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Forum: Setup & Installation July 9th 08, 04:51 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By Ron Badour
Boot From USB Harddisk

Your post is not clear. What are you attempting to do--copy the setup files
from the W98 CD to your laptop hard drive so that you can put the drive back
in the laptop and install W98? If this is...
Forum: Setup & Installation July 9th 08, 04:51 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By Ron Badour
Boot From USB Harddisk

Your post is not clear. What are you attempting to do--copy the setup files
from the W98 CD to your laptop hard drive so that you can put the drive back
in the laptop and install W98? If this is...
Forum: General June 30th 08, 03:57 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 39
Views: 1,556
Posted By Ron Badour
Gary S. Terhune, your security website article fails to load

I think I found your round tuit but I just didn't have any energy so I cast
it aside and had a nice visit with my recliner :-) Can't help on the W98
apps Gary, too out of touch with the 98...
Forum: General June 30th 08, 03:52 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By Ron Badour
Cleaning up Old computer

No. With an upgrade CD, you will need to show it a W95 or earlier disk when
it asks for a qualifying product during installation.

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008
Forum: General June 18th 08, 10:19 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By Ron Badour
Question re USB features on win98se PC

You are probably not going to find any new printers that have W98SE drivers.
For example, see this HP article:...
Forum: General June 18th 08, 10:03 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Ron Badour
play music

It is probably easier to get a program like Limewire and download the songs
again in a format supported by WMP. A word of caution--if you use Limewire,
watch the file sizes and types as many virus...
Forum: Setup & Installation June 17th 08, 04:03 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Ron Badour
Hardware Detection always hangs on 28%

If you want to pursue this further, take a look at this article:

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=262381
How to Troubleshoot Computer Hangs During Hardware Detection
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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP...
Forum: Setup & Installation June 17th 08, 04:03 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Ron Badour
Hardware Detection always hangs on 28%

If you want to pursue this further, take a look at this article:

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=262381
How to Troubleshoot Computer Hangs During Hardware Detection
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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP...
Forum: General June 10th 08, 05:38 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By Ron Badour
win 98 se under Xp using MS virtual pc 2007

I'm with Gary on this. You are dealing with virtual rather than real so who
knows--maybe the folks hanging around in the virtualpc newsgroup? The
virtual drive has to be fat 32 since W98SE does...
Forum: General June 10th 08, 04:33 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By Ron Badour
win 98 se under Xp using MS virtual pc 2007

Yes

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008


"FACE" wrote in message
Forum: General June 9th 08, 01:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By Ron Badour
New k/board has an USB plug

Yes. If desired, you can also get a USB to ps/2 adapter and use the
circular socket.

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008
Forum: General May 26th 08, 02:40 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By Ron Badour
zipfiles

Ask significant other (SO) to show you--SO will have a VERY tough time
finding it :-)

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008
Forum: General May 12th 08, 09:09 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By Ron Badour
Reformatting Hard Drive Win98SE

On any used computer, you would be wise to format the hard drive. You don't
know what type of malware may be on it and how many other problems there may
be waiting to happen.

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Regards

Ron...
Forum: General May 12th 08, 12:13 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ron Badour
WINDOWS\RECENT

Use the search function on the start menu

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008


"S1L1Y1" wrote in message
Forum: General April 29th 08, 01:53 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Ron Badour
ASUS,, d/loads, circle-site

I have no problem with the site--give it another try:
http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us In the upper
left corner, fill in the model and select either drivers or...
Forum: General April 11th 08, 04:41 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Ron Badour
Display reduced to 16 colors, low screen resolution

When the correct screen resolution (screen area) or the right number of
colors are not available choices in display properties, settings tab, then
it is a good bet you do not have the right driver...
Forum: General April 11th 08, 04:36 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Ron Badour
Stop the system from changing focus to another program

Tweak UI, General Tab, Prevent applications from stealing focus: If
"Prevent applications from stealing focus" is enabled, applications will not
be allowed to steal focus from the window you are...
Forum: General April 10th 08, 10:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Ron Badour
Error Message

If this just started, think back to what has changed on the PC? Have you
installed new software or updates to existing software or drivers?

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008
Forum: General April 9th 08, 12:36 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Ron Badour
installation problems

Avg is fine but you also need a spyware program such as SpyBot:
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index.html

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008
Forum: General April 8th 08, 02:53 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Ron Badour
Installing my monitor

When the correct screen resolution (screen area) or the right number of
colors are not available choices in display properties, settings tab, then
it is a good bet you do not have the right driver...
Forum: General March 27th 08, 01:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By Ron Badour
computer won't start up

Instead of the F8 key, tap the Ctrl key.

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008


"lutra" wrote in message
Forum: General March 26th 08, 01:31 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion,microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6_outlookexpress
Replies: 68
Views: 2,149
Posted By Ron Badour
Inbox contents simply vanished

Do a search on: inbox.dbx If found, note the location as it may have
gotten moved

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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008
Forum: Setup & Installation January 29th 08, 12:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Ron Badour
Windows 98 Start up Problem

If Philo's suggestion does not help, look at the possibility of a virus,
trojan, spyware, etc., being loaded at boot and causing the problem.
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Regards

Ron Badour
MS MVP 1997 - 2008


"Meltel"...
Forum: General January 28th 08, 01:28 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Ron Badour
98 User Name Change for Charity

If your computer has ever contained any sensitive data, you must do much
more than change the registered user as the data can be sprinkled throughout
the registry and even files which have been...
Forum: General January 14th 08, 12:51 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Ron Badour
re installing windows 98

Your post is not clear. You say there is no system installed but then say
you can get on via safe mode which indicates there is a system. Please
clarify.

Besides Gary's advice, see he...
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