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Windows 98 D: Drive Help Needed. My Parents

In addition, disk utilities that were not designed explicitly for the FAT32 file system will not be able to work with this disk. drcspy09-02-2006, 06:53 AMmuch simpler........pull the harddrive out ,...slave it to say your pc for example.......create a folder on it......copy the entire 98cd into that folder......replace the hard drive on the older I have no idea how long it will take to crack this thing... for that my hat goes off to him. have a peek at this web-site

the c:\system volume information_RP###\ folders. It was set to slave. roddy_boy08-02-2006, 10:53 PMHmmm running and hiding is looking like a good option lol. Also, I Googled for an answer before I ever posted here >and didn't come up with anything.

Full name Email address Please provide your IU email address. Yes, that one too. 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago(1 child)Appropriate flair. I need help with a computing problem Fill out this form to submit your issue to the UITS Support Center. Does that mean that I broke it by trying that? :S Cheers, roddy Graham L12-02-2006, 02:25 PMI've never broken them by doing that.

  1. Took me on a nice trip down memory lane. :) permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]KainenFrostWorkload Reassignment Specialist 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago(1 child)These backups, where would one find these backups?
  2. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]mrhappyoz 3 points4 points5 points 9 months ago(7 children)That's fine..
  3. Exit FDISK by pressing the Esc key.
  4. Can only boot to safe mode.
  5. Also, i'm assuming there is only one CD drive, if you have move, try "F:" as well.
  6. Also, I Googled for an answer before I ever>>>posted here and didn't come up with anything.
  7. solved Graphics card driver causes bsod, cant get into safe mode because keyboard and mouth issues.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]not_dustin 7 points8 points9 points 9 months ago(8 children)I have no idea what this is even saying. In addition, the new drive's geometry must be registered with the computer's CMOS setup (sometimes called the BIOS). Cos Im installing it on another comp.... Ps: woulda been MUCH better to do a 'upgrade' install where you simply changed the entire system from 95 to 98 but left everythign intact......this is actually pretty easy, unfortunately for

o_O Who knows, managed to convince them that the computer is old enough to spend a few hundred on a second hand one anyway. Graham L12-02-2006, 03:57 PMOh. :D Then it might be an IDE after all. Next type "format c:" without the quotes (and hit ENTER). https://www.reddit.com/r/talesfromtechsupport/comments/4ozdt3/the_time_i_reinstalled_windows_98_on_a_computer/ CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals

The "I'll need this once and overwrite it later" idea, that's a great way to save bytes. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]chewieconcarneFor The Last Time NO! 1 point2 points3 points 9 months ago(0 children)Bravo sir! You needto be able to access the CDrom from Dos in order for the Win /d:mcommand to work.Regards,Bill Watt Computer Help and Information http://home.epix.net/~bwatt/ AnonymousFeb 19, 2005, 9:38 AM Archived from For instance, if there is one virtual drive on the Extended DOS partition on the first disk, that virtual drive will be the E: drive, and the first virtual drive on

So in the config.sys: "DEVICE=C:\CDPRO\"driver".sys /D:MSCD001" It's better to use DEVICEHIGH instead of device if HIMEM.SYS is loaded - if it's up near the top of the config.sys then you can Important: if you enable large disk support and create any new drives on this disk, you will not be able to access the new drives using other operating systems, including some http://forums.pcworld.co.nz/archive/index.php/t-58398.html Message 3 of 27 (38 Views) 0 Thanks Need help big time ‎18-04-2006 10:04 PM Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Report to Moderator Reboot with floppy disk.

I had a bootable CD with that and the only thing I needed to do on a new machine was to boot from CD, run Fdisk/s and format the drive, then Will the program work with Windows 98? Please note that you must be affiliated with Indiana University to receive support. You may not republish any content without permission from the author.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]dingo_bat 3 points4 points5 points 9 months ago(0 children)This is the stuff legends are made of. To run FDISK, click Start and select Programs, then MS-DOS Prompt. The compressed file for these drives is sbcddw95.exe, and can be obtained from here: http://www.cdrom-drivers.com/drivers/22/22888.htm There was another driver for Sound Blaster Panasonic drives of that era where the driver was Source roddy_boy11-02-2006, 03:55 PMOk thanks for clearing that up..

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]MaxWyght 1 point2 points3 points 9 months ago(0 children)Lost in translation. the cable went to there cd drive and they also have a dvd drive which with windows xp installed could not pick it up on that drive.... You may not have to set this option on newer computers.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Astramancer_ 35 points36 points37 points 9 months ago(0 children)He literally transferred windows using baling wire and hand-copied machine code, because the laptop had zero other ways of communicating with the outside world.

If that's the case, you might try using the installation disks that he has for CAD and see if it can be installed at the W2K desktop and actually work.If it permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]tremens 2 points3 points4 points 9 months ago(2 children)Regret to inform sir, perhaps a bit late, of the existence of Intersvr.exe and Interlnk.exe... Cos i cant be bothered getting them if i dont need them, same as a dos install floppy. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]hypervelocityvomitLART gratia LARTis 3 points4 points5 points 8 months ago(0 children)2400 baud = 240 bytes / second or about 4 seconds per kB, or 5760 seconds (1.6 hours, or 01h36) per 3.5

Anonymize your info, both personal and/or company. You load the driver in CONFIG.SYS, and run MSCDEX from AUTOEXEC.BAT. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]alan2308 -2 points-1 points0 points 9 months ago(0 children)Now where's the fun in that? Visit the TFTS Wiki Page for more details about our moderation policies.

I will be facing a similar task soon. roddy HadO09-02-2006, 05:09 PM... 2x CD-Rom ...