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Reinstall Windows 98 - from Intel MMX(TM) to Genuine Intel

by itlearner / November 16, 2006 7:13 AM PST

My laptop is Intel Pentium(r) with MMX(TM) Technology, 233 MHz. After I installed a PCMCIA USB 2.0 CardBus Card driver, my laptop cannot boot up any more. I have to replace the hard drive.

After I reinstalled Windows 98, the laptap is running slower. When I check the System Properties, it shows the laptop is Genuinelntel Pentium(r) Processor but NOT Intel Pentium(r) with MMX(TM) 233 MHz. How I can get the right setup? Please Help.

My laptop does not have USB port, I have to install one by using PCMCIA CardBus Card. I think the minimum system requirement is PII 233. Am I right?

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Usually a matter of forgetfulness.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2006 7:32 AM PST

You forgot to install the laptop's driver CD or use it's restore CD. Microsoft doesn't include the motherboard and PCMCIA chipset drivers so not much should work.

Hopefully this little reminder will have you pull out that old restore CD.

Bob

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Armada 7790DMT driver CD
by itlearner / November 16, 2006 8:36 AM PST

I don't have a laptop(Armada 7790DMT)'s driver CD, Hope can download from the net. will give you an update later. Thanks for reply.

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The 7790DMT link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2006 10:24 AM PST
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