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How to configure a cdrom

Posted on 1999-01-04
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Hello All !  I have just re-formatted my computers hard drive.  Now, I want to re-install Windows95, but, Windows95 is on a CD and my machine only has dos now; so, it does not see a CD rom drive.  My question is, how do I go about getting the computer to see/configure the cd rom drive?  I do not have the specifics of the CD-rom, so, if there is a generic ide setup/driver, that would be just fine.

Thanks in advance,
Everett
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rmarotta earned 50 total points
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Try the universal CD-ROM driver download here:

http://www.windrivers.com/scripts/drivers.asp?company=Universal

Let me know if you need help to set it up.
Regards,
Ralph
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Find someone that has windows98 and make yourself a startup disk.
 
here's how:(Go to start Menu> Settings> Control Panel> Add/Remove  programs> Make startup disk.)

Just install the Floppy into your computer and turn it on.  The Startup disk will find your CD-rom.
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