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I tried to buy another copy of the disc from the local PC repair shop but he didn't have it. When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail. Back to top #8 POKEGAMERZ POKEGAMERZ Topic Starter Members 225 posts OFFLINE Posted 16 October 2015 - 07:00 PM Change your BIOS back to the 1.44mb drive. However, keep in mind that there are a couple of things you should do before attempting a reinstallation. news

WIN98 CD Rom drive issues D: Is not accessable. If I'm wrong about this I would ask Mq1hunter to clarify for me so that I can get my memory jogged on Win98---I have not used it for years and I Using the site is easy and fun. Select defrag.inf found in the \tools\mtsutil folder on the Windows 98 CD Right-click defrag.inf, and choose Install from the menu The next time you start your computer, Windows will defragment your

You need to uninstall all your USB devices and hubs before installing the drivers. Make sure the disk is formatted and free of errors. the 1.44MB disk has a hole on the right and is labeled HD (High Density).

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, TTLG|Thief|Bioshock|System Shock|Deus Ex|Mobile Register Help Remember Me? The PCI cards that I have are 3dfx graphics card (don't know model), USB PCI card and finally a WiFi PCI card. All rights reserved.HelpWithWindows is a division of FDMA Media LLC.

Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Technical & Troubleshooting Arena Top Back to Forum Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Center Community Chat An application loading automatically at startup may interfere with DEFRAG. it errors out as "D: Is Not Accessable. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/190303/how-to-use-real-mode-cd-rom-drivers-from-windows-98-startup-disk The stuff we forget...

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  1. Also the disks looks like a 1.44MB disk and your drive only reads 720KB disks.
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  3. If you are installing the original Windows 98, you may be prompted for the Product Key after the computer restarts; insert your Windows 98 Product Key and click Next.
  4. Windows 98 will then prompt you to where you want to install Windows 98.
  5. Too, you may want to upgrade the Windows '98 machine when you can--Win98 is fraught with memory leaks security holes and is much less functional than even an upgrade to Windows

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 160043 for a solution. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/236782-48-win98-burned-winxp-vista Back to top #9 POKEGAMERZ POKEGAMERZ Topic Starter Members 225 posts OFFLINE Posted 16 October 2015 - 07:20 PM Change your BIOS back to the 1.44mb drive. The SYS C: command reinstalls the COMMAND.COM file and the hidden IO.SYS and MSDOS.SYS files. If repeated attempts to defragment the drive are unsuccessful, it may be because an application is writing to the disk.

Please try again now or at a later time. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/windows-98-software-problems.php I repeated the process but it gave me no option to put in a product key number. I just don't understand what the problem is... Then open the Control Panel and double click the System icon.

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: restore cd problems with windows 98 This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Getting Wireless to work on 98 can be tough. Worth a shot... http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/windows-98-problems.php I've tried both enabling and disabling digital audio and checked the volume settings.

I'd assume that Mq1hunter refers to the "digital audio" you say you already have checked. Reply With Quote 24th Jul 200402:49 #2 MsLedd View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage TTLG Server Goddess Registered: Jun 2000 Location: Out of my mind... This antivirus program will not only run in Safe Mode, but it can also repair many of the most destructive viruses.

The one i have is just a copy though, so maybe it just doesn't like the format it's in or something.

Register now! Once in the CD-ROM drive, type cd win98 and press enter. I did have the disc at some point around the house but unfortunately we cleaned up around the house and the disc somehow went missing. It also says at start-up that the registry is corrupt and I need to run scanreg but I cannot do that either.

Thanks for any help... If you are installing Windows 98 SE, Insert your Microsoft Windows 98 SE product key. If you have not already, you may want to read through the checklist on erasing the computer and starting over. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/windows-98-problems-with-svcpack-exe.php According to my sources, the program will be available in the United States as early as February 2003.Checking for driversAssuming that a virus doesn’t infect the system, then a corrupt or

or maybe do what you suggested and copy the setup to my hard drive, if that fails. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. the 1.44MB disk has a hole on the right and is labeled HD (High Density). Help me please.

Windows will begin loading normally and then stop abruptly, displaying the Windows Protection Error message. To get a better idea of what the unkown devices are use this utility. If the following steps do not apply to your situation and you are unable to install Windows, we recommend you contact your computer manufacturer for additional help. Now all I wish to do is access it on my 98SE PC so that I could install the drivers for it.

One way to test that theory, if you have a jack on your CDROM drive, would be to input the music CD and use a set of headphones to test out Reply With Quote 24th Jul 200420:38 #4 Slartybartfast View Profile View Forum Posts Member Registered: Dec 2003 Location: Cairns, Australia Whenever I booted from my win98 cd it mounted my Add a value for DEFRAG.EXE /ALL to the RunServicesOnce key The Disk Defragmenter for Windows 98 (DEFRAG.EXE) may start and not complete its task. Go through the Device Manager and make note of any hardware devices that are present on the system.

Please find the drivers or the ISO for me and post it here please. And the CD-ROM support seems to working fine, because the "dir" command works as it should on it. Again there are PLENTY of web pages about the exact steps.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 2 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 In this article, I’ll share some of these techniques with you.Windows won’t load at allIf Windows doesn’t load, the problem is usually related to hard disk corruption.

ID No: DEFRAG0026 See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 155404 for a solution. Reply With Quote 24th Jul 200403:42 #3 Scarlett View Profile View Forum Posts Member Registered: May 2002 Location: Not quite over the rainbow Alright, i've just figured out what the