It should be in the Windows folder... The success rate is too high. Do you have a Win 98 CD? It would be possible perhaps to find a copy of Win.com and copy it to the drive [tried looking for somewhere that holds a suitable copy, but not found one this navigate here
see how far it will boot this time & let me know. AV, Anti-Trojan List;Browser and Email client List;Popup Killer List;Portable Apps “When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.” - Thomas Paine Remember: Amateurs There's a good chance that it physically won't fit in the slot if its not the right kind. And you are telling me to do this so I don't get everything restored to have it happen again? http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f6/stuck-on-windows-startup-screen-registry-configuration-error-417124.html
What do you know about the system? Are you telling me to get some sort of program from the internet web page (tech support) of the hard drives manufacturer that does diagnostics? Use SC I'll supply a link to the article on how to use SCANREG, but many PCs will do that due to hardware issues.
If you don't know what's inside your PC, there are programs on the UBCD that can detect the hardware in your system for you. What processor is installed? and saying yes only the the himem file and it tells me its corrupted. Thanks.
Best of luck . . . if you don't have a 3-1/2" floppy, and the system won't read the CD you do have, you may have to enter bios (usually by pressing the F2 or DEL key Turned on the computer and for some reason it gave me the message:(it can't go on normal mode, but safe mode...)"windows has detected a registry/configuration error.use SCANREG to correct this error."...and the works!) and have transferred the drive that I was using in the previous machine (a Pentium Pro, running Win 98SE in dos-only mode).
Rapmaster (I don't like rap music.) Microsoft MVP, Windows - Shell/User Reply With Quote July 30th, 2004,06:24 PM #6 Leonard_H View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Med Student Join Date Jul Thanks! Stay logged in Sign up now! kimmer kimmer13, Nov 6, 2004 #2 greg_s Thread Starter Joined: Nov 5, 2004 Messages: 8 - kimmer13, thanks for responding.
But with *no other* changes Himem.sys in my config.sys started loading and booting to the dos prompt. click to read more Not all Win 98 CDs are bootable. Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows 95/98/ME Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Center For Disease Control Security News / Warnings / Updates Type the following to add that folder to the path, it will make it easier to type commands: set path=%path%;C:\Windows\Command.
Oddly enough the only computer in our house (out of 4) that has a floppy is the broken one. check over here Use SCANREG..." If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Perhaps you should first check out the health of the HDD as MJC suggests. It seems to work now - I guess with that section enabled it then tries to link to some part of the Windows installation to check that necessary files are there.
Do you have a Win 98 CD? What do you see if you type Dir at the C:> Prompt? Join over 733,556 other people just like you! http://speciii.com/windows-has/windows-has-detected-a-registryconfiguration-error.html The Ultimate Boot CD includes HDD diagnostic utility programs from a number of the major HDD manufacturers.
If you ever decide to upgrade to Windows XP, you will definetely need at *least* 256 to enjoy using your computer =) Rapmaster (I don't like rap music.) Microsoft MVP, Windows anyone? If you have no Windows 98se CD, it's possible that the installation files are on the hard drive in a location such as C\Windows\Options\Cabs --- If you can find a Setup
greg_s, Nov 7, 2004 #9 SqDancerLynn Joined: Nov 7, 2004 Messages: 103 If it is a windows problem Go to start/Programs/Acc/system tools/System info--Tools and run the Registry Checker & system file Then if it comes up good, scan it for infection. Could it be a virus?* It also said something about 'new hardware installed' but i'm pretty sure i did not install anything....Please help, your help will most definitely be appreciated!Thanks,Leonard Discussion Press the spacebar to continue booting.
There are different types of memory and you need to get a compatible type. C:\Windows\Command\Scanreg.exe is present. does this help? weblink It had windows 95 on it I tried putting it in the master slot and the Maxtor in the slave spot.
Even more unusual is that there is no "command" directory under windows. Reply With Quote 06-10-2006,10:49 PM #18 maherjp View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Apprentice Geek Join Date Jun 2006 Posts 11 I found a copy of dblbuff Reply With Quote 06-10-2006,05:17 PM #11 mjc View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Supreme Exalted Grand Master GeekModerator Join Date Nov 2000 Location The Mountain State Posts Reply With Quote 06-11-2006,09:42 PM #24 maherjp View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Apprentice Geek Join Date Jun 2006 Posts 11 I ran Maxtor PowerMax 4.22...
Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/292925 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Now, there is no trace of windows on the drive, and no registry to scan. AV, Anti-Trojan List;Browser and Email client List;Popup Killer List;Portable Apps “When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.” - Thomas Paine Remember: Amateurs Posts 13,478 Strange things happening huh?
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Choose CD Then you'll have a choice to start Setup, or start the PC with or without CD-ROM support. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. If you don't have a Win98/Win98SE CD, or any other Windows CD you can install on this system, you might consider a version of Linux.
Thread Status: Not open for further replies. if you do, you would then copy it to the windows directory by typing "copy ???\himem.sys c:\windows" where ??? Visa/MC/Paypal accepted. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Do you know where I can get dblbuff.sys and win.com?