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Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I have just had the same problem. Windows 98 users If the above recommendations have been attempted, try booting from a Windows 98 diskette or other bootable diskette with CD-ROM drivers to see if the CD-ROM works from LarryCore, Mar 4, 1999 #7 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

Then restart and let Windows reinstall thedrivers in proper order. Click here to Register a free account now! sxe, Mar 4, 1999 #4 Robert Guest Thread Starter Backup the registry files for Windozze (System.dat and User.dat) Go to Start|Run and type in REGEDIT .. No, create an account now.

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Click "OK" 6. But at the time the FTP site was down and he had to retry for days before he could get it. PC Advisor Phones Smartphone reviews Best smartphones Smartphone tips Smartphone buying advice Smartphone news Smartphone deals Laptops Laptops reviews Laptops tips Best laptops Laptops buying advice Laptops news Tablets Tablet reviews I have a done several things and no luck.

If it is possible, please, try to install Windows 98SE in a normal way, not via upgrade. Talk about a "catch 22". When I re-booted the machine, there was no> CD> > ROM listed and the drive was still not recognized. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 10 If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box.

I have two physical hard drives, so the CD-ROM was previously installed on path E:/ .I have exactly the same problem on another similar computer, running the same version of Windows Cd Drive Not Reading Disc Adv Reply July 5th, 2008 #9 jocko View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Ubuntu addict and loving it Join Date Nov 2005 Location Uppsala, Sweden Beans 2,181 DistroUbuntu 12.10 Try booting a CD or bootable diskette Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, and later users If the above recommendations do not work, boot from the Windows disc to see if the https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/190303 When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.

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. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 8 The motherboard drivers.Current? In Windows 98, HOW did you determine the drive was missing?Explorer can be told to hide drive letters. Good luck.

  1. Several functions may not work.
  2. Please try again now or at a later time.
  3. Click on it to troubleshoot, or update driver.
  4. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
  5. Do you see a CD icon there?
  6. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.
  7. DMA can significantly improve performance.
  8. I upgraded that to Win98SE by copying the files to the hard drive for the install to a Win98SE folder (I used to do it that way back in the day
  9. You can try replacing the drive and see if a new CD-ROM drive resolves the issue.

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Last edited: Feb 18, 2008 MacAngus, Feb 18, 2008 #6 jbh001 Messages: 87 MacAngus, please report back to let the rest of us know whether or not you were successful. Last edited: Feb 15, 2008 MacAngus, Feb 14, 2008 #1 jbh001 Messages: 87 What build of Parallels are you using? (It might be relevant.) You have tried this work-around without success? Cd Drive Not Working Windows Xp the CDROM is a IDE cdrom running the C:\CDROMDRV\ATAPICD.SYS driver in the config.sys. Cd Drive Not Working Windows 7 I feel there issome> > way> > > of re-installing the driver, but have reached the limits of my> > capabilities.> >> > 1.

If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Left both entries in and system run in compatibility mode. Open Device Manager, highlight and remove the CD-ROM currently installed by pressing the delete key. I tried the new hardware wizard, but as far as I could tell it did not find a CR-ROM device. Dvd Drive Not Working Windows 10

Win98 does not> > require any driver for CD-ROM drives.> > 2. Corruption in Windows Try testing the CD-ROM in Safe Mode. Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Software Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Register now!

TerhuneMS MVP Shell/Userhttp://www.grystmill.com/articles/cleanboot.htmhttp://www.grystmill.com/articles/security.htm"Senator" wrote in messagenews:[email protected]> Thanks for your message Don. Cd Drive Not Showing BTW, it didn't matter whether the CD-ROM device was the physical drive or an ISO image. You might try recreating/reinstalling your Windows 98 VM from scratch while also copying the install files to the VM hard drive for installation instead of installing directly from the CD (see

If you haven't, and the machine on which you're planning to do the clean reinstall on is still operational, you may be able to find the driver you're looking for there.

the system is slow. On many systems you must use CS, maybe not yours since it has Win98, but you should at least try it. Discussion topics include choosing a processor, installing hard drives, adding RAM, upgrading video cards, sound cards, DVD drives, Blu-ray drives, PSU, and much more.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Win. 98 Cd Drive Not Opening MacAngus Messages: 3 I installed Windows 98 from a CD (it was actually bootable, contrary to what some have said about no Win98 CD's being bootable).

it errors out as "D: Is Not Accessable. Unmark Solved Advertisement sxe Guest Thread Starter I have a problem with win98 particularily the add new hardware wizard finding my CDROM. If the CD-ROM works in Safe Mode but not in normal Windows, it's likely another program is running that is causing the issue or that the drivers are corrupt. St3w4rtM, Apr 24, 2008 #12 St3w4rtM Messages: 5 Well, I have just managed to install Windows 98 and get it to 'see' the CD drive.

All rights reserved. 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 But thanks again for your message."Don Phillipson" wrote:> "Senator" wrote in message> news:[email protected]> > > For reasons which I will not get into, the CD ROM driver became corrupted.> In> I hope this helps Robert, Mar 4, 1999 #5 sxe Guest Thread Starter Thanks Robert and everyone else that helped.

Windows 98 has two drivers that are built it to the os. 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 If the computer can boot from the disc, you are encountering a Windows driver related issue. That seemed to work; the video and sound drivers are there.

May require a reboot before all installsfinish.While you're in Safe Mode Device Manager, look for entries for deviceswhich are no longer part of your system (old monitors, old printers,modems, etc.) Remove It appears my strategy was at least helpful.