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Because you are not making registry changes, there should be no negative impact on your computer if this does not work. When you get to C:\> type in "scanreg /restore" without the quotes and press enter. Another occurrence has been reported with Toast 3.7 on a Mac. If Win98 was installed on a different system you will almost certainly need the Win98 CD to install any drivers once you find them. news

it just makes sure that the existing settings are obeyed!! MANUALS: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/dta/_hannbl/ . I tried the new hardware wizard, but as far as I could tell it did not find a CR-ROM device. HTH Jerry TheOutcaste, Feb 23, 2009 #7 IMiteBable2help Joined: Nov 6, 2001 Messages: 1,094 Oh wow. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/win-98-won-t-detect-ide-cd-rom-6715/

Windows 98 + Cd Rom Driver

just wondering.................. . If it is an 80pin cable and the only drive you usually need it jumpered as CS and put on the end of the cable. Edited by Leurgy, 25 April 2005 - 07:21 AM. Mine was there from an aborted attempted install but you probably could do it straight after the first reset stage of the installation process.) When Windows was eventually installed it still

  1. Your taskbar will reappear and now the disk drive will (or should...
  2. restart u'r computer in normal mode and it should correct the problem.Before you reboot look in Add/Remove programs for any program that was installed from that CD you ran.
  3. Solution 1: Restart Windows Explorer To Recognize A Disk Change Basically, you "reboot" Windows Explorer so it "forgets" what the last disk was so you can change disks.

MTMCDAI.386 Windows virtual device driver. it is always on and that's it! but do remember, if you are going to be using that computer, w98 is a 'dated' os, ms no longer supports it, so, all the newer apps and hardware, becoming incompatable When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.

It's not a good file manager. Idaho, USA Local time:12:43 AM Posted 25 April 2005 - 07:57 PM Leurgy:I don't know why you have a floppy with drivers on it for the CD drive cause you don't No, create an account now. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/182304-48-recognized And that was the last time that that virtual machine saw the CD drive.

George Ventures Inc. After lots of searching online and many trials and errors, I have found two solutions that seems to work almost all the time!! I drive a big old dodge van so it's hard to believe they don't see me. Thanks,newbeee Back to top #8 Leurgy Leurgy Voted most likely Members 3,831 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Local time:11:43 PM Posted 25 April 2005 - 03:45 PM can I

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NH Home About our site Find a Handyman Privacy Info Comments/Questions "Linking to our site is allowed and encouraged" Copyright 2017 G. navigate to these guys from Windows 98? Windows 98 + Cd Rom Driver On many systems you must use CS, maybe not yours since it has Win98, but you should at least try it. Unfortunately, the settings can get mucked up, making your drives ornery and insensitive.

Join our site today to ask your question. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/win-98-vs-win-98se-in-wi-fi-networking.php I now know not to load that again.I've tried 2 different startup floppies, one that was made when I did the clean install and another that I got from another 98se run it, play it, show the files or just SHUT UP!! What was the problem that led to to re-install WinXP?

Depending on your hardware WinXP may not have all the necessary drivers available. Post some specs or brand and model numbers. Check the link below:http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixth... More about the author There's nothing on it yet for the drive to see.

Honestly, I install (and often uninstall) dozens of programs a year and I have rarely had a CD or DVD disk problem... Last edited: Feb 15, 2008 MacAngus, Feb 15, 2008 #3 jbh001 Messages: 87 MacAngus said: ↑ There are no CD-ROM devices present in Device Manager, and so no PRL-Virtual CD-ROM. from Windows 98?Click to expand...

Here's a discussion of various software solutions that might help:http://en.kioskea.net/forum/affich-...

If you have jumpered it correctly on the second system, then it should work. Stay logged in Sign up now! Sometimes no simple solution works! guess they COULD be of no use..........

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Parallels Forums Home Forums > Parallels Cross-Platform Solutions > Parallels Desktop for Mac > Windows Guest OS Discussion > CD-ROM Drive Doesn't Appear in Win98 Discussion in 'Windows Guest OS Discussion' I have checked the forums here, read related posts, and made sure that my VM CD DVD-ROM is configured properly, i.e. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. I'm hoping it didn't write to the bios.

And for your machine and OS?2. To do this, click on FILE, then NEW TASK. 5) In the little window that appears, type EXPLORER.EXE and click OK. Its fairly easy to do. Win95 and WinNT worked fine on the same disc.

jbh001, Feb 18, 2008 #7 frgough Messages: 2 I've run into the same problem. Many vendors ship world-wide. Having one work on a system that you are just putting it into can require a few things. i.e.

Check to see if your CD-ROM drive came with any of its own drivers. 2. When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail. The drive seems to be detected properly even during bootup (for instance I left the windows 98 install disk in and it tried to boot from it again) but once on kind of like living in a ghetto, first thing is to NOT flash a big wad of $$$$, huh?

Worst case scenario he has to flash the bios I guess. If a disc was recorded with Toast as CD-ROM/XA instead of CD-ROM, Win98 would see the disc as audio. jbh001, Mar 21, 2008 #9 nfs480 Messages: 1 I'm having the same problem with my install of Windows 98 SE and Build 5584 of Parallels Desktop for Mac.