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The motor pulls the tray in and out and the "Disk In" green light works.I have a yellow ! What can I do to solve this problem? solved How don't appear dell's CD drive icon in this PC? I would say for sure that the CD-Rom drivers did not install. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/win-98-does-not-recognize-cd-rom-drives.html

It should say ‘C:\WINXP\I386'. I guess the best thing to do> is just start over with a re-install of Windows (maybe I should bite the> bullet and go to XP!) Thanks for the suggestion.> Well, Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Download Now By clicking Download and installing Driver Downloader ($29.95 USD), I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the Any help would sure be> appreciated.> Thanks,,,Win98 is bad about installing cd drives.. check these guys out

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list the copy files from floppy to C: andy October 25, 2007 at 5:24 am Reply It works on my Toshiba SS1600. It's ready to prep your hard drive for installation. 4) You will need to take the hard drive that you want to install Windows to and install it to your working thankfully I no longer have > to do that.. As with everything potentially superfluous,…Read more                    What are PC ports?

I used build 5584 as I am on Leopard, so it wouldn't be wise to use an older build. It has to do with hooks they put in for the burner software that sometimes cause the drive to disappear. 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. I have checked the forums here, read related posts, and made sure that my VM CD DVD-ROM is configured properly, i.e.

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' Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive KPhoenix September 13, 2008 at 7:32 am Reply There isn't even a win98_21.cab file located on the Windows 98 Installation CD, it's only win98_21.cab - win98_sixty something.cab. Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/163068-31-drive-appearing-win98 In Windows 98, HOW did you determine the drive was missing?Explorer can be told to hide drive letters.

what am I missing here? Can you use your Windows 98SE upgrade CD to do a clean install without having install Windows 98FE first? (I only have an OEM version of Windows 98SE so I don't I tried forcing it by running winnt32 on the semi-setup c: drive, and it tells me that it cannot find the cd-rom. Thanks!

Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive

You could try wiggling the plugs toogie 20:40 01 Jul 05 Thanks for the advice but I am lost when I go into the BIOS. https://forum.parallels.com/threads/cd-rom-drive-doesnt-appear-in-win98.19586/ None of the above suggestions worked. Windows 98 Cd Rom Driver Simon July 18, 2008 at 4:23 am Reply This method works fine. The top result will be regedit.exe, this is the one you want.

Grrrr!> > Funny thing is it _was_ there when I first put this thing together andit> > disappeared. read the full info here And that was the last time that that virtual machine saw the CD drive. especially Creative 52x Cd Rom>>Drives...>>>>Best reason to avoid Win98 these days.. 8 )>>>>Good Luck with your problem.>> Nonsense>> Are you a troll?No, I could just as easily ask if you are Grrrr!Funny thing is it _was_ there when I first put this thing together and itdisappeared.

It's not a good file manager. I have run into problems during installation due to subtle scratches on the surface of the CD or iffy CD drive mechanisms. thx so much for any comment Balaji September 2, 2007 at 2:02 am Reply thk u vry much for helping me in installing winxp in my laptop Newbie September 7, 2007 website here Proffitt Forum moderator / July 5, 2008 11:52 PM PDT In reply to: I think i know a solution So it's unlikely they will still run 98.

NOT! As for the dying drive on the first system, have you tried it on the other system to see if it shows up there? Continue the installation and you are set.

What is nonsense about that?The conclusion you drew.Further, the nonsense about "Best reason to avoid Win98these days".

MSCD000 is the name of the CDdrive but can be anything so long as the same name is used for bothdriver programs. Also, those same drives would not appear to win98 after the installation was complete.. especially Creative 52x Cd Rom Drives...Best reason to avoid Win98 these days.. 8 )Good Luck with your problem. I'm no Microsoft fan, andyet it's pointless to blame any particular product whenthere is not a clear fault.

much as I hate microsoft, winxp certainly has simplified the installation process.. if the hdd is bigger than 40Gb you might have problems like "one of the components that windows needs could not be install". Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/do-all-usb-stick-drives-need-a-driver-for-98.html Next type in the prompt… ‘copy a:\*.* c:\' It will ask if you want to copy over the command.com and a few other system files.

Having one work on a system that you are just putting it into can require a few things. Any help greatly appreciated. from Windows 98? I created an unattended, slipstreamed disc, which I have been using just fine, I can just start the installation, walk away, and come back to an XP Desktop with SP3 and

My PC is running much faster too so well worth downloading..." -Harold W, Chicago "Great after-sales support - thanks for getting everything working again" -Veronique, London, Ontario DVD / CD Help If you receive an "Invalid drive specification" at any point, then the drive was either… a) not partitioned correctly or b) the drive is not hooked up. I cannot find ref to my CD ROM. OAKCDROM.SYS should also be on the Win98 start-updisk, or your system may have a different driver program, likeTAISATAP.SYS or VIDE-CDD.SYS.After rebooting, Win98 should show the CD drive, but if not, trybooting

Thanks asd January 3, 2010 at 2:48 am Reply i have laptop nec versapro va80j no cdroom and no floppy A how can i install windows 98 using network? It was 1.5GB for the C: drive. Mgr.Config.sys, etc. Finally decided to do the logical thing and just re-install Win98from scratch.

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