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Old October 28th 09, 11:17 PM posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion,microsoft.public.win98.performance
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Default CD-R erratically detected

J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In message , PCR
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OK. I presume you've looked through Burn4Free's docs & FAQs & menus
for any mention of an option to use the floppy. I guess it's possible
the


I don't _think_ it had such an option - it's a CD-writer prog.,
really.

product is looking for something to burn to, since it has trouble
finding the CD. But I really have nothing left to recommend. Maybe
post the machine's Config.sys & Autoexec.bat from "START, Run,
SysEdit" to see whether any shenanigan is going on their that could
cause a confusion between the floppy & CD-ROM.


I'm half-way through transferring the user to another PC ATM ... (-:


All right. Chances are the solution wasn't there, anyhow.

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That may be best, if there are a lot of intermittent problems that a
fresh install hasn't cured. You could test the hard drive with its
manufacturer's utility first, if you suspect that. Get it from the WEB
site. To test RAM...

http://www.simmtester.com/PAGE/products/doc/docinfo.asp RAM tester
http://www.memtest86.com/ RAM tester
http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp RAM tester


Thanks, I knew about simmtester and memtest86 at least, not sure about
the last one. But probably not going to bother - as I said, this PC
had been a little grumpy for some years, and I'm part way through
transferring to another machine anyway.


OK. Maybe that's best. Keep us informed.


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Thanks or Good Luck,
There may be humor in this post, and,
Naturally, you will not sue,
Should things get worse after this,
PCR



 




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