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They are great for retro systems because they have driver support on a broad range of operating systems: WinXP/2K/NT4/98/95/3.1/DOS. If you want a stable laptop, start from an OEM, bare bones, installation of '98SE. IDE Controller gone bad in Win98 Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sojum, Jul 16, 2001. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

Look at the screens below. The Intel 430TX and 440LX chipset drivers for the hard drive controller, PIIX4, for example, more than doubled the transfer rates to a UDMA33 HD. Notebooks tend to have some strange hardware not found in desktop machines. It never did work correctly unless it was installed manually.

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In either case the number of files is huge, and WIN98 has so many graphically oriented screens. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I understand i change the boot device to SCSI within the bios?

I'll give it a try and post the results. This was the latest release of '95. The article is at http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q189/5/18.asp?FR=0. It takes about 30 minutes to load vs.

I think going 33 to 100 should be noticeable, and the HDD in my PIII system already supports UDMA100 (but currently running at 33). Windows 98 Not Recognizing Cd Drive My poor HD used to be fast! You told the installation wizard to look in the C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS directory. ( They only copied over to the disk during a proper, dealer installation.) Most of the support drivers where there. Microsoft isn't doesn't advertise these facts.

The same problems that happen with '95 SR2.5C still occur with WIN98 OEM, however. Almost 5 years ago... After the upgrade CD installs on a WIN95 machine, a bare PC will have 370MB used on a FAT16 HD. It would be the most expensive part in the entire PC .

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swaaye Moderator Posts: 6712Joined: 2002-7-22 @ 21:24Location: WI, USA Top Reply with quote Re: The best PCI IDE controller? Based on the author's extremely popular Windows Annoyances web site (http://www.annoyances.org), Windows 98 Annoyances provides an authoritative collection of techniques for customizing Windows 98, including: Useful keyboard shortcuts that let you Windows 98 Cd Rom Driver While installing a video driver I received the message, "This software driver is designed for Windows 95. As long as the SSD and the controller card get along, everything will be fine and stupid fast (when the CPU isn't a bottleneck).

I tested this card on a ASUS CUSL-2M (S370) and Iwill AX100 Plus (Super Socket 7). http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/cd-rom-win98.html that WIN95 needs to operate. In the example above the sound card isn't even in the correct section. by vetz » 2013-2-18 @ 15:01 I own that card, stay away from it!

by R. Start screens respond much slower, although the machine runs just fine. Stay logged in Sign up now! http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-98/usb-with-win98.html So, a 48K file uses 64K of disk space.

If you accidentally transposed a digit or two, it still loaded. WIN98 in contrast handles a lot of hardware automatically without any special effort. In contrast WIN95's list is weak 3D accelerators, GPS cards, Scanners, Tape drive controllers, etc. -- all of these and more are new and built into '98.

The key word is properly.

WIN98 on a FAT32 drive takes 422MB, 130MB less than a FAT16 drive. 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 That was one of the DOJ's points in its lawsuit of Microsoft. by swaaye » 2013-2-15 @ 21:20 I like the SATA card because I can plug in a SSD.

by PowerPie5000 » 2013-2-15 @ 19:13 I'm thinking about getting a cheap ATA 66/100 PCI IDE controller as my SE440BX-2 board only supports upto ATA 33 (and the HDD it's using http://firstweb.promise.com/upload/Supp ... retrofool Newbie Posts: 55Joined: 2011-8-02 @ 18:38Location: Nova Scotia Top Reply with quote Re: The best PCI IDE controller? Less PCI card juggling when you find out that some cards aren't getting along.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. It's that simple. Neither the drivers for the 334 or the REV3D are in WIN98, although both cards have in the channel long before WIN98 released. For Number Nine video, for example, they added support for the 332 and 772 video cards.

brianF, Jul 16, 2001 #2 sojum Thread Starter Joined: Jul 16, 2001 Messages: 21 The error messages are not very enlightening (to me anyway). Everything does work, but it is a subset of the full '98 product. That's exactly the problem I'm having. Most of the time a simple text editing will fix the driver's configuration file.

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Do not try to upgrade with the OEM version of '98 if your PC has SR2.5C on it or if you installed I.E. 4.0. Having one work on a system that you are just putting it into can require a few things. Make sure that install '98 2nd edition.

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