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Other software (e.g. We suggest that you have your boot options setup similar to the example below. 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 bravo. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/new-cdrw-not-recognized-in-win98.html

You'll probably find that your CD is now recognised, and you can drag files to it from windows explorer. I'm hoping it didn't write to the bios. If you dont want to partition then just boot with the boot disk, no CD support, at A:\> type in "format C: /u". (The u will blow off that screwy registry), You may also need to select Start Recovery and OK to get to the Recovery Screen containing the Advanced Options button.

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If applicable for your computer and disc drive, verify that the CD-ROM or DVD drive has the jumpers set properly. Open Device Manager. Make sure the disc type is compatible with both systems (CD-R, DVD+R, etc...) See the document CD and DVD Format Information.

CDROM does not show up in device manager in normal mode, but when I go to safe mode, it's in device manager CDROM ATAPI 48XCDROM I get the following sometimes when Under Performance by File System, verify it says '32-bit'. Note: If the disc drive is not opening when you press the eject button, check the power cable on the CD-ROM drive to make sure it is connected securely and properly. If, after two or three attempts, you cannot enter a system recovery screen, your computer does not have a recovery partition.

If several discs work but one does not, the disc is probably bad or is scratched. How To Install Windows 98 If you have jumpered it correctly on the second system, then it should work. You will see a blue screen with the dates of 5 previous registry backups. If all but one or two discs fail, the disc drive is bad or dirty.

Jan 5, 2004 #5 Shiney TS Booster Posts: 157 I agree with nic on this, also you may want to check that DMA mode is enabled for the drive in device How to test a computer CD-ROM or DVD drive for failures. Tip: If you enter the boot menu and the CD-ROM or DVD drive is not listed as an option remove the disc from the computer, turn off the computer, press the When I re-booted the machine,there was no> > CD> > > ROM listed and the drive was still not recognized.

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I think i know a solution by Nivarion / July 5, 2008 3:31 PM PDT In reply to: Win. 98 won't detect IDE his explanation 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. Windows 98 Cd Rom Driver Download Register now! Windows 98 Download The motherboard drivers.Current?

The Gscdrom.sys file is the real mode driver. Discover More On the Media support list http://www.btcusa.com/english/3-2-1MediaSupport_cdrw_cdr.htm I noticed the manufacturer "Great Quality" isn't on the list. Looks like I'll go get a Maxwell brand. If you determine the CD is getting errors when being read, try first cleaning the CD before looking for a replacement.

Missing CD-ROM in Win98 Win98se/Reboot/No-CD-Rom DVD/CD ROM not recognized by bios, but works after Win2000 starts CD Rom will not recognize win 7 install disk My laptop with win vista as If you're lucky, you'll have this either on a floppy disk or CD-ROM that came with your drive. Remove ALL drives, ALLcontrollers (except FIFOs, which can't be removed,) and the Systemdevice called PCI Bus. useful source When I get into bios, I can not find "auto detect hard drives".

No, create an account now. Are you sure your OS is Win98? Step 8: Using hardware diagnostic software to test the drive If the drive still cannot read the disc, use hardware diagnostic software to help determine if the drive has failed.

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Using a text editor such as Wordpad, add a line that references the gscdrom.sys file. The boot disk wouldn't run the CD drive at that point anyway so even replacing the windows drivers seemed pointless. Do NOT click Next. Continue troubleshooting.

Additional information How to create a bootable Windows USB drive. Remove it as you said from device manager and power off the computer. I had the problem of Incd not allowing me to format a CDRW for UDF packet writing (drag and drop) so i could use it like a floppy or hard drive. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/cd-rom-win98.html When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.

Byidentityless ยท 9 replies Jan 5, 2004 I have the BTC CD Burner. Back to top #15 Leurgy Leurgy Voted most likely Members 3,831 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Local time:12:04 AM Posted 25 April 2005 - 08:22 PM Rimmer This problem Thank you sooooo very much. I have not physically changed anything inside this system.

However, if the CD-ROM does not work, refer to the next and final possibility. I think my problem is more envolved. Yes.At what point will this system recognize the CDROM?Reboot with the boot disk and choose CD support.But first try these:Do what jbravo suggested.Boot to safe mode, go to device manager and Ihope.

Modify your browser's settings to allow Javascript to execute. Press esc, F10 (to save and exit) and see if its back.What was on that CD that you loaded? Close the Properties window and select the CD Drive name. In Windows XP, click Start, and right-click My Computer.

Type the drive letter for the drive that contains the disc followed by a colon (:). Any and all help will be greatly appreciated. You need to go into the bios to see whats going on.