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    Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
    « Reply #15 on: December 14, 2007, 01:41:12 PM »
    I found another problem.At "Device Manager" under "Display adapters" i see only "Standard PCI Graphics Adapters (VGA).When i click the properties options i see this notice : "This device is not working properly because IRQ Holder for PCI Steering is not working properly (Code 37) "
    What does it mean ?

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    Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
    « Reply #16 on: December 14, 2007, 02:29:34 PM »
    Every issue here points to the lack of motherboard drivers...do you have them for that laptop by chance ? ?
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      Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
      « Reply #17 on: December 14, 2007, 02:54:06 PM »
      No, i don't have any drivers. Do you know where i can find drivers for "Standard PCI Graphics Adapters (VGA)" ?

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      Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
      « Reply #18 on: December 14, 2007, 03:17:39 PM »
      You need the whole package of MBoard drivers for that machine...visit the manufacturers site and check the Support section.
      Make sure you specify Win98.
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        Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
        « Reply #19 on: December 16, 2007, 12:30:01 PM »
        I thing the problem is this IRQ Holder because i succeed to install some video drivers but always i get this massage in the properties window:"This device is not working properly because IRQ Holder for PCI Steering is not working properly (Code 31)".May be i must change some settings in BIOS but what exactly i don't  know. My BIOS type is "Phoenix"

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        Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
        « Reply #20 on: December 16, 2007, 03:49:31 PM »
        You're not listening...
        All these symptoms are related to the lack of correct MBoard drivers.
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          Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
          « Reply #21 on: December 17, 2007, 02:56:39 PM »
          Just in case if  i'm getting some IRQ conflict what can i do about that ?

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            Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
            « Reply #22 on: December 18, 2007, 02:07:37 PM »
            One more question because i think i made some basic mistake.The name of the laptop motherboard is Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd. CF-27-2 and the mother board chipset is Intel 82440BX/ZX(that is from "everest") .To fix my display problems i must find drivers for this chipset Intel 82440BX/ZX. Am i right or wrong ?

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            Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
            « Reply #23 on: December 19, 2007, 09:57:13 AM »
            Correct.
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              Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
              « Reply #24 on: December 21, 2007, 01:39:26 PM »
              How to install correctly the chipset drivers because  the chipset is not listed in Device Manager?
               It's a an .exe file.

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              Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
              « Reply #25 on: December 21, 2007, 03:50:19 PM »
              Double clik it...are you confident it's the right one ? ?
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                Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
                « Reply #26 on: December 22, 2007, 09:33:46 AM »
                I tried this drivers http://downloadcenter.intel.com/filter_results.aspx?strTypes=all&ProductID=129&OSFullName=Windows*+98+SE&lang=eng&strOSs=18&submit=Go%21
                (the second end third) but noting changed and i couldn't find any other drivers for 440 chipset family at Intel site. Is that a this drivers what i needed or i must look for some others ?

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                  Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
                  « Reply #27 on: December 23, 2007, 02:25:19 AM »
                  If i loaded the correct chipset drivers what can be the other problems for the display problems.
                  This is the devices in Device Manager to which i have yellow mark:
                  Display adapters>NeoMagic Magic Media 256AV
                  Other devices> PCI Multimadia Audio Device
                  PCMCIA socket>Ricoh RL/RB5C478 CardBus Controller;Ricoh RL/RB5C478 CardBus Controller
                  Sound,video and game controllers>Sound Blaster Pro or compatible
                  Universal Serial Bus Controller>Intel 82371AB/EB PCI to USB Universal Host Controller

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                    Re: Help with installing Windows 98 on laptop
                    « Reply #28 on: December 23, 2007, 02:43:15 AM »
                    My big problem now is a video drivers.Before installing Windows 98 i  had installed Windows XP on my laptop and i have 32 bit  colors and higher resolution but now i have 16 bit colors and  640х480 resolution.Everest give me this information about the video:
                    for Windows video - Standard PCI Graphics Adaptor (VGA) and for PCI/AGP Video - NeoMagic NM2200 Magic Media256. I had downloaded this driver http://www.video-drivers.com/drivers/88/88088.htm
                    It was a an .rar file. I just  uncompressed  it but there was no .exe or setup file.I just copy the  folder to my hard  disk and restart the computer but nothing happened.
                    How can i fix the problem with the 16 bit colors an this low resolution ?

                    I have to ask why the down-grade?