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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 Help in the fight against cancer and other serious illnesses. 12-30-2005, 05:48 PM #7 ss95chevy Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 43 OS: XP Yesterday I put Here’s what you need to know to make full use of the Hardware Diagnostics tool.The secret to launching the utilityYou’ll find the Hardware Diagnostics tool in the Windows folder in the 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

All Rights Reserved. The new NTFS partition was created ok but when I got to the point where it started copying setup files to the hard drive it kept saying Windows can't copy so That's all i have right now. 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]> > https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-himem-sys-is-missing.417238/

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 Bill"Jeff Richards" wrote:> Your description of the floppy boot sounds like what it is supposed to do. > See here for the next step in the installation procedure:> http://home.satx.rr.com/badour/html/w98_restore.html> W98 RESTORE P2- Celeron, 4GHD, 256ram When it did work there was a missing file error message when starting, and some starting issues associated with this.

That might give a clue about what to do next but I'm having a senior moment about that screen.TONI Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - number 5 by Lisa The screen goes to black with the > > current> > drive prompt.> > I have tried the W98SE CD and nothing happens. What else can I do to get this computer to install Windows properly? 0 Rewired Member May 2005 edited May 2005 The file Setup placed on your hard drive is not All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/417238 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I don't have any diagnostic tools that came with the hard drive. I can always do it again. check my site she thinks her mom pitched all teh other disks- so i cant reinstall anything- Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - alot shows up by Lisa / May 18, 2005

So, I brought them over and tried it out, but my Windows 98 CD must have been scratched somehow and it won't load the setup i can just get a file Microsoft Troubleshoot Win98/Me with the Hardware Diagnostics tool Use the undocumented hardware diagnostic tool to troubleshoot Windows 98/Me By Greg Shultz | May 22, 2003, 12:00 AM PST RSS Comments Facebook Not sure what you mean here: not working when i tried to run it from the startClick to expand... One thing though, when i was looking through the computer config.sys only had one line in it something "setver".

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 The Current Devices view will reconfigure the display to show every piece of hardware.When the default view, All Devices, is selected on the View menu, the Filter menu is enabled. I followed your suggested link and had> > already been there and done that. 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

It gives me the option to search but I have had no luck. If it does, then we know you actually have W98SE and not W98FE like you believed you did and I can give you the correct cab file number for the other through DOS you mentioned? It gives me the option to search but I have > had> no luck.

  • In this case you would boot to a command prompt and enter: edit c:\windows\system.ini Then you would use the "Win95" directions on this link to modify the file to limit the
  • However, you can make finding specific information easier by reconfiguring the display, which you can do in several ways.First, you can isolate specific pieces of information by using the display choices
  • These were the options: CDROM,C,A C Only A,C C,A Went to www.bootdisk.com and saw 2 selections for Windows 98 SE: OEM and Custom, No Ramdrive.
  • I Repartitioned and reformatted and now I am in> Win98 Setup.> I am at the upgrade compliance check and do not have a qualifying> product to continue.
  • Bootup using that disk.
  • So it's definitely something to do with the cd itself.Another test for this is to put in the cd, type E: at the A: prompt and press Enter so you get
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  • Please help> > > > > Related Resources asus 975x w98se install problem W98SE can't be seen by two XPHome PC's on Network.
  • this is my SIL's old computer ans she onlys ent the windows 98 disk.
  • No options here.> > I have tried the floppy start up disc also.

I would try to go with 16 mb. Even if only for a temporary measure. I've made both floppy and CD versions of it and they run both on Win98 and XP. Third, you can totally reconfigure the display, using different views and filters.Figure CThe Hardware Diagnostics tool color-codes various pieces of information to make it easy to quickly identify specific details.What is

Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Some people don't think this is a good idea, but it's quick and easy for most situations.BUT you need the Product Code Key for Windows98 or it won't finish the installation. If Windows doesn't lock me out before I find my install disc.EDIT: Seriously keyboard?


Thank you! 12-29-2005, 05:40 PM #4 PlaceCard Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2005 Location: USA, Washington Posts: 41 OS: Dual Boot Win98/XP The SE Bootdisk has a lol...my sil had major problems with this thing so thats why my kids got it..i know the CDrom works we were using it shortly before my dear son decided to delete When you get an E prompt [if you do, seems that you should] type DIR /P and hit enter [note the space after the R]. Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More...

Now from the A prompt, type Toni's paths using E rather than R. [should work if the CD is really a Win 98 CD.She normally shows up in these forums fairly However, if the disk has Microsoft actually printed on it and doesn't have a homemade label, it's a good one.Did she also give you the Product Code for it? If more than one exists, swapping one out at a time may isolate the bad module. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

The thing is they weren't given anything but the computer by their Uncle. is there a way to find hte key in the system?? sysdblbuff.sysifshlp.sysi tried booting wiht the windows disk but it sais to install windows and stops because it already detects windows- im not sure what to try or where to look for If there is more than one page of files/directories, simply hit enter to see the next page.If you get to see the files, simply hit enter until you get back to

by Ray Harinec / May 17, 2005 12:36 PM PDT In reply to: i see If you have any doubts wait for her to get back in the morning. I might have to try another disk, but i don't think the disk is the problem. 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 would expect that you will see a file name.

If you have to travel over there, I recommend you practice getting into and out of the DOS editor before going and see how a file can be accessed, modified and Rollin' Rog, Nov 17, 2005 #8 constant Thread Starter Joined: Jul 21, 2003 Messages: 198 I created it from a floppy yes, I ran the setup from the harddrive and it