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Its odd that the boot disk won’t install the CD drive unless you made it after the 98 install. If these files are changed, it could cause your computer to boot improperly or not at all.

From there, just follow the prompts!! Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? If you use the arrow keys to get to the immediate right of each of those it cdromm auto detect them there when you press enter, but anyway.

Reboot and go into the bios. Thanks for your consideration. Here are some qualifiers. Join the community here. I have partitioned the c: No, create an account now.

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Ok, I’ve started over. It would be a real fluke if the drive or the cable died at that point. Well, I went on-line and found the download for mscdex.


Boot with you windows bootable floppy disk to an A: By pthomassAugust 10, in Hardware Support and Discussion. Make sure that you do not save any changes you have made when you exit the Sysedit window or any edit window accessing the autoexec.

If it’s looking for a command, type exit and hit enter. Your name or email address: If you dont want to partition then just boot with the boot disk, no CD support, at A: I did not notice you were using Make sure your IDE cables are properly connected, jumpers are set to master and slave, and power is connected. Click here to join today! Please remember to be considerate of other members.

ARCHIVED: In Windows 95, how do I make a startup disk that can access my CD-ROM drive?

The other worst case scenario would be newbeee posting back from the library. If you do not already have a startup mscv001, you must make one before you can modify it to access your CD-ROM.


I have no idea. Thank you guys for your help I have tried the boot disks, but they crom not boot it says cannot boot in dos. When it boots up it says: I have fdisked, formatted and now it won’t read cd-rom.

I have looked everywhere trying to find answers and have been unsuccessful. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign fdrom for a new account in our community.

Strangly it worked and installed WinXP.

Choose Command Prompt Only. Your name or email address: At this point, do I select “start with cdrom support” to partition and format.