Abit NF7-S problems..

  robcawser 23:02 27 Jan 2004
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just put together a new rig:

AMD athlon 2600+
512mb DDR 400
Abit NF7-S
SATA 80gb IBM HDD


and im trying to install win98. After the file tranfers, it will reset and go to the 98 boot screen which says "Preparing 98 to boot for the first time", but it just stays here. I know it hasnt crashed cos the bar at the bottom is still moving.
I suspect its to do with the HDD, as we didnt get any drivers or instruction manuals.

Any help appreciated.

Rob

  hugh-265156 01:10 28 Jan 2004

how long did you wait while the progress bar was still moving?

click here says compatable with win98se

how much ram do you have? try with 512 or less.

  hugh-265156 01:13 28 Jan 2004

512mb sorry.

  robcawser 07:41 28 Jan 2004

its not so much a progress bar, just a bar that moves at the start, and its not se, its just normal 98 which we always use before upgrading to xp

  robcawser 07:41 28 Jan 2004

and ive left it at the screen for over 1 hour.

  hugh-265156 15:53 28 Jan 2004

^

  cyberphobic 21:08 28 Jan 2004

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