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Arnold Winkelried View Public Profile Visit Arnold Winkelried's homepage! CMOS setup programs differ depending on the brand of BIOS. I run down to our local store and buy a new hard drive (IDE drive with a bigger capacity than the original one). If this is the case, there may be a better way to transfer the data.4.

And, if so, what should I delete and replace? Win 98 on D when it it just the slave Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Calib, Jun 1, 2000. Edited by RolandJS, 25 February 2015 - 09:01 PM. "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." -- Ben Franklin revisited. Back to top #9 Sylveon Fetish Sylveon Fetish Topic Starter Members 364 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:08:55 PM Posted 23 February 2015 - 10:24 AM I mentioned already that I Continued

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? This also depends on the value of the data. to be sure there should be a "detect IDE channels" or something similar available.

I need help with a computing problem Fill out this form to submit your issue to the UITS Support Center. Boot the computer with a boot disk and go to the cab directory that you made and run setup. Your prior D: will now boot and be recognized as C:. Yes you can.

All applications that you currently have will need to be installed on the new PC if you want them.Another method might be to use somebody else?s portable CD burner just to by Greatfuldead101 / September 3, 2004 1:29 AM PDT In reply to: Re: Install old hard drive as slave drive? carnivorousplant, the drive actually comes with software to make a complete "disk image" copy. (More on that below). Decide how many virtual drives you wish to make on the new hard drive.

If you currently have a problem receiving email at your IU account, enter an alternate email address. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Any help please? Let it rip, takes about 45 minutes. 7 Gigs is way more than you need for your purposes, 1 gig is more than adequate.

by PatrynXX / September 3, 2004 2:01 AM PDT In reply to: Install old hard drive as slave drive? http://www.pcguide.com/vb/archive/index.php/t-9615.html by R. One Will Not Format Mar 9, 2010 Install Windows XP on Slave drive Sep 3, 2006 Installing windows 98 on a external hard drive Apr 10, 2007 Having problems with installing Also reverse their position on the data cable (ribbon cable that plugs into the motherboard.

KeithWindows ME (spare computer) Windows XP 2002 Professional SP3 (desktop computer) Windows 7 Professional SP1 32bit(laptop computer) Windows 8 64bit spare drive for laptop computer Back to top #13 vegassounder vegassounder I'll try again so please understand that I'm a hardware guy and pretty much brain-dead when it comes to software.Well the genuine Win98SE CD's are bootable (both of mine are but Are we working with two IDEs, or two SATAs. Backing up important files If the new hard disk is intended to replace the old one, you may want to copy some of your more important files to the new hard

Calib, Jun 1, 2000 #1 Sponsor brianF Joined: Dec 2, 1999 Messages: 12,041 Seems to me it would be easier to remove the old drive, install the new drive, boot Any chance one is set to 'cable select' rather than master or slave? FAT32 is not compatible with DOS or Windows NT, so if you plan to dual-boot with another operating system, do not enable Large Disk Support. Click here to Register a free account now!

HOWEVER - The drive that I used was strictly a data drive to begin with and had no operating system installed on it. Just get the data files...don't try to transfer programs that are not DOS-based. Then jumper this drive as a master, jumper the Original C as a slave .

That's where the grey cables from the harddrives plug into the motherboard.

As for installing more than one OS - that is called dual booting, and there is a ton of info about that in the networking forum, and you can take a a blank drive will just run as a blank storage driveClick to expand... Fry's showed me there were, at that time, two different types of SATA controllers and HDs. After you have formatted the drive you can just go back to D:\ and type Setup to start the install procedure.The other thing that you have to watch doing a fresh

carnivorousplant, I believe both drives are on the same IDE controller with the CD-rom drive being by itself on another IDE controller. vd View Public Profile Find all posts by vd #6 12-23-2000, 03:42 PM kinoons Guest Join Date: Jan 2000 Quote: Originally posted by beatle You'll need to set Find all posts by handy #8 12-23-2000, 10:18 PM Skelji Guest Join Date: Aug 2000 Quote: Originally posted by kinoons contary to popular belief the jumper setting on but win98 will not.

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. kinoons View Public Profile Find all posts by kinoons #10 12-23-2000, 10:43 PM carnivorousplant KB not found. There must be a corrupt file and if I only knew what it was called I could simply copy that file from the 20gig HD and paste (overwrite the corrupt file) If you have more than one partition on the drive and you want to combine them you would run Fdisk.exe to remove all partitions then setup a new Primary DOS Partition

Reboot the computer to activate the new partition. Oh well. In addition, the new drive's geometry must be registered with the computer's CMOS setup (sometimes called the BIOS). I did mention before that my experience with Windows is scant, but what little experience I do have is telling me that thereís no way itís going to be as simple

Then, install Win98 on the new (formerly D: now C: ) drive. C:\=20gig, D:\=80gig, E:\=80gig, F:\=CD, G:\=DVD (only exception 80gig is listed twice)Well if you've backed up the files you've made then thats all you can do. handy View Public Profile Visit handy's homepage! The jumper settings are determining what my boot drive is, and I never had to use fdisk.

Got a question, see if anyone can help me out on this one.