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Reno_Of_The_Turks

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Ok well i had an upgrade disk and an old win 98 comp.
I began the process of the upgrade and my monitor died 2 weeks later i resumed and i ran into a snag,
It says windows cant access the cd.
Recently before i could hardly copy any files.
Recently i also had to push the little button on the cd drive to have it to open it usually does get stuck
so how do i fix this other cds have worked before i pushed the button so yeah.
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So you don't think a 8 to 10 year old computer should have any problems. That computer is really too old to even run Windows XP. The last Win 98 computer i built ran PC133 memory and the Motherboard would not see a gig of memory. While XP will run on the computer it would be so slow i would have smashed the computer to little bits by now.

Your CDrom drive is dying of old age. Please replace the computer with something more suitable for XP. I just sold a Intel pentium 4 2 year old computer for $150 with a monitor, speakers, keyboard, and mouse. So why bother with a old computer, there are better ones that you can use the XP cd to install XP on.

CDrom drives are so cheap that you can buy a new one for $15. This is the easist way to fix your problem.

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See thats the problem the previous computer it was installed on was a windows 95 computer.
Pentium 2 this is a pentium 3 hard drive is more than double the 95 one.
So find your paragraph on windows 98 very very wrong.
Trust me i work with old comps for a reason im building my way.
The cd drive drive isnt the issue either.
I tested discs on both computers and they both seem to stop.
The set up reads so yeah again i dont think thats the problem.
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