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Unless it was hidden i didn't see it. P.S. However, there’s much more going on here than meets the eye. How did you create windiag -- did you use a floppy disk or burn the windiag.iso file to a CD?

I'm not too savy on the internals or how/what to type on the "black" screen so be gentle. it just says bad command or files name when i type in windiags. If there is not anoperating system on the hard drive, the installer will look for a qualifying Win98,95, or 3.x CD in the CD drive (or floppy#1 from the floppy disk X800XL won't run W98SE with 5-9_wme_dd_cp_26397.exe C&C 95 won't start on W98SE Wireless XP SP2 to W98SE Can't find your answer ? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-himem-sys-is-missing.417238/

let's simply see if that boot floppy has made the CD drive the E drive.With CD in the CD drive and the system booted up with the boot floppy with CD-ROM Upgrade from W98SE to W2K Toomuch for W98SE W98se - Client for Windows K8 Neo Platinum54G and W98SE Slow browsing of W98SE machines from XP - what else can I .. If so, what version.....First Edition or Second Edition.first edition i believe -i know its not windows 98 SE. I have the CD it's just not working right becuase of probably a scratch or two from my cousin's little baby.

  • Any help would be greatly appreciated. 0 Flintstone SE Florida May 2005 edited May 2005 Whenever I have had that problem it's turned out to be a bad CD drive, or
  • I have tried several other> procedures and processes and none have been successful.> I do not know what to do next...
  • Bootup using that disk.
  • Did you download a W98 bootdisk from the internet....''yesif so, did you actually click the .exe file you downloaded to start the program that actually creates the bootdisk to a clean
  • It gives me the option to search but I have had no luck.
  • I've made both floppy and CD versions of it and they run both on Win98 and XP.
  • If the error still persists than it's with your board or your BIOS.

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Thought maybe if the HD was gone I could use the Maxtor as a replacement and reload Windows 98??? That will go until it > says> The diagnostic tools were successfully loaded to drive D. Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current

Did try both OEM and Custom, No Ramdrive. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. It gives me the option to search but I have had> no luck. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f6/missing-operating-system-win98-83028.html For example, if you want to quickly track down a malfunctioning device, select the Devices With Problems view, which will reconfigure the display such that only those devices experiencing problems appear

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Bad startup disk by Blue_Zee / May 16, 2005 5:31 PM PDT In reply to: no luck Do you have a working PC The second category displays a list of all the programs that are automatically launched from the registry’s Run key. Second, the Hardware Diagnostics tool provides you with a fully functional Find command that includes check boxes for matching whole words as well as matching case. Let’s take a closer look.Figure BThe Hardware Diagnostics tool’s interface resembles that of Notepad.As you can see, the first category in the display lists the system summary information, which includes such

Get a diagnostic disk from the maker of your hard drive and run a diagnostic test on it. It also has a bad keyboard and the J key is missing(took me 30 seconds to put J). W98SE Com ports. I have an eye appointment at 2:00 P.M EST so I won't be able to work on their computer until after that sometime.

That will go until it > > says> > The diagnostic tools were successfully loaded to drive D. But I have installed VirtualBox so I'll try that. The other cd has stuff on it but nothing works when entered into the search box. by TONI H / May 16, 2005 10:12 AM PDT In reply to: missing or corupt files Boot up with the windows boot disk again, and at the A: prompt, type

At > what step in the procedure did your results differ from the description?> -- > Jeff Richards> MS MVP (Windows - Shell/User)> "Bill" wrote in message > news:[email protected]> > I'm going to go back over today with some of the tools i have and see what i can do otherwise i'll put it back together and see if there's another Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Thanks in advance!

for upgrade compliance check AnonymousMay 10, 2005, 4:27 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)Try inserting the recovery CD - it _might_ see that as a qualifying product.-- Jeff RichardsMS MVP Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - When you used the bootdisk by TONI H / May 17, 2005 9:36 AM PDT In reply to: ive tried just before the Rollin' Rog, Nov 17, 2005 #13 constant Thread Starter Joined: Jul 21, 2003 Messages: 198 Well, you can forget all that because i formatted their hardrive, and tried installing windows 98

I mean it's not conclusive evidence but I don't have the means to try a third drive.

Using the Toggle All command at the bottom of the menu can simplify the use of these filters. Thanks for everyone’s help. The system cannot find the file specified .Some or all of the following feature is not available : Microsoft Network. If you only get the menu with choices, it appears that you don't have your bios/setup configured to boot from a floppy disk as your first device, so if that's the

It loads up for a little bit and then gives me an I/O Error. is there a way to find hte key in the system?? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows 95/98Installation Solved win98 se missing himem.sys error Tags:Toshiba / Satellite pro spa40Windows 98SEhimem.sysWindowshelp SUB_G November 26, 2015 at 07:52:00 Specs: windows 98 se,

The bootup disk is just used for clean operating system's. I would expect that you will see a file name. I know that doesn't matter but device=c:\windows\himem.sys does it matter if that is in config.sys. See if it has a removable watch size battery on the motherboard and replace it. __________________ There is a madness to my method. 12-29-2005, 06:26 PM #6 ebackhus TSF

Inspiron 3800 &W98SE More resources See also Critical Error Installing MMC 8.9 in W98SE W98SE & ASUS ATI Radeon 9600XT problem W98SE and Symantec (Norton) Updated to w98se W98SE ? Getting started with the Hardware Diagnostics toolOnce you launch the Hardware Diagnostics tool, as shown in Figure B, you’ll discover that its interface looks a lot like Notepad's and that it Okay, now to the problem. Instructions will be given.5.

I was curious if the original HD could be used as storage so I put it in also to maybe run some dianostic programs on it a see whats wrong with If you only get the menu with choices, it appears that you don't have your bios/setup configured to boot from a floppy disk as your first device, so if that's the There are modifications you can put into the system.ini file which will allow you to do so.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • Start a Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware

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Didn't see one with both as you had sated (Windows 98 SE Bootdisk OEM Custom (No ramdrive).