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In the above example its "/D:mscd001". (If you had 2 drives fitted the second may be /D:mscd002) The /l:D switch sets a drive letter for your CD-ROM. (In this case Drive Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,09:35 PM #11 FastLearner View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Jul 2004 Location Fulda, Germany Posts 996 Hi all. It is really nice owning your own copy of an OS since you can readily reinstall if you have to. When I re-booted the machine, there was no CD ROM listed and the drive was still not recognized. you could try 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. You might be able to point the installer to the various folders, but that only works if the file has already been installed. If you obtain that info, then you can probably resolve the issue. It was followed up by Windows ME.

Windows 98 Cd Rom Driver

marty Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,08:55 PM #10 ski View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Exalted Grand Master Geek Join Date Nov 2001 Location Wyoming Valley Posts 3,399 Now last question, how do I install these puppies? solved CD/DVD ROM Not recognized after adding Hard Drive Will flashing bios delete my hard drive? marks are still there.

I'd like to install the set now (I just need the "Chipset Drvers", yes--not the audio and video?) to get Win 95 up and running while I'm waiting for my copy The cabinet files from the CD may have been copied to the system though, Windows\Options\Cabs is the normal location. because the CD ROM drive is not recognized. How To Install Windows 98 IMiteBable2help, Feb 23, 2009 #8 daniel_b2380 Joined: Jan 31, 2003 Messages: 2,392 uhhhh...

Reply With Quote 12-10-2004,06:17 PM #22 FastLearner View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Jul 2004 Location Fulda, Germany Posts 996 I also went The Visual C++ 2005 runtime is the last to carry Windows 98 support. For example: [config.sys] DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS DEVICEHIGH=C:\DOS\oakcdrom.sys /D:mscd001 LASTDRIVE=F [autoexec.bat] LH C:\DOS\MSCDEX.EXE /D:mscd001 /l:D The first /D: switch is the drive number, which must be the same in both config.sys and autoexec.bat. Wysocki, Feb 20, 2016, in forum: Earlier Versions of Windows Replies: 2 Views: 754 DaveBurnett Feb 23, 2016 Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

Interesting that this is very similar to a system I still have, the Presario 5220, which has a Via chipset and despite being a proprietary Compaq motherboard with integrated video, it Windows Xp Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Thanks in advance. I do not have a Win 98 cd, but I do have a Win98 startup floppy that I made way back when everything was working.

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... https://winworldpc.com/product/windows-98 Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,12:54 PM #7 FastLearner View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Jul 2004 Location Fulda, Germany Posts 996 ok ski, I'll Windows 98 Cd Rom Driver The CD’s where also bootable.Boot from CD instructions - Boot from floppy drive instructions OPTION 1 – Boot From Windows 98 CD1) Change your boot priorities in your system bios to Windows 98 Download PCMCIA Card Services Resource Download Page ~ PCMCIA Support for DOS & Windows 3.1 Floppy disk and CD-Rom support in Windows 98All versions of 98 where supplied on CD-Rom and with

It was in no way, shape, or form directed at any of you. read the full info here But is it the 2nd drive on the cable or the first drive? The portion of the Config.sys file that you're interested in are the lines marked as [CD], where the set of generic CD-ROM drivers are referenced. Note ~ The MS-DOS 6.22 Emergency Boot Disk (EBD) has been replaced on this site with the Bootdisk Project Files, to give a wider selection of MS-DOS versions and to include Windows 98 Boot Disk

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. If you don't do that the drive will never work. The place to look is the config.sys file in the root folder of your C: drive. website here I'll keep you posted.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Vmware This way you won't have to re-boot a million times! This is usually supplied with the drive but may not necessarily have been installed.

That's a start, I guess.

All Rights Reserved. In an attempt to have Windows reload the correct driver, I removed the existing driver from the Device Manager. Are you sure your OS is Win98? Talk about a "catch 22".

Tell us! You may be able to reinstall them from a Compaq driver CD that came with the system by right clicking on the CD-ROM drive in My Computer, click Explore, and double Some CD-ROM Drivers you can try: Oak Technologies Universal IDE CD-ROM Driver ~ 162Kb Download This will get you into almost all of the IDE CD-ROM Drives on the market. ~ http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/usb-with-win98.html When you use the Verify option, Setup reads SETUPLOG.TXT for the installed components and reruns the Setup process to verify all system components." If Setup stalls [because the Win95 disk doesn't

Following installation, the CD-ROM software driver is normally loaded at system startup time via a series of entries in the machine's C:\CONFIG.SYS & C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT files. I have opened the case and reseated everything. Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,10:20 PM #13 malcore View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Grand Master Geek Join Date Jun 2002 Posts 1,984 The 5441 uses the Gigabyte Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,10:13 PM #12 alex666 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Mar 2001 Location Hyde Park, UT 84318 Posts 836 Here's If you see the contents of the CD above, then start in Safe mode, remove all CD-ROM drives from Device Manager, restart normally, and let Windows recognize the drive, and reload Reply With Quote 12-10-2004,10:24 AM #20 Sylvander View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Enthusiastic Amateur Join Date Mar 2002 Location west Lothian, Scotland.