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i have a dual boot, win98se/xp. in win98, there is no cdrom, scroll on mouse won't work, no sound and cannot change screen resolution.
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Galec whats up?

have you tried installing the drivers...if i'm not mistaking 98 dont pick up on some things as well as Xp does.
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no cdrom working to load drivers!!
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whats up?

i havent work with 98 in awhile....but off the top of my head i would say try dumping the drivers on to a floppy or if you can download them.
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i have emailed TDK. I don't remember having to install any driver, just the software for burning which is a cd. really need to get the cd drive recognized since i have software to load.
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is this your first time use 98 on that pc?
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on this hard drive, 250G, have dual boot w/ winxp - everything ok on that system. all the hardware in the machine was previous used w/ win98.
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just trying to understand correctly.....when you say you dual booted with xp before....did you use another OS or was it with 98? was the previous pc pre-installed with 98 or did you or a friend do it?
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orignally this computer ran win98se (installed myself from orginal cd on new hard drive a few yrs ago). everything worked fine. just recently bought 250g hard drive but need a dual boot due to a laser printer NOT having an xp driver (doesn't exist already checked). so i have 3 partitions, 1=win98, 2=winxp, 3=files. i normally boot to xp but when i need to use the laser printer i have to boot to win98. so today i just realized that no hardware functions: i do not have a cd drive, sound doesn't work, mouse works but scroll will not and i cannt chge the screen resoultion. some how i need to get the cd recognized so i can load drivers/software.
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gelec....i'm sorry to say that im stuck. i wise i could help you out with this. im gonna search around and see if i can find a fix for your problem....hopefully someone with an answer will see this post and help you. once again im sorry dude.

Good Luck
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:tazz: dudette!!! thanks for responding; i'll keep looking. this is where i got my info for setting up the system. :)
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Hi galec...

Is the Win98 system listing the cd-rom in Device Manager?

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