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zoem

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  1. how can you not fit win95 and msn5 on a 1gig harddrive. this should b more than possible on a 240mb harddrive... win98 se with all IE6 and all critical updates, msn7, acrobat reader 4, winamp 2.77, miracle c, winzip 8.1 only takes up 389mb of my 1.35gig harddrive in my pentium1 laptop... install internet explorer 5.5 on win95 then try installing msn5. that would probably b ur problem.
  2. if by that u mean a blank task button on the task bar then yes, i have seen this. i get this every now and then whether systems are running the SP or not.
  3. of course it does. but when the file is non existant in the latest version of directx, it copies over the file from the old directx...well in the case of Gex it does.
  4. corrupting your partitions? i highly doubt that was anything to do in result of mixing the files. I have an old MS game called Gex. when installing that, it still continues to update files in directx 9.0c. i think gex came with either 2.0 or 3.0 directx.
  5. i think the file is called msbatch.inf / msbatch.ini. i just clicked...perhaps 98 was just partially pre-installed? when you first got your computer and after you entered the serial number, did wndows detect your hardware?
  6. i applied it after a clean install in the order of: windows 98 setup drivers sp 1.6.2 at what step did you apply it?
  7. i have the unofficial sp 1.6.2 running on 2 systems which both allowed me to update from windows update without running regsrv.
  8. as far as the interface goes its pretty much identical. 98 includes Internet Explorer 4 integrated. Whereas 98se has Internet Explorer 5. 98 dislikes the whole year 2000 thing apparantly. there are 2x updates to fix this i believe. 98 also doesnt allow you to right click in the start menu, where 98se does...just a few minor differences like that. i could be wrong, but i have a feeling that 98 has very limited support for WDM drivers. ive always been a user of 98se, ive only fixed systems running 98. i would say that 98se is a more stabler platform than 98, as well as much more secure. when going to 98se, i highly suggest u upgrade to Internet Explorer 6 SP1 and run windows update.
  9. i hav an SB16 soundcard floating around in one of my systems. if u dnt load the windows driver, but only the DOS driver for it....u aint gonna hav any sound in the windows GUI... if i was to delete io.sys, that wouldnt get me into dos. windows runs ON TOP OF dos. if it was PART of windows, you wouldnt be able to xtract just dos from it, which you CAN do...
  10. what makes me think it is pirated is the way ppl on this board endorse that product. as well as other products on this board. it gets to me when ppl just say "o..wel go to office 2000". not everyone goes out n buys software that costs $300~ AUD when they dnt intend on using it for 5 years... and thats kinf of stupid to say that a poll would prove nothing. afterall, its polling to see hw many ppl use the legit version. thats proving something. geez....lol... with the hostility towards me which u displayed in that post, makes me wonder if it is legit lol. i personally couldnt giv a **** whether u use pirated software or not, i dont know you, n it wouldnt be my a** that fries if you get caught. so dont go making a big thing about this. was only a thought. i have no prob with 98lite...especially as its an australian product . some processes done by 98lite in previous versions have been sloppy, but the creators have corrected it in the later versions. anyways...back on topic or things will get 'boring'
  11. my laptop dislikes windows 2000. if i could go to windows 2000 on this i would be running Windows Messenger.
  12. u know what would b a good poll? how many ppl on this board use non-pirated versions of 98lite...
  13. once in the windows GUI, it overrules DOS. Yes kids, that why your DOS soundcard driver wont run sounds in the windows GUI...This sounddriver is for if you choose to go into dos mode out of windows and run games. So from the way i see it, the DOS portion of 98 is just backwards capability. that dont mean that windows98 is built on DOS.
  14. travisowens keep on topic if you gotta say that kinda crap then pm me,this is not the place for that not every1 needs to know that to keep ev1 happy, y not simplify the specs of your systems and put commas between the specs? simple..
  15. ! i set my 9x systems up without anything in the config.sys and autoexec.bat files. i seriously dont see the point? this just causes conflicts with windows and games, etc
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