Boot off a floppy that loads the cd-rom drive in dos mode, then copy all the files to the hard drive in a directory, then install Windows from the hard drive Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Win. 98 won't detect IDE CD-ROM by JMarchi / December 26, 2003 12:04 AM PST In reply to: Re:Win. 98 won't detect IDE WIN98 CD Rom drive issues D: Is not accessable. Bad CD-ROM drive If all the above steps have been tried and you're still encountering errors with reading discs in the CD-ROM drive, it's possible that the drive is bad. Check This Out
Last edited: Feb 15, 2008 jbh001, Feb 15, 2008 #2 MacAngus Messages: 3 I am using build 5584 - I had meant to include that info. Slide the drive out of its bay and you ought to be able to find a sticker somewhere on its casing that identifies its unique FCC ID. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Windows 98 has two drivers that are built it to the os. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/win-98-won-t-detect-ide-cd-rom-6715/
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Try the above recommendations again. Cd Drive Not Reading Disc In Device Manager it would show the drive as a Matsushita, which throw him a curve. Under hard disk controllers I found only "Primary IDE controller (single fifo)" and "Standard Dual PCI IDE Controller". http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/182304-48-recognized Proffitt Forum moderator / July 5, 2008 11:52 PM PDT In reply to: I think i know a solution So it's unlikely they will still run 98.
Others have reported some success with this approach, although I haven't heard it used in regards to the disappearing CD drive problem. directory In Windows 98, Device Manager, IDE controller.Set to BOTH?3. Cd Drive Not Working Windows Xp The biggest problem is doing this is often locating your CD-ROM drive's real mode driver in the first place. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 Stuartli 11:02 13 Jul 04 Means Direct Memory Access.
If you load a CDROM driver there, it's possible the drive will vanish in windows.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Re:Win. 98 won't detect IDE CD-ROM by JMarchi his comment is here This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. Couldn't sign you in, please try again. For instructions on cleaning your CDs and disc drive, see the computer cleaning page. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10
To do this, you're first going to have to identify your CD-ROM drive model. Closing this one down since it is solved. Login now. this contact form Keep in mind that I still have the Windows 98SE files on the Windows hard drive, so if there is a way to install the drivers from that I could; I
I have three CD ROM drives confirmed working on other computers that I tried putting into this computer and they ALL experience the SAME issue that the guy described was wrong Cd Drive Not Showing Almost 5 years ago... jbh001, Feb 18, 2008 #7 frgough Messages: 2 I've run into the same problem.
I have run into problems during installation due to subtle scratches on the surface of the CD or iffy CD drive mechanisms. Additional information on Device Manager can be found on our Device Manager page. I tried the new hardware wizard, but as far as I could tell it did not find a CR-ROM device. Cd Drive Not Opening Solved Solved: CDROM not recognisable in win98 Discussion in 'Archive: Hardware' started by sxe, Mar 3, 1999.
I would say for sure that the CD-Rom drivers did not install. Documentation says that for win98 no mscdex is required in the autoexec.bat but without it I cannot use the cdrom, but with it I get windows is running in compatibility mode Join our site today to ask your question. http://haiteq.com/drive-not/cd-rom-windows-xp-not-working.php What I did was copy the "Win98" directory from the Windows installation CD over to the virtual drive, then when the installation process complained that it couldn't find particular files (because
Have you checked the web site of the manufacture? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... No, create an account now. CD-ROM cables connected improperly If you have recently installed or moved your computer, verify that the CD-ROM cables are properly connected.
Several functions may not work. I would think that system is running on a Intel 440bx chipset based motherboards. nfs480, Apr 2, 2008 #10 jbh001 Messages: 87 At this point, I am still using Tiger (10.4.11), so I can't help much. the system is slow.
Stay logged in Parallels Forums Home Forums > Parallels Cross-Platform Solutions > Parallels Desktop for Mac > Windows Guest OS Discussion > Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules If your using Windows ME, check out the patch list from Tech Spot OS Updates Dec 2, 2004 #4 Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Rather, they are provided as a replacement in the event that the real-mode drivers that came with your CD-ROM are unavailable.