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Compaq Presario 1230 Laptop Rescue by [email protected]
Hi, Years ago, I bought a used Compaq Presario 1230 Windows 98 laptop. I also downloaded the service manual (.PDF). Sorry, don't have location. I am posting this in case someone else has the same model, and to prevent you from discarding it due to MISLEADING messages when the...
March 10th 21 02:28 PM
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Cardbuss Cause of No Detection? by [email protected]
Hi, I have a Toshiba 610CT laptop (mfg abt 1995) that originally had Windows 95. I installed Windows 98SE (removed HD and put "WIN98" folder from System CD onto C:\ of HD). I have been using a Megahertz 56K PC Card modem (AOK) I have a PCMCIA PC card with USB port (adapter) and...
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February 26th 21 03:20 PM
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Toshiba 610CT Laptop PCMCIA Card Not Detected by [email protected]
Hi, I have a Toshiba 610CT laptop (mfg abt 1995) that originally had Windows 95. I installed Windows 98SE (removed HD and put "WIN98" folder from System CD onto C:\ of HD). This PCMCIA slot (X2) is a type 2. I have a PCMCIA PC card with USB port (adapter) and the Windows 98...
February 13th 21 03:56 PM
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PC Card External FDD Driver Source by [email protected]
Hi, A friend wants to give me a Compaq 190563-001 PC card (PCMCIA) external FDD (3.5"), but he does NOT have the driver. I searched the web and http://members.driverguide.com without success. Does anyone know of a source? Thank You in advance, John
February 9th 21 06:43 PM
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silly, but a sign of the approaching apocalypse by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_3_]
(I've included a '98 'group.) On Sat, 29 Feb 2020 at 13:29:38, Mark Lloyd wrote: IIRC, there were some difference related to USB support in 95 (as opposed to 98/SE/ME). Indeed. '95 just about had _some_ USB support (and I'm not even sure if that had to be added from a...
March 1st 20 01:45 PM
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motorboating power by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_3_]
About a month ago, I turned on my Windows 98/XP desktop machine, for the first time in ages (possibly a couple of years). The mouse lit up, as did the power and other (disc access?) LED, and fans started - then they went out again. Then they came on again - then they went off again. They do...
January 11th 20 10:08 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_3_] Go to last post
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Updates after mid-January? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_3_]
In message , Mark Lloyd writes: On 11/16/19 3:29 PM, Ant wrote: W7's update server should be still online. I still can get updates for old Windows XP. Not forever. They did stop the updates for 9x.
November 17th 19 09:04 PM
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archaeology! MIDI keyboard with joystick interface? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_3_]
(I'm using Windows 7, but have included the other two 'groups for reasons that will become evident!) I was explaining about MIDI (musical) keyboards to a friend, when I remembered I had one, that I'd hardly used. I dug it out - it's still in its box, even with its original plastic bag - 3...
October 27th 19 11:09 AM
by Roger Mills Go to last post
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Computer hangs when installing a USB Card in a PCI Slot by [email protected]
tough to say On Sunday, November 7, 1999 at 2:00:00 AM UTC-6, Daniel Gleason wrote: Problem: My computer freezes (hangs up) after I install a USB card in a PCI slot for a UMAX 2000U scanner. When it hangs, the only way to re-boot is to turn off & on (cold Boot). Control-Alt-Delete does...
October 25th 19 08:27 AM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Lexmark MS312dn by Axel Berger[_2_]
The Lexmark laser printer supposedly uses standard postscript. I have got the Lexmark multi-driver package which asks me to choose one or several printers, with the MS312 naturally not among them. Do I have a chance to get it running by choosing any of the older ones? If so, which? It is being...
September 28th 19 04:24 PM
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A screen question. by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_3_]
In message , Peter Jason writes: Hi, I wear glasses for astigmatism etc and I wonder if it's possible to buy a monitor whose screen can be adjusted for this & similar conditions? What a fascinating question, and excellent lateral...
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September 14th 19 04:40 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_3_] Go to last post
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How do I open the case on a Gateway MFATXNIN ESX E4000 computer? by [email protected]
How do I open the case on a Gateway MFATXNIN ESX E4000 computer? There are no screws anywhere, just a middle section with 2 plastic ends.
June 25th 19 05:00 AM
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OT. Win ME DOS driver for modern DVD drive by bilsch
I only want to read files with the drive. This is on a newer Dell laptop. I am booting up a FAT12 image of a Win ME DOS system. It is IO.SYS, MSDOS.SYS, COMMAND.COM with various DOS commands on it. I have MSCDEX.EXE from Win ME. The DVD drive is: HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GU90N. I need a driver for...
May 4th 19 04:15 AM
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Windows 98 is now able to Drink alcohol by Last-Call
Windows 98 is now 21 years old. That means it's an ADULT and is able to drink in all 50 states. If you are still running Win98, put a bottle of whisky inside the case.
January 27th 19 10:03 AM
by JJ[_2_] Go to last post
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Anti-virus for ME by 98 Guy[_5_]
RTS wrote (in the basically defunct windows ME newsgroup): Greetings Group. I'm re-installing ME on an old laptop for some legacy software. And was wondering if there any current anti-virus programs that will still work on ME.. I've answered you in the past when you've asked this same...
October 10th 18 12:22 AM
by Mynews Go to last post
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W98 DOS on a FAT32 partition - booting causes a reboot. by R.Wieser
Hello all, I just created a 5 GByte bootable FAT32 partition and formatted it using the /s option (to transfer the systemfiles to it). However, when I than restart there just is a delay of about 10 seconds, after which it reboots. The odd thing is that booting from a FAT16 thumbdrive and than...
October 9th 18 11:05 PM
by Mynews Go to last post
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the non-computerate by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
Mayayana wrote (in a thread in the '7 'group that started out about Adobe): I think that when you get adept with computers it's easy to forget how much work that took. It took me months to get the hang of image editing. (That was the original thread subject. This is wider.) Now it seems...
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September 15th 18 07:22 AM
by James Davis Go to last post
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What is the last version of Thunderbird that can be used in Win98se? by [email protected]
What is the last version of Thunderbird that can be used in Win98se? I have ver. 2.0.0.24. I have been using that for decades and never had a need to upgrade. It does all I need, so why add more bloated crap. I use gmail, and use their SMTP pop mail to get my email to TB. I no longer have any...
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August 29th 18 03:44 AM
by Paul[_6_] Go to last post
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Does .mp4 - or any other video format - have a text field (comment, not subtitle)? If so, what can edit it? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
I like the comment field in the .jpg image format; if viewing an image in IrfanView, I just type I then C, and I can add comment text, that then actually becomes part of the file, thus surviving any renaming, zipping, even emailing. (I use it a lot in listing who's who in group photographs ,...
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July 16th 18 10:17 AM
by Phi Go to last post
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Microsoft MSDN CD's available for download (win-95/98, SDK/DDK/Tools) +NT4 by 98 Guy[_3_]
The following CD's can be available to anyone that wants them. If anyone asks for a specific disk, I will upload it to Filepost.com and then post the links. Anyone can freely download stuff from Filepost.com. So all you have to do is ask... ------------------------------------- Disk A
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June 6th 18 07:08 AM
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