Installing win95 on an IBM aptiva
Posted on 1997-11-18
I am trying to reinstall win95 on an ibm aptiva. It has an older version of win95 on it but it also had ibmdos 7.0 and parts of os2 on it. Finally it refused to boot and I reformatted the harddrive to install a newer version of win95. Now I cannot get it to find the modem or soundcard. The IBM manual says the modem is on com 1 I have tried setting win95 to com1 using various modem drivers including the generic and hayes. I have also used what I think to be the correct ibm 28/14.4 modem driver. It never makes it to thru initialization. I have tried autodetect but it does not pick up the soundcard or modem. The machine is an ibm aptiva p75 about 2 years old running 16 meg ram. I think this machine has an mwave card that win95 has listed as an "unknown" device. any help or suggestions would be appreciated.