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Where can I find the CD-ROM driver for 4x speed and My CD-ROM is produced by TORISAN? and I want the driver is run under DOS version
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You should use a "universal cd-rom driver", there are available at many places on the internet.  I would suggest:
http://www.can.ibm.com/helpware/ambfiles.html
and choose the d011v200.exe package (self extraction file)  you can extract the file in a temporary directory called and you will get the driver d011v200.sys.  I would suggest that you create a directory names c:\dev on the computer that you want to run in DOS mode (it can be a: if you want to boot from a diskette).  Then you need to get a file called mscdex.exe, it is part of windows95 in \windows\command, you also have it in recent releases of MS-DOS and PC-DOS (you will have to find it because it is a Microsoft copyright software and it is unlikly in the internet).  Put the mscdex.exe file in the \dev\ directory.

Editing config.sys
Add the following line in the config.sys:  
device=c:\dev\d011v200.sys /d:mscd001

Editing the autoexec.bat
Add the following line in the autoexec.bat
c:\dev\mscdex.exe /d:mscd001

Warning, to not modify the line if you are running win95 or win98 and the cd already works in windows.  If it is the case, do the following:
Add the following line in the config.sys:  
device=c:\dev\d011v200.sys /d:mscd001
 Go to the windows directory and create the following file:
dosstart.bat
and add the line:
c:\dev\mscdex.exe /d:mscd001
you can do it like this:
cd c:\windows
copy con dosstart.bat
c:\dev\mscdex.exe /d:mscd001 (F6)
there (F6) means that you press the f6 key at the end of the line.
With that you will be able to use the function "restart in MS-DOS mode" and still have cd-rom support

BTW, 2 points for a question is not appropriate, please ajust the points for the futur questions

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by:rmarotta
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You can download a generic Torisan IDE driver here:

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

I hope it helps,
Ralph
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by:rmarotta
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by:gintak
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well, if you now that your cdrom is ATAPI then you can use any kind of ATAPI cdrom driver. Just add the following command to your config.sys

device=c:\cdrom_driver.sys /d:mscd001

The driver must be placed the root directory.

and finally edit your autoexec.bat

mscdex /d:mscd001



 
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