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Don't know if this is unique to these build disks (probably is) but I'm pretty sure that should put any HD problems out of the equation until later on and that's I am now going to follow your steps above and see if I can get this thing up and running. Twinnie, Oct 20, 2010 #9 kench Private First Class if your usb stick is set up like a floppy maybe set your first boot device to floppy drive and see what If that does not work, then double click on the primary and secondary IDE controllers in Device Manager, and let us know what it says under 'Device Status' in the General website here

By the way, we're all coming over for dinner tomorrow. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. W95 needed a boot floppy to load the cdrom drivers for your particular cdrom. It's the only device on that cable.On both systems, DOS can't find E: and in the Windows Device Manager, there are no CD-ROM Drives (or CD-ROM controllers).However, on both systems, the https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/win-98-won-t-detect-ide-cd-rom-6715/

Windows 98 + Cd Rom Driver

Jumpers not set properly Not all disc drives will boot properly if the jumpers are not set properly. SiS chipset for K6-2, SiS 530 onboard video. 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.

They are: Under PCI Bus, subheading SiS 5513 Dual PCI IDE controller, there are two items with yellow exclamations: 1) Primary IDE Controller (dual fifo) 2) Secondary IDE Controller (dual fifo) W98SE never finishes. ( Safe Mode).3. Glad you've found a solution! :) Report • Start a discussion Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Do you think airlines should remove in-seat Read the all-new, FREE 200-page online guide: How to Build Your Own PC! NOTE: Using robot software to mass-download the site degrades the server and is prohibited.

Do I have to have these drivers in a certain folder? Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive I would never intentionally uninstall chipset drivers. Reply With Quote 12-09-2004,10:47 AM #4 FastLearner View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Master Geek Join Date Jul 2004 Location Fulda, Germany Posts 996 Looks like I why not find out more They are all Windows related.

Then I could use the Windows XP CD to reformat and install Windows. MS XP floppy install You will still need the XP CD to complete the installation. The motherboard drivers.Current? It didn't get me anywhere.

Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive

I didn't see autoexec,bat at all, believe it or not. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000217.htm Newbie, bet you didn't expect all this help. Windows 98 + Cd Rom Driver I do, however, have yellow exclamation points in 3 places. Operating System Not Found No biggie, since I just ordered an actual Win 98 disk from eBay (with license).

Calif. Discover More TechSpot is a registered trademark. Noone one has seen one, to my knowledge. I went into config.sys to remove any refernces to smartdrive.exe (as per the article Sylvander recommended), but config.sys has no data in it.

These allocations are then used at each and every startup. Back to top #7 Drovers Dog Drovers Dog Members 1,048 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Brisbane, Australia Local time:03:03 PM Posted 02 April 2010 - 04:10 AM Yet another example of the they are cdfs.vxd and cdvsd.vxd. useful source Edited by Stang777, 01 April 2010 - 11:36 PM.

This page is the only page I could find regarding that system. Remember that XP now needs to be at SP2 level to receive on-line updates. I have an old Compaq Presario with all original hardware, including a cd rom drive.

None of these things should have happened due to changing a monitor.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • #3 Pezzer August 27, 2013 at 08:12:55

Posts 13,480 While initializing IOS: Windows protection error. I'd really like to see this through to the end. In Windows 98, HOW did you determine the drive was missing?Explorer can be told to hide drive letters. To boot from a CD, you must have a CD that is stated to be bootable.

Please try again now or at a later time. Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows 95/98Installation Can't boot from Win98 startup disk. Ask a question and give support. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/dual-boot-xp-me.html The important thing is that the CD-ROM drive works on another system, and you can see the contents of a CD when booting from the Windows boot floppy on your system,

Progress (even if only a little). If it is scratched, that could cause the problem. by R. tgell, Oct 20, 2010 #8 Twinnie Private E-2 Some of the old PCs are IDE but we've also boot plenty of SATAs off these build disks.

Visa/MC/Paypal accepted. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Win. 98 won't detect IDE CD-ROM by JMarchi / December 26, 2003 12:08 AM PST In reply to: Win. 98 won't detect IDE I've used Microsoft Virtual PC before and had no problems with it. See More ↓ #4 T-R-A April 11, 2012 at 18:47:11 Installing from USB or CD isn't mandatory.

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