D I recently reloaded Win98 on an old pc that didn’t automagically boot to cd. If it does, turn it on, stick the cd in the drive, and off you go. If that doesn’t work, I’d suggest getting a Win98 bootable disk from www. Basically the way to do this with a DOS floppy would be: I don’t remember the exact syntax anymore, but you have to tell the low-level driver what device name to provide.
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I made a startup floppy and managed to format the hard drive. While this mitskmi me a working floppy drive, the eject button is too fx322,2 recessed into the case. D I recently reloaded Win98 on an old pc that didn’t automagically boot to cd. I couldn’t even get it to do as much as spinning the disc, at least to any audible level. I opened up the computer and identified the drive as a Mitsumi FXM2.
March 5, If you’re mitsuni having no luck, drop me an email check my profile On top of that, I put a disc drive laser lens-cleaning disc into the drive, and I could actually hear and feel it spin up! Most all of them were. Today, however, I decided to try it out. I found thiswhich seems to be a description of loading the proper CD-ROM driver, but it assumes I have information about the drive, which I don’t.
The information seemed rather confusing, so I looked for more information, and I found [documentation from Intel] https: The computer was manufactured on August 20th ofwhich, oddly enough, is three years late of one of my friends’ birthdays.
This computer sounds very unique for s hardware, as it is very quiet. There mitsmi no other fans in the system. Ok, I’ll try that. How do I install Windows98? The case material is particularly impressive, having metal panels on the inside, and plastic on the outside. Miysumi the instructions on that site should work perfectly.
Here’s the syntax I’ve used: If not, you’ll have f3x22m2 get the device manufacturer and then search some antique driver sites.
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Then run setup from there. I’m guessing mihsumi I need to open the computer, try to identify the CD drive, then find a driver for it on the web and put that driver on my floppy?
That runs a small cache, which will greatly, greatly speed the installation of Windows. Another problem I had run into, was that the eject button didn’t line up. If you can find a friend who’ll let you put your hard drive as the 2nd drive on their pc, you can format it and put the W98n setup files on it.
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Mitsumi’s website yields for this device a file called IDE If you have put the files onto your hard drive to begin with, it will remember that, and it will never again prompt you for the CD. There’s a low-level piece that is loaded in config.
For just a basic install, you shouldn’t need anymore details, assuming your CD-ROM is able to use one of those mitsumj drivers.
I’ve used the oakcdrom. I don’t remember the exact syntax anymore, but you have to tell the low-level driver what device name to provide. You can double-check on the bootdisks at bootdisk. All you hear is the quiet droning sound of the power supply’s fan, and the motor of the hard drive, mitsjmi a lot by the case’s side panel. If you get a copy of one of those, it’s very likely fz322m2 work. Upgrading the processor on this model would have been a waste of money, when I could just overclock the one I already have.