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Lost ide controller ....asterisk in device manager

No rom available because the controller went awol.No reinstallation available because of this. how to sort this out without reformatting drive?

Also trouble getting setup to run, in any case. when i go caldera dos and enter setup prompt using floopy to With/Without cd rom support all i get is bad command and cannot access the startup prog for re installation.( Other computer)both  win 98se.

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Re: lost ide controller ....asterisk in device manager

Your problem and description does not make sense, any chance by rom  you mean CDROM?

Do you have an original 98 CD? Or a copy. Rather than using caldera, use a 98 boot floppy?

Their are lots of ways to fix this, but i cant quite understand what your wanting to fix, or do.

Give a bit more information and i'm sure we can get you going.

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