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Hardware issues While these lines may be loading properly, it could be a possibility that your CD-ROM is not working because of a hardware issue with the drive itself. Once at the command prompt type MKDIR \CDROM followed by enter. mscdx223.exe CD-ROM driver loaded in the autoexec.bat. ISO-9660 CD Support and SMARTDRV.EXE Bootdisk Page ~ A selection of DOS Bootdisks with Add-On IDE & SCSI CD-ROM Drivers.

Windows 95 Windows 95 does not need a CD-ROM Driver installed as above, as it installs its own driver. First and foremost, you do not want a space between the LOADHIGH or DEVICEHIGH, these are one word. Thought that maybe CD were something like NTFS format and there would be no difference between CD that I did years ago and stuff from my W7 system. This tells the computer to skip this line as the computer is booting.

http://www.cdrom-drivers.com/ Try this link to locate your CD-ROM Manufacturer to see if a MS-DOS or Windows 3.1 Driver is available. These are files used with earlier versions of Windows (Windows 95 and Windows 3.x) as well as MS-DOS. Your screen after bootup should've looked like this: Onto the AUTOEXEC.BAT.

Below are examples of the format of how the drivers should be loading in your autoexec.bat and config.sys. Use to do this stuff years ago but maybe I was smarter then, or maybe senility is taking its toll but if anyone can help with this please let me know. Time for a meeting, in digital space; Because for thousands of years, we couldn’t agree on a place. Was this page useful?

Ensure that you have reviewed are CD-ROM section for possible CD-ROM troubleshooting steps and information. Next PostPrevious Post Recent PostsInsertion and Extraction Operators; Post Frequency UpdateDecember 28, 2016Hyper-V: Installing Server 2016 (GUI)December 15, 2016Set Static IP on Windows Server 2016December 14, 2016Fitbit Killing Off PebbleDecember 13, Back already? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/190303 Requirements: MS-DOS, Windows 95, or Windows 98 and at least 30KB of free disk space.

However, with most CD burning software there should be an option somewhere to use the old ISO-9660 format to make the disc compatible with DOS and Windows 3.x systems. This disk uses DEVICE.COM to load. Visit our hardware download section to obtain a generic CD-ROM driver (oakcdrom.sys) and mscdex.exe if needed. It is like Stone said.

Dedicated to my mum. http://www.computerhope.com/download/hardware.htm Within your config.sys, add LASTDRIVE=Z before the CD-ROM driver line. If you use a CD-ROM disc newer than the late '90s or a CD-R burned using Windows 95 or newer, it probably won't work in a DOS system -- because beginning Requirements: MS-DOS, Windows 95, or Windows 98 and at least 30KB of free disk space.

You should end up with the following: DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS DEVICE=C:\DOS\EMM386.EXE ON 4096 DOS=HIGH,UMB DEVICEHIGH=C:\CDROM\OAKCDROM.SYS /D:MSCD001 FILES=30 12345 DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYSDEVICE=C:\DOS\EMM386.EXE ON 4096DOS=HIGH,UMBDEVICEHIGH=C:\CDROM\OAKCDROM.SYS /D:MSCD001FILES=30 ALT-F, S will save the file. Skip to content Navigation Latest About Subscribe Topics Omake Linkblog Buy Coffee Archives Anime Hardware Internet Media Podcast Software Thoughts Enabling CD-ROMs in DOS with generic drivers Wednesday 22 April 2009 Schkerke Privacy Policy and Terms of ServiceThis website uses cookies to improve your experience. QbusFebruary 8th, 2014, 06:41 PMI am an idiot, old CD work in the drive with no issue.

LH C:\DOSDRIVERS\MSCDEX.EXE /D:LISAONO Then edit C:CONFIG.SYS and add the new device driver with the same identifier you used before. There, you can set any name you want after the /d: parameter. Now we need to edit C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT and add a line to load the driver with an 8 digit identifier and available drive letter. It has a better - sleeker - shareware free menu.

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. ASIDE: I’m not sure as to the legality of downloading old Microsoft disk images; to play it safe I suggest you have a legal licence for Windows 98. Imprint This is one of about 5000 posts on Rubénerd.

Edit: About "lastdrive" http://www.easydos.com/lastdrive.html QbusFebruary 8th, 2014, 04:51 PMBetween the wife wanting to go out and having to waste the better part of the day on a contracting job changing out

The questions are: First, are there any generic CD Rom drivers that I can use with this read only CD ROM on the secondary port? The Autoexec.bat & Config.sys files and drivers can be copied and used to start your system, Or in the case of Windows 95/98, To start your CD-ROM to install Windows. Image -> Inject -> OAKCDROM.SYS. Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Think its was something like Lastdrive=Z and Device= whatever the name of the CD drivers are? cdplay10.zip MS-DOS CD audio player. In a future post I'll be talking about alternative drivers. Powered by phpBB Forum Software © phpBB Group Copyright © 2006-2017 Sitemap | XML | RSS {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10

Thanks :). Yellow writing was common as well, but could be obnoxious.