Edited by john god, 09 January 2006 - 01:00 PM.
Posted 09 January 2006 - 12:10 PM
Posted 09 January 2006 - 01:57 PM
Please download and install Everest Home Edition from the machine you are using now and burn it to a cd. Install and run it on the machine in question, and generate a HTML report...Click "Report" on the toolbar, point to "Quick Report - All Pages", and select "HTML". Attach the log to your next post for me.
This will give us the information we need to help you round up the drivers you need.
Posted 12 January 2006 - 11:49 AM
Thanks for your input,I appriciate it. I down loaded Everest Home Edition. Problem is I can't generate a html report.I don't have word or notepad and very few icons on the desktop.I'm fairly new to the ups and downs of the computer.Thanks for any help......
Posted 12 January 2006 - 11:54 AM
Posted 12 January 2006 - 01:27 PM
I don't have notepad or wordpad on the pc. Maybe something wrong with the installation of windows 98se. Thanks again
Posted 12 January 2006 - 01:54 PM
Click Start, then Run, and type notepad...click "Ok". (notepad)
See if either of those will open.
Posted 12 January 2006 - 03:03 PM
Thanks, that opened wordpad for me.How do I know generate the report as plain text or any other text..........
Posted 12 January 2006 - 03:25 PM
Open Everest and click on "Report" on the toolbar, then point to "Quick Report - All pages" and select "Plain Text". This will generate the report.
In the Report window, click on "Save to File" on the toolbar and save the file to your desktop. It should automatically save it as a notepad file.
If notepad is unavailable, right click in the report window (on the report) and choose "Select all". Then right click and choose "Copy". Open Wordpad, right click in the window, and choose "Paste". Save the file to your desktop as Report.
Attach the Report file here for me.
Posted 12 January 2006 - 04:24 PM
Thanks again, I believe it worked. How do I get the report from that pc to this one and to you? Sorry for all the questions.
Posted 12 January 2006 - 04:37 PM
Posted 12 January 2006 - 06:09 PM
I put the report on a floppy.I'm going to try sending it to you.
Thanks John God Report.txt 159.72KB 512 downloads
Posted 12 January 2006 - 07:06 PM
Ok...open the Device Manager. Right click on My Computer, choose Properties, and click on the Device Manager tab. Make note of any yellow ! or ?. List those devices here for me and I'll point you to the drivers.
Posted 16 January 2006 - 10:16 AM
Thanks again------Heres the info
?pci communication device
?pci ethernet controller
?pci multimedia audio device
?pci system management bus
Also I get this black screen when I first boot up.......
Cannot find a device file that may be needed to run windows or a windows application.
The windows registry or system.ini file refers to this device file,but the device file no longer exits.
Thanks John God
Posted 16 January 2006 - 10:23 AM
Looks like you need all of them. The links I posted will take you to the downloads for your device drivers. Save the files to your desktop (some may be zip files and will need to be extracted before you can install them) and install them one at a time starting with the motherboard drivers...reboot after each installation.
If you need a program to extract any zipped file, try the Free Zip application from the link in my signature.
Let me know how it goes...
Edited by wannabe1, 16 January 2006 - 10:26 AM.
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