Talk With Other Members Be Notified Of ResponsesTo Your Posts Keyword Search One-Click Access To YourFavorite Forums Automated SignaturesOn Your Posts Best Of All, It's Free! by Bob__B / May 14, 2008 6:50 AM PDT In reply to: Repairing Corrupted Registry for Windows 98SE OS Can you boot to safe mode?No w98/restore cd???......shame on you!!! Most of the system’s device drivers aren’t loaded, and neither are any of your startup applications. I didn't mean, using a windows 98 cd to repair XP or 2000!! Check This Out
Click the plus sign next to each device category to reveal the specific hardware that’s installed in your system. edfair (TechnicalUser) 12 Aug 07 19:27 An "over the top" reinstall will do what you want.It is a reinstall but doesn't overwrite programs or data.Just be sure to to put the As each device is detected, supply the driver that you’ve downloaded for the device. Put the drive back in its home machine - it should boot to 98. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/42644-Win98-Repair
I'm working on a friends computer, and I'm trying not to run the risk of loosing all of her stuff she has on there now!! Boot from win98 boot floppy with just the drive you want 98 on connected (formatted active fat32 partititon).2. Infield (TechnicalUser) 28 Feb 08 20:55 I have a similar but much worse problem. Start Here · Top Freeware Picks · Malware Removal · HowTo's · Compatibility Database · Geektionary · Geek Shopping · Free Magazines · Useful Links · Top Freeware Picks · [email protected]
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Start Menu 87. PART 1The Microsoft Windows 98 CD-ROM Startup Menu, select option 2 either using the arrow keys or by just pressing the number 2 on the keyboard, press enter.Now you will have Windows 98 Boot Disk Resources Join | Indeed Jobs | Advertise Copyright © 1998-2016 ENGINEERING.com, Inc.
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Be sure to uninstall the video card (listed under Display Adapters) last. Windows 98 Iso If you have an OEM computer then it could be on the side or back of your computer. At this point, type the following command: SETUP /pf. You will know that your computer will/has booted of CD-ROM when the following screen appears.
The SYS C: command reinstalls the COMMAND.COM file and the hidden IO.SYS and MSDOS.SYS files. http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1397750 If you have a change of mind then press Exit Setup. How To Repair Windows 98 Step By Step Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Repair Windows 98 Boot A virus corrupting a critical Windows system file can also cause the error.
Now, boot the failing machine from the disk that you’ve created. Windows will begin loading normally and then stop abruptly, displaying the Windows Protection Error message. by R. this contact form Check out device manager for unknown devices, likely items are Network Cards, Sound Cards, Printers, Scanners, Graphics Cards, Digital Cameras, plus any other item you have.THE ENDwww.windowsreinstall.com Tags: install 98 from
I experienced WinXP on F: was down when I reinstalled Win98 on C: but I don't need to keep anything on F:. Click on Next to Continue.Setup will now prepare the directory, be patient this may take a moment.Setup now checks disk space.What do you wish to install. This is the recommended way to install windows.
So if you can just let me know if we are on the same page here...I greatly appreciate it!!!! Start your computer, press and hold CTRL, and then choose Safe Mode Command Prompt Only from the Windows 98 Startup menu. Visit our Support Forums for help or drop an email to mgnews @ majorgeeks.com to report mistakes. After each device has been uninstalled, click the OK button to close the Device Manager.
Use your text editor to REM out any real mode drivers that you find. Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature. All In One TweaksAndroidAnti-MalwareAntivirusAppearanceBack UpBrowsersCD\DVD\Blu-RayCovert OpsDrive Utilities (HDD, USB, DVD)DriversGamesGraphicsInternet ToolsMultimediaNetworkingOffice Tools System ToolsMacintoshGamesNews Archive- Off Base- Way Off Base Spread The Word Follow @majorgeeks MajorGeeks RSS / XML Feed · navigate here 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.
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! The disk described in that article also provides you with access to your CD-ROM drive from the command prompt. wolluf (TechnicalUser) 29 Feb 08 20:46 Infield - not quite sure what you've done. I copied all folders/files to D(FAT32)under WinXP and formated C.