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I would take tkoller's advice and copy the contents of your \win98 directory on the CD to any directory on your hard drive. Murray 0 #10 cmurwin Posted 12 August 2005 - 03:15 PM cmurwin New Member Topic Starter Member 7 posts Okay. Reply With Quote 12-10-2004,06:17 PM #23 alex666 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Mar 2001 Location Hyde Park, UT 84318 Posts 836 IMHO, Dynamite chip, precursor to the athlon. his comment is here

Noted that your problem has since been resolved. If so, make sure you change it to "C:". Similar Topics Windows BSOD - Can't load CD/DVD from BIOS Jul 17, 2008 my cd-drive reads the cd but can't play it Oct 5, 2005 Can I install fresh Windows on You need to restart your computer" I tried installing the driver (just the chipset driver) in the same fashion I installed the last set when I still had Win98.

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I got a little head start and followed the directions frim Microsoft located at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/190303/EN-US/ That's the second time my trusty Win 98 startup disk with cd rom support has saved Going to get you to reformat the system again.. And this time all the files to update or reinstall are on the hard drive.A reinstall will not harm the current configuration or installed apps and will often fix problems. Create Account How it Works Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled.

If you post the model of the system, then we may be able to help you find the correct chipset drivers. When you boot from a Win98 startup diskette "with CD-ROM support" the drives are allocated different letters to normal because of the RAM-DRIVE, which is given a letter [usually D] immediately If you replace newer files you will need to reinstall drivers and/or Dx. Device Driver Not Found Oemcd001 Where'd you find that out?

http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;157924 Reading the thread a couple of thoughts occurred: Regarding: "there is no reference to an E: drive, only the D: drive. These items were: GDI.exe User.exe I also had many Load Start, LoadFail messages, and they all were in the format: LoadStart = c:\windows\fonts\xxx LoadFail = " All of them had failure All Rights Reserved. They are not as prevalent as they used to be, but they are still hanging around on old floppy disks. · actions · 2001-May-7 8:15 am · SlyFox4join:2001-03-16Monterey, CA

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Already have an account? How To Install Windows 98 Step By Step In Dos Mode Jim It didn't ask. (I don't think it asked.) Adv Reply July 5th, 2008 #7 jocko View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Ubuntu addict and loving it Join Date When I try to go to C: I get "Invalid Drive" To Tyger: I had windows 95 installed, but couldn't get my CD player to work to upgrade with windows 98. This page is the only page I could find regarding that system.

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The PCI hardware [items connected to the PCI bus] like NIC, USB, PCI CPU Bridge, IDE Controllers, PCI Video Card, PCI to ISA Bridge, etc [in my BIOS anyway] MUST be Is the Win98 cd you have an upgrade cd or a full install cd?? Windows 98 Cd Rom Driver I was able to view the contents of a disk by typing dir e: Could this be the problem? Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive Thanks again for your help, Ski.

To do this, you're first going to have to identify your CD-ROM drive model. this content Win95 bootdisks do NOT have cd-rom drivers on them unless you got the bootdisk from www.bootdisk.com Go to www.bootdisk.com and download the file for a Win98SE or WinME bootdisk.. So, after hitting cancel and skip file a few times, I was able to open explorer and found that the cd-rom drive was not showing up. FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestredditTumblr Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? Ms Dos Cd Rom Driver

Thanks again all. You could probably install one on this mobo. If Windows says it is not functioning, run a virus scan on your hard drive from an emergency set created on a clean computer. http://macinstruct.net/windows-98/windows-98-cannot-find.html I finally figured it out on my own.

If you can't locate the real mode driver you need on floppy or CD-ROM media or on your hard drive, the next place to try is the Internet. Windows 98 Startup Disk Have you tried to remove the secondary IDE channel in the Device Manager so that Windows can redetect and reinstall the channel? If you load a CDROM driver there, it's possible the drive will vanish in windows.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Re:Win. 98 won't detect IDE CD-ROM by JMarchi

Run "Setup.exe" again and verify the installed hardware components. "Windows 95 provides an option for verifying installed components when Setup detects an existing Windows 95 installation.

If you're unlucky, and your CD-ROM drive doesn't work with any of the generic drivers on the Windows 98 Startup Disk - or if you don't want to take the chance The /D:mscd001 /v part of the line renames the driver when it is loaded into memory. Same error message from the beginning Edited by cmurwin, 12 August 2005 - 05:26 PM. 0 #13 cmurwin Posted 15 August 2005 - 03:08 PM cmurwin New Member Topic Starter Member Windows 98 Download If your using Windows ME, check out the patch list from Tech Spot OS Updates Dec 2, 2004 #4 Didou Bowtie extraordinair!

a very needed thing for me earlier today, see:»HELP Some Kind of bad TCP/IP problemif you care to....might just be helpful one day, and looking from the surface down into Windows Then I throw on Windows 95/98 Plus on top of it, do WindowsUpdate, then apply the "UNOFFICIAL Windows98 Second Edition Service Pack 1.6.2" from http://exuberant.ms11.net/98sesp.html if I'm using Win98SE. TechSpot is a registered trademark. check over here Jim Adv Reply July 5th, 2008 #6 Newuser1111 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Way Too Much Ubuntu Join Date Aug 2007 Beans 259 DistroUbuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Re:

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I also took a look at Compaq's page and tried to find a chipset driver, but all I could find were audio and video (and modem) drivers. I am starting to think this is hopeless and I should just reinstall windows--oh yeah, I forgot, I can't do that because Microsoft is too paranoid to include the d$%& cd do you have the floppy that comes with most 98 SE are you loading 98SE If you can see if you can make a boot floppy cause machine is making a Tricky HUH?

Posted 12 August 2005 - 03:47 PM Murray S. Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,11:30 AM #5 FastLearner View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Jul 2004 Location Fulda, Germany Posts 996 OK. steerpike33Sep 24, 2002, 3:11 AM My CD-ROM is not showing up in Win98se after re-installing the OS. Do both channels show as being enabled in the Device Manager?Unable to Access CD-ROM Drive After Installing Windows 98 Have you checked your version of the Mscdex.exe file?