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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Win. 98 won't detect IDE CD-ROM by silent_g / December 26, 2003 7:52 AM PST In reply to: Re:Win. 98 won't detect IDE That got me to chuckling here. 10 9/21/2006 (2:06 pm) by Will Will (2088 Posts) Although it tickled my funny bone to have seen that I had forgotten about the I'd really like to see this through to the end. Reply With Quote Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Windows Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Forum Information website here

Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,01:46 PM #8 FastLearner View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Jul 2004 Location Fulda, Germany Posts 996 Getting ready to 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. I've tried both enabling and disabling digital audio and checked the volume settings. Within Device Manager, verify the CD-ROM has no exclamation marks or red X's. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/190303

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If you're lucky, you'll have this either on a floppy disk or CD-ROM that came with your drive. Thanks. Verify computer running in 32-bit mode Windows 95 and Windows 98 users only Verify that your computer is running in 32-bit mode by clicking Start, Settings, Control Panel, double-click System, and

Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 25 of 56 Thread: win98 can't detect cd-rom Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this CD-ROM cables connected improperly If you have recently installed or moved your computer, verify that the CD-ROM cables are properly connected. You can find it at http://www.mitsumi.com (under Drivers and Manuals, look for ide158.exe). Windows 98 Startup Disk I hope this helps Robert, Mar 4, 1999 #5 sxe Guest Thread Starter Thanks Robert and everyone else that helped.

Reply With Quote 12-10-2004,05:52 AM #16 FastLearner View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Jul 2004 Location Fulda, Germany Posts 996 The exact message Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive Was this page useful? You can see if the media sound can be heard in this fashion. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/190303 Now if you recommended booting from a WIN98 boot floppy that might have worked, but it doesn't have drivers for all CD drives.

No doubt about it. Windows 98 Download Slide the drive out of its bay and you ought to be able to find a sticker somewhere on its casing that identifies its unique FCC ID. It's been a while since I used it, so I don't remember how I messed up the settings (probably playing with something i shouldn't have. the CDROM is a IDE cdrom running the C:\CDROMDRV\ATAPICD.SYS driver in the config.sys.

Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive

BTW, you are all more than welcome to stop by for dinner, but you have to fly here first... But then of course I can't use it in safe mode) What is happening, why can't windows see my drive, and how can I fix it?!! Windows 98 Cd Rom Driver Download The place to look is the config.sys file in the root folder of your C: drive. How To Install Windows 98 From Cd Step By Step Do you think I would have better luck with that?

In Windows 98, HOW did you determine the drive was missing?Explorer can be told to hide drive letters. Discover More We'll use BEJCRD-8322B as an example of how to locate a download of the associated real mode driver and how to add it to your Windows 98 Startup disk. Please consider a donation to The PC Guide Tip Jar. If you cannot read the contents of a CD in the drive by typing E:dir, then the drive is likely dead. Windows 98 Cd Drive Not Ready

Articles Blogs Advanced Search Forum PC Operating System and Software Troubleshooting and Assistance Windows win98 can't detect cd-rom Custom Search Join the PC homebuilding revolution! The FDD is not on the PCI bus, but perhaps the conflicts got it involved. sxe, Mar 4, 1999 #6 LarryCore Guest Thread Starter Now I just need someone to call me Robert and life will be great... http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/modem-problem-with-win98.html Windows 98 users If the above recommendations have been attempted, try booting from a Windows 98 diskette or other bootable diskette with CD-ROM drivers to see if the CD-ROM works from

Thanks again and you have proved the worth of the Tech Support Guy. Repeat this for each item of hardware that causes a stall. Worth a shot...

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For instructions on cleaning your CDs and disc drive, see the computer cleaning page. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. 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. SiS chipset for K6-2, SiS 530 onboard video.

Too, you may want to upgrade the Windows '98 machine when you can--Win98 is fraught with memory leaks security holes and is much less functional than even an upgrade to Windows I have opened the case and reseated everything. Gr3iz replied Feb 6, 2017 at 10:50 PM Loading... read the full info here All rights reserved.

Documentation says that for win98 no mscdex is required in the autoexec.bat but without it I cannot use the cdrom, but with it I get windows is running in compatibility mode