problem with a portable usb 2G micro hard drive. I use(d) it a lot and now it has decided to stop working. Worst case and most likely cause is that its a problem with the interface electroncs rather than the physical disk. The problem for me is that the store will happily give...
December 25th 06 06:49 AM
by philo Go to last post
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File Allocation Table in Embedded system by [email protected]
Hi All, I need to get some information on the implementation of FAT for an embedded system environment. I am developing a system with an FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) on it. The FPGA is supposed to read and write data to/from the hard-disk. There is no operating system involved which can...
December 23rd 06 01:33 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Part-empty floppy refuses to fill up. by John
A friend is having trouble with floppy disks which the system will not fill. They take about 800 kB and then reject any further files. He has lots of small text files and I wondered if there is an upper limit to the number of files W. will store on a floppy. Can anyone suggest what might be...
December 19th 06 12:09 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Hard Drive not recognized by BIOS, recovery CD useless. by [email protected]
I have a friend w/ a pentium 3 Gateway machine (OEM OS has been removed previously and Windows OS/98 and Windows OS/XP had been loaded and working great.) that has two hard drives, one with Windows OS/98 and the other drive with Windows OS/XP. Recently he believes that his system was attacked by a...
December 15th 06 10:54 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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hard drive refuses to boot by pablo
Hi While using software d/loaded to my Maxtor 20 gb HD for the first time , my system crashed and I had to reboot. Now after the windows 98 flash screen comes on the system just hangs. I immediately removed the drive and booted up with another freshly reformatted drive running win 98 se. I am...
December 11th 06 01:58 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Windows 98se cannot see DVD drive by MrFantastic
I have a dual boot system consisting of win98se and windows xp. Presently I am using an IDE switch box to use the system with that has a cd burner for 98 and then I use the dvd burner for xp. The reason I do this is because when I boot the system with the dvd drive there isnt even a drive...
December 10th 06 07:35 PM
by philo Go to last post
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hard drive refuses to boot - Sorry both drives are win 98se by pablo
Sorry both drives are win 98se Paul
December 9th 06 12:23 PM
by pablo Go to last post
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lost files I need to find on win install CD why search will not find them? by DJW
I am running windows 98se (just installing it and most of my old stuff) I did a clean install from plain windows 98 to put a creative labs web cam on it. During the cam instalation had a lot of problems. Finally got it to work. But now at boot up it says I am missing vredir.vxd,dfs.vxd &...
December 7th 06 10:37 PM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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lost files I need to find on win install CD why search will not find them? by DJW
I am running windows 98se (just installing it and most of my old stuff) I did a clean install from plain windows 98 to put a creative labs web cam on it. During the cam instalation had a lot of problems. Finally got it to work. But now at boot up it says I am missing vredir.vxd,dfs.vxd &...
December 5th 06 06:47 PM
by DJW Go to last post
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Disk restoration from image after formatting by Levlg
Programs of formatting a hard disk checks its surface and excludes the damaged (unreliable) places from further use - this is written in the manual. Clearly, that if after formatting a hard disk something will be written on it, these excluded places will not be used. And will it be fair in the...
December 4th 06 09:17 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Drive F: not accessible in 98. Ok in XP by Labrat
I'm running a Dual-boot 98SE/WinXp Pro setup. Two HDs. A 200G Maxtor with an 80G WD. The 80G used to hold my 98 Then I purchased the 200G, partitioned (4) and cloned 98 to the first partition, installed XP Home to the second and voila. I had a functioning dual-boot rig. After big problems...
December 4th 06 06:29 AM
by Labrat Go to last post
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Floppy Disk Drive with Delayed Problem by Brad
Hi, I have a Compaq Contura 410C laptop (bought around 1997) which I do not use a lot. When I first power it up (external power, not battery), the floppy disk drive works just fine for about 10 minutes. Afterwards, I have trouble reading floppy disks (drive not ready type of problem). I...
December 3rd 06 06:49 PM
by philo Go to last post
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How can I tell if I have a cable select computer or cable? by DJW
How can I tell if I have a cable select computer or cable? I have a Compaq Presario 5204. The paper manual says if you connect an additional IDE (hard drives?) to set the jumpers to cable select. If I understand cable select allows the derive at the end to be the primary (master and the middle on...
December 2nd 06 03:39 AM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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Bad Hard drive or doing something wrong? by DJW
I bought a used Seagate Medallist 8641 St38641A 8 GB hard drive on ebay. I installed it in a Compaq Presario 5204 desktop machine. Partitioned it with Seagate's latest edition of Disc Wizard on two floppies made from a download from their site. All was going well got windows 98SE on it and it...
November 30th 06 03:53 PM
by Babs Go to last post
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Boot Disk lost.. by Ted Gervais
I lost my boot disk for Win98 Millenium. How do I get a new one. I have lots for Win98SE. But I believe they won't work (fully) for the Millenium version?? Anyone please?
November 28th 06 12:51 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Best Partition magic / Drive Image successors? by 1966olds
Hi, Running Windows XP (SP2) and still using Partition Magic 7.0 (with an update or two) and Drive Image 2002. No problems yet, but I realize eventually I'll need to jump to another product. I'd like to know, if possible, consensus as to best current mainstream replacement for both. I know...
November 26th 06 02:35 AM
by Gary S. Terhune Go to last post
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USB Flash Drive's Life Span by Brad
Hi, I am a heavy user of USB flash drives such as the Lexar "Jump Drive" 1G and 2G types. I use these to transfer stuff from one computer to another, then delete (clear) the flash drive for more stuff. What is the life span of a USB flash drive (example 1000 re-writes)? ...
November 24th 06 08:25 PM
by Mikhail Zhilin Go to last post
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Win2k USB drive assignment locations? by James
I have a fully updated Win2k system with multiple hard drives and network shared drives. After drives, partitions & shares I have drive slots N, P, V, W, Y & Z available. When the USB card reader with 3 USP ports is added it is assigned N, P, V & W which works just fine. The problem comes in...
November 20th 06 07:07 AM
by James Go to last post
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Dual Boot with 250GB hdd, can I with 98se or Me? by Lete
Well, I bought a 250GB Seagate hdd (Pata) to make it my new boot device (on a Athlon Xp 2000, Kudoz motherboard, 768MB Ram - my Bios recognize correctly new boy's size). On my current boot (and only) hdd I've got 4 Fat32 partitions, with 98SE on C: and XpPro on D: What do I do to maintain this...
November 17th 06 07:37 AM
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