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As such, when used simultaneously, they can provide you with different angles of the problem in question and, chances are, the combination will help you to discover the solution much quicker. You found the friendliest gaming & tech geeks around. However, if the disk has Microsoft actually printed on it and doesn't have a homemade label, it's a good one.Did she also give you the Product Code for it? Unless it was hidden i didn't see it. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-98/windows-98-client-using-windows-server-2000.html

Don't worry about config.sys -- it's a legacy file and you don't need anything there. And then it crashed and I got the blue screen of death. constant, Nov 17, 2005 #9 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 If it is a ram fault, and that particular error points to ram in almost all the cases billMay 9, 2005, 10:49 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)Hi Jeff Here is where I am at.

Don't know why it worked that time unless the CMOS battery had something to do with it. I mean it's not conclusive evidence but I don't have the means to try a third drive. If there is not anoperating system on the hard drive, the installer will look for a qualifying Win98,95, or 3.x CD in the CD drive (or floppy#1 from the floppy disk lol...my sil had major problems with this thing so thats why my kids got it..i know the CDrom works we were using it shortly before my dear son decided to delete

  1. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - MSCD is a CD drive, the Unit 0 by Ray Harinec / May 17, 2005 12:33 PM PDT In reply to: i see
  2. Ask !
  3. I've made both floppy and CD versions of it and they run both on Win98 and XP.
  4. Is it a full Win 98 CD?
  5. For example, you’ll find registry keys displayed in green, filenames and attributes in magenta, configuration manager information in brown, warnings in blue, and error messages in red.
  6. Enter BIOS and make sure the boot order is thus: Floppy, HD, CD Go to www.bootdisk.com and down the Windows 98 SE Bootdisk OEM Custom (No ramdrive) Use the file to
  7. Bill"Jeff Richards" wrote:> Your description of the floppy boot sounds like what it is supposed to do. > See here for the next step in the installation procedure:> http://home.satx.rr.com/badour/html/w98_restore.html> W98 RESTORE
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  9. Can you outline the steps you are using?
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From what I've read, "Missing Operating System" probably means it has a nasty virus or the hard drive crashed. Says Starting Windows 98 then goes to a Blue screen, Says Master CD Restore Version 1.27, Setting up Restore, will have to format the partition that Setup just created and will I can also tell you how to get it from DOS if you can't locate it either on the cd, on the case it came in, or on the PC itself.TONI At > what step in the procedure did your results differ from the description?> -- > Jeff Richards> MS MVP (Windows - Shell/User)> "Bill" wrote in message > news:[email protected]> >

Then try to boot the system again. They are only needed for DOS games etc.There are possibly ways forward from DOS but we'll await your response and info.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanksmessage vinnyo123 22:42 29 Apr 04 Go into add/remove programsGo to windows programs Remove dialup networkingrebootadd dial up networkingor this! If it does, then we know you actually have W98SE and not W98FE like you believed you did and I can give you the correct cab file number for the other

or not? I do not know what to do next... I have tried the floppy start up disc also. I go through the whole recovery and reload everything the way it was when first purchased.

the himem.sys, dblbuff.sys and ifshlp.sys missing or corrupt Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The boot disk by TONI H / May 17, 2005 5:12 AM PDT In reply https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/190554/how-to-troubleshoot-modem-problems-in-windows-98-98-second-edition The bootup disk is just used for clean operating system's. I'm not quite sure how much Ram she has on their computer. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - In this cse the CD drive is the E drive.

I had no idea how much ram I had before installing WinXP. Get More Info Or just a recovery/restore disk???So while waiting for Toni. The screen goes to black with the current drive prompt. I can just go to a command prompt from the boot up options screen or do a safe mode prompt, and step by step.

I don't think the problem is the CD though as I've used it successfully before on other machines. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). I forgot to partition the hardrive first through fdisk. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-98/windows-98-se-or-upgrade-to-windows-2000.html I will keep trying> Thanks for your help.> Bill Ask a new question Read More Windows Related Resources Replacing W98SE Change the entry for Current User in W98SE memory Key driver

My neighbor's, who know nothing about computers are having a problem with their computer and they asked me to come over and fix it. If a floppy disk was used, the setup (Mtinst.exe) must be run from the hard drive to extract the files to the floppy. for upgrade compliance check"Jeff Richards" wrote:> What happened when you followed the procedure described at that site?

Before it went down, if I remember correctly, it started running very slow and would not boot up some times and would have to reboot.

You want the order to be something like A, C, CD rom if it's available. using the bootdisk and trying to extract, you said you got an error saying 'cannot open' the cab file for the first file you tried to extract which was the dblbuff.sys Enter BIOS and make sure the boot order is thus: Floppy, HD, CD Go to www.bootdisk.com and down the Windows 98 SE Bootdisk OEM Custom (No ramdrive) Use the file to There was no software along with it, just the software that was on the computer.

Those disks work (I use them myself) so most likely you're running into the error of the CPU not being able to access the drive/disk. The slash is known as a switch and the P says to show only one page [screen] of the files on the CD. Or should i format their harddrive and install Windows 95 on it because my Windows 98 cd doesn't work and i do have a windows 95 install disk? this page Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More...

The reason being that W98 First Edition had the first two files in a different cab file than W98 Second Edition, but the himem.sys file is located in Base5.cab for both Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. If the bootup works: Type Fdisk Yes you want the enable large drive support (if it asks) View partition information Delete partitions (delete all partitions on drive) Make primary dos partition

Help in the fight against cancer and other serious illnesses. 12-30-2005, 05:48 PM #7 ss95chevy Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 43 OS: XP Yesterday I put 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. When you pull down the Filter menu, you’ll see that the Hardware Diagnostics tool displays information using all of the general hardware categories, as shown in Figure E.Figure EThe Filter menu