This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. What happens when I connect my external drive for the first time? Drive reports ‘write protected’ or ‘read only’ when trying to save to or delete from it. Beta drivers are not supported by Matrox Graphics Technical Support. Well I’ve given up on the Maxtor in combination with my newer 20gig Western Digital.
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Re-reading your very first post carefully like I should always do and don’tI see that you have used the Migrate Easy software to do the cloning of the old drive to the new and that they are both on the same channel now, and always have been throughout this whole episode. Storage capacity measurement standards. On June 25th, Microsoft released Windows 98 to the general public.
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Enter a Product Serial Number for Firmware downloads. Now, when you partition a drive without creating a Primary DOS Partition, it can never be bootable, so consider that if it applies to you somehow. SacsTCJan 26, Good luck in your quest. Rescue Rescue your data. I first had to fdisk and format the Western Digital but everything works just fine with this arrangement. If you still have an XP computer to connect the device, you could review the properties and find which driver use or which controller is in the enclosure.
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Win98 Hard Drive problem (MS-DOS compatibility mode)
Also please know that there is an issue with using older drive overlay software on the Secondary IDE channel. If so, is it enabled on both? So it may not run well on USB 2.
I also rebooted after all these efforts, just in case I stumbled into the same success that Wavehog described above. I set jumpers correctly on each drive but when both drives are attached to the primary ide cable, device manager shows drives are running in MS-Dos Compatibility mode. You’ve pretty well proven that your system isn’t at fault. I find your external drive is very old. In cases where “available with OS” is stated, the operating system will install a Matrox driver that will give you basic 2D and 3D functionality, where this driver is supported by Microsoft.
There is nothing to change in Control Panel for drive recognition.
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Monday, March 15, 8: Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Perhaps the new driver includes optimizations for Threadmark.
All tests were performed five times and averaged to yield the results below. File name Release date and basixs size Driver Notes, including operating system and Matrox graphics card support Disk 1 It keeps reporting the drive is busy or in use. Thursday, March 11, 1: It’s a tough issue sometimes.
Similar Threads – Win98 Hard Drive. Proposed as answer by Nano Warp Thursday, March 11, 1: Nytro Leverage flash storage. In Win98SE, baaics I be 1 removing the drives from device manager, 2 shut-down, 3 restart after hooking up the drives?
Jan 10, Messages: I also discovered using Fdisk that both my original Maxtor drive now slave and the new Western Digital master both had primary partition as Active. What happens when I connect my external drive for the first time?