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  1. This has been known for some time. What about a workaround, like Plop Boot Manager? Or possibility to add back CSM Code for new coming motherboard via custom BIOSes?
  2. Win 98: Explorer in another language??

    Assuming you want the latest French version of EXPLORER.EXE; http://www.mdgx.com/spx/NUSBFR.EXE Extract EXPLORER.EXE from this archive, using 7-Zip, or on another computer. Then simply replace EXPLORER.EXE in DOS mode.
  3. Those chipsets have USB 3.0 controllers ONLY. No USB 2.0 visible to the 98SE, unlike previous chipsets. So you need an external USB 2.0 PCI or PCI-E x1 card to use USB on those chipsets. If your BIOS can emulate PS/2 devices via the controller, this helps greatly, but will only work for keyboard and mouse, nothing more. With the new AHCI driver from rloew, you can have full 32-bit file access on those chipsets. Still no HD Audio. You could use a generic USB Sound Card together with the previously mentioned USB 2.0 card to get some sound at least. There is a prototype Win 3.1 driver for HD Audio, but it only works for two people, and I will help them troubleshoot it for my system in the future. More info here: http://win3x.conforums.com/index.cgi?board=Pascal&action=display&num=1502071336 LAN depends on the chip on the motherboard itself. Intel and Killer is no go, look for Realtek RTL8111. You also might require(!) HIMEMX.EXE, even if you have the rloew's RAM Patch, as in my case, having the RAM Patch does not resolve being stuck at the boot screen with regular HIMEM.SYS. HIMEMX.EXE resolves all issues and is just recommended, together with the "/p i" switch while installing 98SE Other than that, 98SE should work just fine, it does on my H110 motherboard, it does get very workaround-like, but that's my view on the situation. Some motherboards might still have a PCI port, which help greatly.
  4. Would that require different config files for each and every ALC codec? This sounds not so user friendly. Also the dialog boxes in the drivers are non-documented with no idea how to use them. I will go on your forums soon, I do want it to work
  5. Windows ME is the same story as 98SE. For Windows 2000, all drivers should be available, however XP is just a better version of 2000, with more software support (like newer browsers), so no reason to try 2000 in my opinion. It's too much effort for no real benefit. This laptop is best used with XP or 7, if having 3GB or more RAM preferably. I wish I could help, but I'm just telling the truth.
  6. There are no graphic drivers for your video card, you can only use VBEMP, which is a generic driver, it will give you basic display, but not much else. No DirectX 3D support, only software rendering. There are no sound drivers for your audio chip, you can use a generic Chinese USB Sound Card (like this: after installing the NUSB generic unofficial USB 2.0 drivers. 98SE has built-in drivers for USB sound cards. If you have more than 1GB of RAM, you have to use MaxPhysPage, or HIMEMX.EXE with the /MAX parameter to limit the RAM to 1GB. You might need the AHCI driver, if the BIOS does not let you change the SATA/AHCI mode to IDE/Compatibility/whatever it might be called. As for LAN, I do not have the exact Device ID, this will help me tell if there are any drivers. Same goes for WiFi. Overall, not the best candidate for a 98SE laptop. D600 is better for this.
  7. HDAUDIO driver sorta exists via a Win3.1 driver from here: http://win3x.conforums.com/index.cgi?board=Pascal&num=1502071336&action=display&start=165 While it works for them, it didn't work for me on my ASRock H110M-DVS R3.0 with the ALC887 codec, but I don't find it surprising, it's not designed for WDM/VXD in mind.
  8. This will only fix sites using CAcert, there are hundreds of certificates out there, and each and every one pops up that it can't be trusted under Firefox It happens on pretty much every site I visit. Didn't test Firefox 3 yet.
  9. Bandicam

    No. You want to record games or desktop? For games use Fraps 1.9D, alongside an audio recorder (Fraps 1.9D does not record sound), like Audacity, then combine the audio and video in the software of choice. For desktop, old version of CamStudio seems to work apparently. Don't have any experience with recording desktop on 98SE, I usually capture using an USB Grabber, as that's much better, albeit not free
  10. So this fixes the certificate popups while using Firefox or any other browser? Never used this tool. I've tried rootsupd.exe but this doesn't fix the problem, I though that's all what was needed.
  11. Optical Drive code?
  12. Why use Win 9x on new PCs in 2013?

    Only if the programs are made with rloew's API. I'm still waiting for a 98SE source code leak, Russians, where are you? We can add hacks, stubs, new API's on top of the existing 1999 files, but for how long?
  13. Win9x WebTV Stream

    Is that malware from recent years? Or old malware that is not commonly found on the new Web, unless specifically looking for it? I'm talking about executables, other types are exploited no matter what OS you're running.
  14. X-Wing game crashing to desktop Win98SE

    Try these solutions: 1. Limit the RAM to 512MB, put MaxPhysPage=20000 in the [386enh] section in the C:\Windows\System.ini file 2. Use older drivers, not 81.98, but 45.23, you can find them here: http://download.nvidia.com/Windows/45.23/45.23_win9x_english.exe The uninstaller from 81.98 drivers does not work, you should be able to install them anyways.
  15. DirectPlay 9.0c & Intel PRO/1000 GT on 98SE

    Well, when I install 98SE with 98lite using the Chubby option, my DxDiag also hangs on DirectPlay, and on the next startup, asks if you want to skip DirectPlay in DxDiag. Try installing 98SE normally without 98lite.