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retro99

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  1. Thanks for your help. I agree the router is the way to go but unfortunately I can't find that router in Indonesia. It may be available here under a different model # but the price will be much higher than it is in the US, that's for sure. I did see one on eBay for $83 but it was in the US and shipping/handling/insurance and customs taxes (25%) would make it unaffordable. I'd pay $50 for a driver if that's a fair price. I paid $70 for the Pantech USB modem in 2009.
  2. Hi Joe. I did find this: http://www.driverssoftware.com/drivers.php/data-modem-cdma-6803-driver/70037 and http://www.baltia.net/en/nodes/view/594 Those are C-motech Rev. A modems (USB) that support Win98. So, I'm downloading those drivers and just need to make a few edits? This would be awesome if it works.
  3. My ISP offers two interfaces for the Pantech PX-500 (PC5750): PCMCIA and USB http://mobile-8.com/mobi/index.php/Device/Device/ My wife has an Asus laptop with Windows 7 on it. Would it be possible to run an ethernet cable from her laptop to my PC and use internet connection sharing until I can afford that router? Paul
  4. Sorry for the dumb question, but is it possible or worthwhile for someone to write a Windows 98 driver for some types of hardware? I have the ubiquitous Pantech PX-500 (PC5750) USB modem. It uses CDMA 1xRTT, EVDO Rev. O and Rev. A and only works with Windows 2000 and up. It is quite popular for use with Sprint, Verizon and other ISPs in desktops or laptops. There are probably a lot of folks who use mobile internet these days and would like their win98 laptop (I use a desktop) to be online with high speeds. I bet they'd be willing to pay for the drivers as I know I am. I don't know if it is possible or if R. Loew or anyone else could write drivers for some popular 2k/XP hardware for $$$. If it is not possible or worth it, do you know of a USB modem that works out of the box with Windows 98SE? Thanks. I appreciate your help. Paul
  5. Compatible Hardware with Windows 9x

    Creative Ectiva 5.1 PCI sound card (white box, cheap, sold in Japan and Asia and uses WDM driver model) is fully supported in Windows 98SE/Me. May stutter when playing back WMA files while performing processor-intensive tasks, but it also does this in 2k/XP. Canon CanoScan LiDE 25 USB scanner is fully supported in Windows 98SE/Me. Works perfectly. Fuji Xerox DocuPrint 203A laser printer is fully supported in Windows 98/Me. BAFO Sil3512 (Silicon Image chip) SATA-I PCI card. Can hook up to two SATA drives. Has its own BIOS which is easily flashed. Works perfectly with 98SE/Me. Shuttle AN35N-400 nForce 2 motherboard supports Windows 98SE/Me, however, it is unstable using nVidia's IDE driver on standard IDE hard drive. A workaround I've tested a few times confirms (for me) that it is perfectly stable in Win9x when using a SATA hard drive on the Sil3x12 SATA add-on card and not installing the nVidia IDE drivers. IMHO, my previous ATI Radeon 9600XT 256MB AGP 8x card was less stable than nVidia GeForce4 MX440 64MB with AGP8x I am currently using. That said, the capacitors on the ATI card were bulging and leaking, so if that had been going on for a long time, that could have been the problem all along. Regards, Paul
  6. I installed the Windows Me unofficial service pack from the MDGx website and it makes WinMe very stable. I haven't had a blue screen yet or any hanging/freeze. However, when I visited Windows Update it shows the following updates. Should I install them or were they already included in the unofficial service pack? Thanks! :-) Paul Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (KB916281) Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express 6 Service Pack 1 (KB837009) Security Update for Windows Media Player 9 for Windows 98 and Windows ME (KB917734) Security Update for DirectX 9 (KB904706) Critical Update for Windows Media Player Script Commands (KB828026) 816093: Security Update Microsoft Virtual Machine (Microsoft VM) Recommended Updates Cumulative Update for Outlook Express 6 Service Pack 1 for Windows Me (KB887797) Microsoft .NET Framework version 1.1 Windows Automatic Updating (Windows Me) Euro Conversion Tool
  7. Last Versions of Software for Windows 98SE

    I need Verizon Access Manager software for Windows 98SE. Will the Pantech PX-500 USB EVDO Rev. A modem (aka PC5750) work with Win98? Verizon's website lists 5.8.2 as the last version to support Win98 but they don't have a download link on their website AFAIK. I currently use Verizon Access Manager for Windows XP but would like to use it on Win98. Thanks! Paul
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