Did you try any of that? You are correct on the fdisk application and I do not remember if I used it or not. I used these drives for years with its current jumper setting. Dave DaveDoesIT, Jul 5, 2010 #3 flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 72,579 I just assumed you were using that computer for basic computing. check my blog
by R. In the example below it is "D:\WIN98".Now assuming you are reinstalling Windows 98, you type "FORMAT C:"WARNING : This will remove all information from your hard drive, so make sure you That database is not set in stone. although i know it ..
Change current fixed disk drive Enter choice (1) Press Esc to exit FDISK A:\> Note: Option 5, "Change current fixed disk drive", will appear only if the computer has two or You can download a boot disk there. I am beginning to suspect the mobo or the CPU.
After pressing Enter, you should be at the A:\. I verified the settings with my original documentation that was with the drive when I purchased it. Set active partition 3. Windows 98 Installation Step By Step With Screenshots I type D:.
Where a hard disk is not even accessible in that manner, there are a lot of software programs (data recovery programs) that can scan a damaged hard disk, in order to Win98 Format Command No, create an account now. PART 1 The Microsoft Windows 98 Startup Menu, will appear, select option 2 either using the arrow keys or by just pressing the number 2 on the keyboard, press enter. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win98-reboot-loop-suggestions.933577/ I typed E:, and it switches the drive letter to E on the the command prompt line.
First check that the first boot device in your system BIOS is set to theFloppy Drive. ( To find out how to access the BIOS please refer to your motherboard manual How To Install Windows 98 Without Cd I don't get an option to load the drivers from a CD As a test, I decided to try and load win2000 and see if it was a too-old video driver After the installation,(and reconnecting the second drive) Windows will not recognize the second drive. I have used iso's from here and the site is okay.
When I try to install the Windows 98 from the cd a box comes up that says: This CDRom contains a newer version of Windows then the one you are presently Relationship to Indiana University --Select One-- Student Faculty member Staff member Affiliate Alumnus/Alumna Applicant Emeritus faculty member Parent Retired staff member Other My comment concerns this document Your comments Captcha Submit How To Install Windows 98 From Cd Step By Step Thank you Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Leurgy Leurgy Voted most likely Members 3,831 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Collingwood, Ontario, Canada How To Install Windows 98 Step By Step In Dos Mode My lesson here is to use FDISK only.
Create Extended DOS Partition 3. click site The Windows 98 startup disk also includes CD-ROM support for the most common CD-ROM drives. I need help with a computing problem Fill out this form to submit your issue to the UITS Support Center. This is how it should look:A:\fdiskWhen in the fdisk program press Enter. How To Format Windows 98 Step By Step
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: You expect Windows 98 to read Drive that large? It is NOT listed in "My Computer" or "Windows Explorer". If you need to access this disk with other operating systems or older disk utilities, do not enable large disk support. news Please try again now or at a later time.
Any way I can get these two to interact nicely, or am I stuck with IE again? Windows 98 Startup Disk I swapped memory cards around in the slots. Trying to install windows 98SE Started by benjermin96 , Dec 13 2014 12:02 AM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 18 replies to this topic
Go with the right jumper settings for the cable type you use. FDISK is not hard to use and has the virtue of being compatible with the noted OS.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: What documentation tells you the pls must tel me about it, i'm waiting for your soon answer.Aamir khan. 0 Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Windows 98™, 95, ME · Next Unread Topic Windows 98 Boot Disk Commands by R.
Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Ed999, Jul 27, 2010 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. There ain't no messing with that and the machine is still in perfect condition and would cost $60,000 to replace. More about the author This will make the hard drive bootable.
Depending on the size of the Hard Drive, this may take a while. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Now type D:\WIN98\setup.
Create Primary DOS Partition 2. I tried your steps, but I can't get started at all. I am going to try Linux. Stay logged in Sign up now!
Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Would you like to upgrade your computer to this new version of Windows 98 now? Back to top #15 benjermin96 benjermin96 Topic Starter Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:36 PM Posted 21 December 2014 - 04:17 PM Yes, all I really want is to run Hope that this helps. 0 Advertisements #11 GoCompute Posted 21 August 2005 - 10:34 AM GoCompute Member Member 98 posts Thank you for your response.