Quick Navigation Windows 3. Try reloading the cd rom drivers for the drive,but first you want to detect that it is working,during reformating you may have dropped the cd-rom. I am going to go another direction. All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. This conversation is currently closed to new comments.

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VOGONS • View topic – What driver is needed to enable MS-DOS to read an IDE CD-ROM drive?

Simply rem out the line in the config. They claim that the drive was working fine when they were running Windows 95 before the hard drive crashed. I have booted off the USB drive before. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. DOS usually configers CDs in config.

If it does then go to http: Does anybody know how I would be able to gain access to the MS-DOS prompt and use the computer while the driver is loaded? SYS as it directs. I was tempted to downvote based on the first sentence.

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Usually it can be disabled by a jumper on the sound card. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.


I think the clue is in the description box. Also be aware that the syntax for these lines is very exacting and any error in the line will cause the error you describe.

For two different bootup memory configurations: Just needed to copy emm Sign up using Facebook. I have a laptop.

The System bootup files that will be added to drive C: In both cases, the DOS prompt never appears, and the system does 6.2 accept commands. Which one would you choose for a desktop?

Then install Windows from the hard drive. Maximum partition size would be 2GB Try manufacturer or drivers.

You didnt say whether you installed the NEC Multispin driver. First, the device driver must be loaded in the Config.

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All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. After creating one or more partitions on the hard drive with FDISK, and setting the first partition as “A”ctiveformat the first partition with the command: Check that every character in the line is correct, including the spacing, slashes, colons as well as the path to the driver files.


After installing the driver and restarting the system, one of two things happen: Echo Off And the second line this: You may have to register before you can post: If you still encounter problems, attach to the other IDE port if your motherboard has one, or look on your favorite auction site for an ISA IDE adapter and see if you have better luck with that.

The drive is being powered correctly; it opens and closes as it should. Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: The information is right, and is related to the topic of the CD driver, but the instructions provided are exactly what the question-asker is attempting to do, and so this answer doesn’t really help at all.

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