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New HDD, has corrupted Data - AGAIN by [email protected]
Ok, As most of you know, I had a partition go bad on one of my drives and I lost much of the data on it, because I did not have a current backup. I got rid of that hard drive, even after a re-format showed it to be usable and not have bad sectors. This is an old IBM brand computer from about 2001....
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December 21st 17 02:20 AM
by JT[_3_] Go to last post
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floppy drives and cables by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , Paul writes: The twisted part, consists of four active signals. Two for each drive. The twist swaps the signals, so that one connector can have an A personality and the other a B personality. (Just like a CS Cable Select...
November 16th 17 03:55 AM
by Lee Go to last post
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Is there a way to turn a folder's filenames into a text file? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , writes: On Fri, 03 Nov 2017 23:05:00 -0600, wrote: On Fri, 03 Nov 2017 20:39:34 -0400, Nil wrote: On 03 Nov 2017, wrote...
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November 7th 17 08:15 AM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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Do any stores still sell floppy disks? by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , writes: My bootable DOS floppy disk died. I had not used it in several years, but wanted to boot up with the floppy to install a new harddrive on an old Windows 98 machine, with no CD drive. I have looked in several...
November 3rd 17 06:50 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_] Go to last post
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Firefox version 2 and 3 goes into OFFLINE MODE by [email protected]
Running Win98se and I am stuck with using Firefox 2.x or 3.x. (with Kernel EX). Although Kernel EX says I can use (I think), up to version 6, that has never worked well. I just stick with ver 3.x. This has driven me nuts for years. I never have understood why Firefox goes into OFFLINE MODE about...
October 24th 17 01:30 AM
by Lee Go to last post
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Confusing Hard Drive jumpers (PATA or IDE) by [email protected]
I bought a new IDE (also called PATA) hard drive on ebay. It's a white label drive, model WL120PATA872. I;m beginning to think it's defective. I have never had all this trouble partitioning and formatting a hard drive. Part of the problem is that it has TWO sets of jumper settings on the label....
October 16th 17 03:04 AM
by 98 Guy[_5_] Go to last post
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Need Data Recovery software for failing HDD by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , writes: I only use 120gb drives because Win98 cant access any larger. But two of Ah, right. Yea, I never understood why MS made the copy process stop. All it needs to do is post a notice at the end saying...
October 6th 17 02:53 AM
by Lee Go to last post
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Best Browser for Win98? by [email protected]
Hi, I have been using FireFox 3.6, after installing a Kernel Extension, for a long time. However, I am having trouble accessing some sites lately, that I had no problems accessing before. Thank You in advance, John
September 30th 17 03:37 PM
by Hot-Text Go to last post
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Cant access some of a Partition by [email protected]
It appears that one of my hard drives is going to crap. It's my second (slave) drive, which has 3 partitions on it. 120gb IDE drive. Formatted to Fat32. This is a Win98se computer. Oddly, from Dos, I can see all the folders in that partition. From Windows, I only see about half of them. This...
September 29th 17 11:37 PM
by Computer Nerd Kev[_2_] Go to last post
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Need Data Recovery software for failing HDD by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_]
In message , writes: I have an old computer with two 120gb IDE HDDs. The first drive has 4 partitions C: thru F:. The second HDD has 3 partitions G: thru I:. The computer is running Windows 98 SE. (Yea, I know this is a Windows...
September 29th 17 02:20 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_] Go to last post
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Thunderbird for Win98 (Security Error Crap) by [email protected]
My only (affordable) means to connect to the internet is to use Dialup, (because of my location). And I have never been able to establish a usable connection using Win XP, or even Win 2000. Lately, since almost all websites are using httpS, I cant get Firefox or any browser (which works with...
September 20th 17 12:43 PM
by Paul[_6_] Go to last post
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What is a OTF file? by [email protected]
I downloaded a batch of fonts that were in ZIP files. Out of about 40 files, three of them did not have a TTF file inside the Zip, but instead had OTF files. What the hell is a OTF file? They wont open in Windows98se.
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August 15th 17 08:52 AM
by R.Wieser Go to last post
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How to back up and restore the registry in Windows XP by Hot-Text
No Need To Reply https://web.archive.org/web/20120218220031/http://support.microsoft.com:80/kb/322756 Article ID: 322756 - Last Review: September 23, 2011 - Revision: 9.0 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows XP View products that this article applies to. System Tip This article...
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August 7th 17 05:22 AM
by Billy Ferrell Go to last post
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How To Install Windows 98 Backup by Mynews
J. P. Gilliver Have Say:: It's not installed as part of any installation. You have to look for it on the CD. Yes You Have To use The Windows 98 CD To Install It Click Start
July 29th 17 08:37 PM
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memory error re load sprite 2 by [email protected]
On Wednesday, October 13, 1999 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, Michael Kilkenny Webster wrote: A friend of mine bought a PC 2 days ago that had been built for her. She has tried to load a chess program (the only program she has tried to load) onto it. She is getting a critical error message - 'not ...
June 3rd 17 04:04 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Win98 start-up logo screen wanted! by Harry Potter
Hi! I'm new to this forum and came to ask for an URL to a web site with Win98 start-up logo screens. So, where can I get some?
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June 2nd 17 01:33 AM
by Mynews Go to last post
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Can WannaCrypt infect a Windows 98 system by [email protected]
I've only heard it can infect Windows XP and newer versions of Windows. What about Win98, or Win95, WinME, or Windows 2000? Anyone know?
May 18th 17 12:49 AM
by Paul[_6_] Go to last post
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How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ? by R.Wieser
Hello All, My old (bit still trusty) Win98se machine has got a quirk I am bothered with: sometimes (but always just after having switched from full-screen console to the GUI) when I, in the file exporer, double-click a file it behaves as if I have selected all files from start of the folder upto...
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April 9th 17 02:41 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John)[_2_] Go to last post
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Need to remove a bad file association. by [email protected]
For some reason, VLC adopted the .BIN type file and associated itself with that extension. Those BIN files are system files and should not be associated with VLC. Since Win98 has several BIN files, I need to unassociate that ext. How do I do it? Clicking on one of them caused a system crash.......
March 7th 17 09:00 AM
by Lee Go to last post
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issues with replacement 40 GB hard drive in Win Me by William Bell
I just replaced an ailing 4 GB HD in my old laptop running Win Me with a new 40 GB drive. I'm having two issues: 1) Only 7.8 GB is being used of the 40 GB available (I did select to allow large hard disk support during Me installation) and 2) Even though I seem to shut down correctly...
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February 6th 17 08:47 AM
by Lee Go to last post
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