disk drives have dissapeared

  mgfo 09:06 30 Mar 2005

i booted up my pc and got a blue screen error which said something about child devices and 32-bit now my cdr and dvdr drives are not in "my computer" but the bios sees them ok also in device manager it says my hard drives are using ms-dos compatibility using windows 98se

  Yoda Knight 09:41 30 Mar 2005

"said something about child devices and 32-bit"


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:40 30 Mar 2005

Try 1st System File Checker
click here

if no good then try Win98 restore

Boot with a win98floppy start disc

click here, download the file to hard disc then put clean floppy in drive double click download to create 98 boot disc.

Start with disc at A:\> type SCANREG /RESTORE press enter from list choose old date to restore before your problem started.

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