If the troubled machine is running Windows 98 SE, then you must use a machine that’s also running Windows 98 SE to create the disk.On the good machine, insert a blank, Join Us! *Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. This tends to be a long and tedious process.To do so, first check your CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT files for any real mode drivers that the system might be loading. Ask ! this contact form
This allows you to reinstall Windows from the CD and to access any CD-ROM based utilities that you may require.Safe ModeIf your system is suffering from a Windows Protection Error or Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Wilky06-12-2003, 12:03 PM> No, 'fdisk /mbr' will erase the Master Boot Record - > you will be required to use a boot disk to boot your > machine after that until Most of the other antivirus programs on the market simply quarantine infected files rather than trying to repair the damage. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/221512
Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. That should make the system bootable again. If Windows won’t boot into Safe Mode, you’ll usually have to reinstall Windows to fix the problem.Windows Protection ErrorsA Windows Protection Error is an error that occurs during boot up. Ed FairGive the wrong symptoms, get the wrong solutions.
Doing "fdisk /mbr" just restores the MBR to the original. Is there a way to repair Windows 98 SE without reinstalling the OS and losing all the data on the machine? I am trying to repair this supposedly win98 setup. Windows 98 Repair Disk I just recognize that no WINDOWS folder on D!!
Fortunately, there are some relatively easy techniques you can use to diagnose and repair stubborn boot problems. Windows 98 System Recovery If you have a complete backup of your original 98 installation, then you can get it back up (probably). I used WinXP to move the folders of Win98 between the FAT32 hard drives. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/get-it-done-troubleshoot-windows-98-startup-problems-with-these-tips/ how to repair physically damaged Beats Studio 2.0 By Dr.
Delivered Daily Subscribe Best of the Week Our editors highlight the TechRepublic articles, galleries, and videos that you absolutely cannot miss to stay current on the latest IT news, innovations, and Windows 98 Boot Disk If 98 does not start you will need to complete Windows 98 setup. edfair (TechnicalUser) 25 Oct 07 00:30 I suspect that what was mentioned was \windows\system\sfc.exe but I don't know if it will run from the underlying DOS.Normally is called from start>run>sfc but This will uninstall the driver that’s associated with each device.
Now freezes/crash/repair/shutdown on Windows 7 Startup Screen. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/possible-to-do-repair-install-with-win-98-cd.62611/ No, create an account now. How To Repair Windows 98 Step By Step also i have tried to get to safe mode but i cant get that far. Repair Windows 98 Boot I experienced WinXP on F: was down when I reinstalled Win98 on C: but I don't need to keep anything on F:.
RE: Repairing Win98Se WITHOUT reinstalling? It overights the main master boot record with the backup copy. For example, the master boot record could have been corrupted, destroyed, or overwritten by a virus. I kind of figured that was what XP and 2000 did, but, like I said...I'm not as firmiliar with 98!! Windows 98 Repair Command
I think those four files will allow you to install 98. Use the command ATTRIB -R -S -H IO.SYS and you can dlete the file. -- Mathias Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Applications and Operating Systems Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages System won't boot into safemode, and scanreg /fix AND /restore did not work. Comments Facebook Linkedin Twitter More Email Print Reddit Delicious Digg Pinterest Stumbleupon Google Plus Powered by Livefyre Add your Comment Editor's Picks IBM Watson: The inside story Rise of the million-dollar
You should now be able to boot the failing PC without the repair disk.If the PC still doesn’t boot, you’ll may end up reinstalling Windows. Windows 98 Iso When the system reboots, Windows will detect each device in the computer one at a time. RE: Repairing Win98Se WITHOUT reinstalling?
System Optimization and PC Performance Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? So, if your CD was set to "D" you'd enter D: and then hit ENTER. All rights reserved.Unauthorized reproduction or linking forbidden without expressed written permission. Learn More.
I'm actually better than average when it comes to working on comuters (not meaning to brag) but unfortunately...My experience comes with XP and 2000!! HalComps (IS/IT--Management) 28 Aug 07 22:13 if you go here you can get a boot disk that will help you replace the files needed to boot windows back up.http://www.bootdisk.com/bootdisk.htmand here goes It is as close to a repair as you can get with 98. -- Mathias Reply With Quote 09-25-2004,10:08 AM #5 computer_kid1 View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Insomniac, May 11, 2005 #4 rogvalcox MajorGeek Ok...so just to make sure I understand what you are saying...I just do a regular install on the same partition as the pre-existing windows,
Being that she has Win 98, with NO updates (can you believe that!!) I figured I would just repair windows instead of fighting each and every individual problem!! Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.Tek-Tips Posting Policies Jobs Jobs from Indeed What: Where: jobs by Link To This Forum! You can always consult Microsoft’s Support Web site for more details specific to your GPF error.
Possible to do repair install with win 98 cd Discussion in 'Software' started by rogvalcox, May 11, 2005. Register Help Remember Me? Roger rogvalcox, May 11, 2005 #5 Robert Sergeant Hi There I dug deep for this but it may be the way to go if I understand your problem correctly QUOTE drcspy06-12-2003, 05:49 AMboot with floppy and at the A:> type in fdisk /mbr then hit enter then restart normally cyberchuck06-12-2003, 06:21 AMNo, 'fdisk /mbr' will erase the Master Boot Record -
You can do so by repeatedly pressing the F8 key during the earliest phases of the Windows 98 boot process. AnonymousAug 26, 2005, 2:10 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 07:02:09 -0700, cates2 >I want to SOMEHOW repair my Win98 without losing my user files that Normally, this error is caused by either a PCI device conflict a bad device driver. Ch3apSk8 (TechnicalUser) (OP) 12 Aug 07 17:38 A friend of mine was trying to install a 2GB Sandisk Cruzer flash drive on his Windows 98SE machine.
A virus corrupting a critical Windows system file can also cause the error. Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Software > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware If anybody has any other suggestions, I'm all ears!!!! I however, had nothing to lose AND all to gain because of my situation.Don't know if there would have been any other method of resolving other than reformatting the hard drive
Reply With Quote 09-23-2004,04:54 PM #4 rraehal View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Ultimate Member Join Date Jan 2002 Location Denver, Colorado, USA Posts 3,867 You can do a lot From the A drive: Type FDISK /MBR and press enter. Thanks Again Roger rogvalcox, May 12, 2005 #7 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Your name or email address: Do My System Start-up disk for this > particular PC has disappeared so I copied the missing files from another PC > and restarted, only to find there were more missing files!