Windows 98 Driver Pack

  1. Windows 98 Usb Driver Pack

The display driver included in this package is for Microsoft Windows Millennium, Windows 98 and Windows 98SE. This driver may be used with ATI products based on the RAGE 128 / RAGE 128 PRO. B) REGIONAL SETTINGS and LANGUAGES WMER1284137192.exe contains a display driver with language support for; English French. Ultimate Windows Driver Pack (for Vista,xp, 98, 95,me, 2000, 2003) Item Preview There Is No Preview Available For This Item.

Windows 9x Driverpacks by soporific now makes driver installation easy for Windows 9x users! No longer does a 9x user need to browse the internet searching for a driver because now its all conveniently bundled here! Just have the program extract then have the Windows system install the driver! Nice and convenient!

Components:
DP_w98_1.01.exe - Video drivers
DP_w98_2.01.exe - Video drivers
DP_w98_3.01.exe - Video drivers
DP_w98_4.02.exe - Chipset drivers
DP_w98_5.01.exe - Audio drivers
DP_w98_6.01.exe - Network drivers
DP_w98_7.01.exe - Virtual Machine drivers
Install drivers in Windows 9x:
1. Press the Windows taskbar button
2. Go to 'Control Panel'
3. Scroll down and select 'System'
4. Click hardware manager
5. Select the missing device and direct to extracted files

For Windows ME users:
-Unzip the drivers using a file archiver like 7-zip. Launching the driver extraction on Windows ME will result in a BSoD!

Notes:

Windows 98 Usb Driver Pack

**If you are attempting to play around with newer hardware, then I advise using this driverpack as well!

A Windows 98 Startup Disk is a considerable improvement on that produced by earlier versions of Windows, not least because it contains a number of generic, real-mode ATAPI CD-ROM and SCSI drivers that allow CD-ROM devices to become available when running Windows 98 from the Startup Disk. However, it is not guaranteed that one of these drivers will work with any CD-ROM device. Rather, they are provided as a replacement in the event that the real-mode drivers that came with your CD-ROM are unavailable. If you’re unlucky, and your CD-ROM drive doesn’t work with any of the generic drivers on the Windows 98 Startup Disk – or if you don’t want to take the chance that it will – you can actually add the specific real mode driver for your drive to the disk.

Real mode refers to an operating mode of x86 chips that replicates the memory management used by 8086 or 8088 chips, characterised by an absence of memory management or memory protection features and limiting the processor to 1MB of memory. MS-DOS runs in real mode, and the phrase is often used to describe 16-bit MS-DOS device drivers.

The biggest problem is doing this is often locating your CD-ROM drive’s real mode driver in the first place. If you’re lucky, you’ll have this either on a floppy disk or CD-ROM that came with your drive. If you haven’t, and the machine on which you’re planning to do the clean reinstall on is still operational, you may be able to find the driver you’re looking for there.

The place to look is the config.sys file in the root folder of your C: drive. If this contains a line that looks something like …

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device=c:cdromgscdrom.sys /d:mscd000 /v

… and the gscdrom.sys file is where it says it is, you’re in luck.

If you can’t locate the real mode driver you need on floppy or CD-ROM media or on your hard drive, the next place to try is the Internet. To do this, you’re first going to have to identify your CD-ROM drive model. To do so, you need to find out precisely what model of CD-ROM drive it is that you have.

To do this you’ll need to remove its securing screws and the EIDE and PSU cables plugged into the back of the drive. Slide the drive out of its bay and you ought to be able to find a sticker somewhere on its casing that identifies its unique FCC ID.

We’ll use BEJCRD-8322B as an example of how to locate a download of the associated real mode driver and how to add it to your Windows 98 Startup disk.

Details about any equipment displaying such a label label can be found in the Federal Communications Commission database:

Type in the FCC ID as shown above and, so long as the database has a record of it, you’ll be able to access all sorts of useful product documentation:

However, for information concerning the availability of downloadable drivers, you’ll need to visit a specialist driver site such as missingdrivers.com. Click on the CD-ROM Drivers category to locate the manufacturer you’re after:

Click on it and if you’re even luckier, you’ll see the model number you’re looking for:

The real mode driver is the one identified as being a 16 bit DOS driver. When you download and unpack the CDROM.ZIP file, you’ll have a set of files like these. The Gscdrom.sys file is the real mode driver.

What you need to do now is copy Gscdrom.sys and the associated unzipped driver files to a folder on your Windows 98 Startup Disk and edit its Config.sys and Autoexec.bat files.

The portion of the Config.sys file that you’re interested in are the lines marked as [CD], where the set of generic CD-ROM drivers are referenced.

Using a text editor such as Wordpad, add a line that references the gscdrom.sys file.

The /D:mscd001 /v part of the line renames the driver when it is loaded into memory. The important thing here is to ensure that the Autoexec.bat file references this by the same name as the Config.sys file.

Your Windows 98 Startup Disk should now be guaranteed to work with your CD-ROM drive.

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