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Windows 98 D: Drive Help Needed. My Parents

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OrangeredStilton[S] 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago*(3 children)You're in luck: I managed to dig out an old old animation I wrote for a competition, that lives in a bootsector. It's funny that it isn't documented. Except there was no way to get Windows onto the system: no CD drive, no FDD, no USB slots. At the A:\>prompt, type fdisk. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-98/windows-98-not-recognizing-cd-drive.html

I did, though, have the foresight that I couldn't type in 12kB of hex without screwing it up somewhere, so I modified my plan a little: Break the Xmodem program into This version of Windows includes support for large disks, resulting in more efficient use of disk space on large drives, and allowing disks over 2GB to be formatted as a single This will be a necessary part of the process. i'm not joking, you'd be surprised how many electrical systems respond to this treatment: laptops, mobiles, PDAs. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-98-d-drive-help-needed-my-parents.444533/

All rights reserved. This is a Reddit rule. They were labeled blah.1, blah.2, etc. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]u1tralord 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago(3 children)True, but considering it takes roughly a minute for each attempt at decryption, its some intense bruteforcing.

For when there are noCDrom Dos drivers in the autoexec.bat and config.sys files. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]nerdguy1138GNU Terry Pratchett 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago(4 children)That actually makes the keyspace much smaller. bootdisk.com. SolMiester09-02-2006, 11:28 AMYes of course, good idea, place the drive in another pc and copy the cd to the drive.

many hours later Windows 98 was installed. It's usually better not to use this software, but to use FDISK, which comes with DOS and Windows. If you are installing a drive larger than 500MB, make sure that LBA or Large mode is turned on before you do the auto-detect. Ps: woulda been MUCH better to do a 'upgrade' install where you simply changed the entire system from 95 to 98 but left everythign intact......this is actually pretty easy, unfortunately for

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]OrangeredStilton[S] 14 points15 points16 points 9 months ago(0 children)Stuck in the spam filter, unfortunately: https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupportmacgyver/comments/4p0gyu/ permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Capt_BlackmooreZombie IT 29 points30 points31 points 9 months ago(0 children)I'm seriously impressed with the convoluted ingenuity. What will it's name (probably) be? The drivers would almost certainly still work with Win98 if the drive was ok. Create Extended DOS Partition 3.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]asphaltdragonHates a Dell. More Bonuses One thing to bare in mind, is that when you boot with a floppy disk, you get an option at one point to load with or without CD support, i'm not I'd just buy them an Ideapad 100S and be done with it. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]MaxWyght 1 point2 points3 points 9 months ago(0 children)Lost in translation.

There are defaults, but it's best to be explicit like this. Get More Info Yep if I happen accross an old one somewhere, I'll put it in for them. There are also copies of the registry files it created during installation in c:\windows\system32\config\repair\ but they should be a last resort. Also, I Googled for an answer before I ever>>posted here and didn't come up with anything.

  1. Now when it boots up, it will go through the hardware install proceedure again.
  2. Turn the computer on.
  3. org 100h or ecx,-1 input: mov ah,06h mov dl,0FFh int 21h jz output xor cl,al bits: shr ecx,1 jnc clear xor ecx,0EDB88320h clear: shl dl,1 jnz bits jmp input output: rol
  4. That loads it.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Wizzle-Stick 2 points3 points4 points 9 months ago(5 children)"man, i need to reinstall windows...what will i do...i know, i will write the thing from fucking scratch!" holy christ man, it would have See our List of Essential Links instead. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-98/windows-98-max-hard-drive-size.html Most current CMOS setup programs can auto-detect the hard drive's geometry, so you usually will not have to input the drive parameters (cylinders, heads, and sectors).

Relationship to Indiana University --Select One-- Student Faculty member Staff member Affiliate Alumnus/Alumna Applicant Emeritus faculty member Parent Retired staff member Other My comment concerns this document Your comments Captcha Submit permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]the_seraphim 2 points3 points4 points 9 months ago(1 child)It's very original iron man isn't it... It will also be useful in an emergency.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OrangeredStilton[S] 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago(1 child)Reading back over the source, it looks like all the rotation work happens using that memory area as temporary storage.

You will also need to make the new drive a master drive or stand-alone drive. Do you know if it can autodetect the encryption algorithm like veracrypt can? Edit: I somehow didn't see your link permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OrangeredStilton[S] 15 points16 points17 points 9 months ago(7 children)Yeah, I'm not that good. Create Logical DOS Drive(s) in the Extended DOS Partition Enter choice (1) Press Esc to return to FDISK Options Choose option 1, "Create Primary DOS Partition", and press Enter.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]OrangeredStilton[S] 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago(0 children)I have Mickens' The Night Watch bookmarked, which is a great dive into the surrealist mind of a systems hacker, and why one would I Run setup from the driver floppy, then edit config.sys so it reads "device=c:\cddrv.sys /d:MSCD001" Exactly that? solved Setup Raid Drivers with no floppy ATI Mobility Radeon 7000 IGP drivers for Win98? this page Does that mean that I broke it by trying that? :S Cheers, roddy Graham L12-02-2006, 02:25 PMI've never broken them by doing that.

v. Feel free to submit my crc32 for hacking, I'm fairly sure there are inefficiencies since I just cropped features out of the original code, without touching the algorithm. You can connect up to four drives to one controller. cwtcc55, Feb 21, 2006 #1 JohnWill Retired Moderator Joined: Oct 19, 2002 Messages: 106,414 It could be that the drive has simply died.

But watch out for Mitsui, Philips, Sony ... One thing that will happen is that it will not recognize it's new hardware environment. Do i just chuck it on a floppy somehow then whack it in the floppy drive and it should be good as gold? By this point, the data previously stored has been destroyed, so press Y.

Even more reason to do the HDD install :) :) roddy_boy11-02-2006, 10:44 AMK I don't know if I'm doing this right... Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. This will return you to the A:\ drive. Systems people discover bugs by waking up and discovering that their first-born children are missing and “ETIMEDOUT ” has been written in blood on the wall.

A new ENUM will be created. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Ambroiseur 9 points10 points11 points 9 months ago(0 children)Still better than I would have done though permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]u1tralord 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago(5 children)Im at that same situation now. Replace the drive, install W95 on it again, install CAD again, and then copy the CAD folder or just the database file that's on the cd back to the new harddrive Rule ∞ : Don't be a jerk.