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The funny thing is though I got it working before but now I can not figure out how to work it again. And test the startup floppy to make sure you have CD-ROM support drivers on the floppy.With a high capacity HDD, it might be a good idea to create a 4GB primary The disk described in that article also provides you with access to your CD-ROM drive from the command prompt. One is a Gateway with an AMD K7, purchased in 2000.

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Thank's, Michael John February 9, 2005 11:24 PM I agree with Peter regarding the PCI version issue. I have tried rolling back comp but this does not work either. W98 won't start; setup won't reinstall: "corrupt .cab file" HELP 4. email me, email removed Feb 7, 2007 #8 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,023 +381 For what it's worth, whenever I insert a new flash drive into a USB

The system with problems is a Mesh desktop PC running WinXP Home SP2 with automatic updates enabled. Feb 7, 2007 #9 RedSwirl TS Rookie Topic Starter orko1978 said: Allow the prompts to reinstall whatever they want. Windows 2000 is part of the NT-family, like XP, so I would hazard a guess that your software won't install in 2K if it won't install in XP.It is possible to Windows 98 Driver Pack they are cdfs.vxd and cdvsd.vxd.

New pci wireless nic works just fine. Go to Control Panel>System>Hardware>Device Manager>USB Controllers>USB Root Hub>(right click)>properties>power management(uncheck top box, check lower box) restart Feb 7, 2007 #3 roggers TS Rookie iv got same problem. You can always consult Microsoft’s Support Web site for more details specific to your GPF error. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/1762-48-drives-wont-recognize-help When I reinstalled windows it all seemed to work ok and didnt lose anything which was good.

DVD / CD-RW drive does not recognize any disc inserted,no spinning sound. Unknown Device Identifier Unless you want the ability to sleep, suspend or hibernate, I wouldn't worry about it if it's not causing any problems. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Win. 98 won't detect IDE CD-ROM This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. If Windows isn't finding the driver, you may have to reinstall Windows despite your reluctance to do so.

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Re-installing Windows is too big a step for me (I only have the recovery disc as it was pre-installed by the manufacturer). this content Always check this as it is common. As far as I remember (it's been some time), it's over 150MB of data that has to be copied, so it can take a while, especially on an older machine. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to PC Hardware forum 9 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Windows 98 Drivers Download

Will I have to wipe the disk?---matt Related Resources solved Please Help. The Windows sound effects play properly, but the only program I found that could play audio properly was mplayer.exe (the old media player before Windows Media Player). Ask a question and give support. weblink remote desktop?

Article C2184 - September 11, 2004 « » Share this article with your friends: Leo A. Then open the Control Panel and double click the System icon. I have not (yet) signed up to download the newest driver as I'm not convinced this is a problem - several other drivers are listed as out of date without giving

At this point the drive has spun up, but when I try to autodetect it, the platters lose momentum and slowly grind to a halt.

It's the only device on that cable.On both systems, DOS can't find E: and in the Windows Device Manager, there are no CD-ROM Drives (or CD-ROM controllers).However, on both systems, the The sound quality was only slightly better in Windows XP, which had official drivers from Conexant, so there might not be a good Windows audio driver. And what's RD? I have a cheap webcam that used to work on the desktop but I unplugged it to use with my laptop.

I recently had my computer formatted, and re-instaled Win98, so I'm wondering if that has anything to do with it, also I've noticed my games are running really slow, and I Feb 26, 2007 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Next > Topic Status: Not open I think this is what happened to me possibly. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/win98se-can-not-find-cd-rom-drivers.php Driver Detective also lists under "USB Controllers" 3 controllers: Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host controller; Standard Open HCD USB Host Controller; and USB Composite Device.

As for the dying drive on the first system, have you tried it on the other system to see if it shows up there? i'm trying to fix this on a laptop! If a new network card fails to be detected when plugged into a Windows XP, it's more often than not a problem with the hardware. 19 Comments matt November 27, 2004 I'd appreciate any help.

Leo March 24, 2005 10:31 PM Very. Obviously, it's not able to detect the drive as it sits still. Feb 9, 2007 #16 RedSwirl TS Rookie Topic Starter Oh, I got everything to work now. Doing so tends to prevent device conflicts.

Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? If the troubled machine is running Windows 98 SE, then you must use a machine that’s also running Windows 98 SE to create the disk.On the good machine, insert a blank, You should now be able to boot the failing PC without the repair disk.If the PC still doesn’t boot, you’ll may end up reinstalling Windows. It didn't work at all if certain programs were open, and the volume steps are too large for use with headphones.

I removed the old video drivers and reinstalled them, but no luck. Windows recognizes the card but hangs up during installation of the driver. Also, neither of my USB ports work anymore. When the System Properties sheet opens, locate the Device Manager.