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  1. Portable devices via MTP driver in Windows 98

    Joe, thanks very much for pointing out your notes on MTP/PTP experimentation. Having obtained the 'wmdmcmd' utility from the MTP porting kit package (version 10) I can confirm that indeed, I can now manage files on my device via command line. I guess this is the best possible option at the moment for my Windows 98 machine. If I want to be more comfortable, I will use a computer with Windows XP. Thanks again! P.S. How stupid of Android developers, however, to knock out usb mass storage support on purpose...
  2. Portable devices via MTP driver in Windows 98

    Hi Joe, I wonder if installing the Service Pack would help me. Basically, I followed these instructions: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/171263/mtp-devices-in-windows-me/ I do already have the MTP support pack installed, and I was also able to successfully install a driver for my phone, i.e. it is detected in Device Manager. However, unlike Windows XP (and according to the link above, also Windows Me), Windows 98 does NOT show up the MTP device in Windows Explorer. Therefore, I am not able to browse and manipulate with the files on my device. Is there any piece of software that would enable me to do this? Windows Media Player 9 is not helpful. Thanks!
  3. Hi everyone, I own a HTC One S smartphone. I was able to transfer files from and to this device via standard USB Mass Storage driver on my Windows 98 machine. However, the developers of Android killed the option to connect via USB Mass Storage with the Android 4.1 update. It is now possible to transfer files only through MTP (Media Transfer Protocol). However, MTP support is basically non-existent in Windows 98. I was able to obtain the MTP porting kit and after overcoming some difficulties, I successfully installed a custom driver for my device. I am now able to see the device in Windows Media Player 9, when I go to the "Copy to CD or device" option. I can see the folders on my phone correctly... however, Windows Media Player would only enable me to copy files to the device, not vice versa. In Windows 98, even with the MTP package installed, it is not possible see portable devices in Windows Explorer. Is there any software capable of giving me access to the files on the device? Thanks!
  4. KernelEx 4.5.2

    It would be great to implement changes so that the latest version of Opera can be used on Windows 98, including fixes for opening links from external programs (which currently crash Opera).
  5. KernelEx 4.5.2

    It can be used with my DLLHOOK redirector. Hello rloew, I e-mailed you a few weeks ago, but maybe you did not receive my message. I was wondering whether you plan further development of your DLLHOOK software, for example to add new functions or to maintain compatibility with newer versions of KernelEx. Also, is there a listing of software possible to run on Windows 98 (SE) using DLLHOOK? Thanks!
  6. KernelEx 4.5.2

    Hi everyone, the newest version of sumatrapdf (2.0.1) no longer works with KernelEx. The error given is the following: "The LIBMUPDF.DLL file is linked to the missing export NTDLL.DLL:vsprintf."
  7. KernelEx 4.5.2

    With the latest version of Flash Player (11.2.), the installer gives the following error: "...missing export ADVAPI32.DLL:ChangeServiceConfig2W". The last version of Flash Player to work with KernelEx 4.5 is thus, for the time being, 11.1. Edit: Apologies, I just noticed there is a separate thread regarding this issue...
  8. Thanks for the replies. I checked jumpers, tried various combinations of the drives in different IDE channels, none of which helped... finally I found out that even logging off and back on is enough to get the drive going... then I realized that some time ago I had put Nero Drivespeed to load at startup, with the aim to automatically reduce the reading speed (and thus the noise) of the CD mechanism. Removing Drivespeed from loading at startup fixed my problem.
  9. Hi all, I have the following problem under Windows XP SP3. I have two optical drives - one DVD drive (Teac DV-516E) and one CD-RW drive (Teac CD-W522E). The problem affects each of the drives independently. Assume I start the computer with the given CD drive empty. If i insert a CD, Windows will not detect it and will say "Please insert a disk into drive..." upon double-clicking the drive in My Computer. However, if I restart the computer and leave the CD inside, Windows will read the CD upon restarting. Also, I can then change the CD and Windows will again read it normally. Or in other words, if I start the computer with the given drive empty, I cannot use it - I must start with a disc inside in order to be able to use the drive. I thought this might be a hardware problem. Since I have a dual boot set up on this machine with Windows 98 (which I now use sparingly), I tested under Windows 98 and the drives works normally there. Any suggestions?
  10. Thanks, Xeno, for the updated version! Unfortunately the problem with opening links or .htm files in Opera still remains (see for example my post #1332). Hopefully it will be possible to fix it soon.
  11. Also, does the Windows Media Player plugin work for anyone in Opera 11.x? On my machine, it works OK until Opera 9.64. With Opera 10.x, it only worked sporadically, now it doesn't seem to work at all. I have the plugin detected and enabled, but videos won't play (nothing happens).
  12. I just tested with versions 11.11, 11.01 and 11.00 - the problem with opening links from external programs or trying to launch a new instance of Opera are the same. I wonder if there is anyone who could figure out how to fix it.
  13. Adding to the posts about Opera 11.5 and KernelEx. I just installed Opera 11.51 on my Windows 98 SE machine (manually via unpacking the installer contents.) Thus far, everything seems to work fine. The browser is very fast. However, there is a problem with: - opening http/https links from programs outside Opera (Outlook, notepad, etc.) - opening html files from Windows Explorer I have attached a screenshot of the illegal operation errer when opening a link from a plain text e-mail. After clicking Close, Opera still stays open, and it opens a new tab with a Google search with a strange mess of characters. A similar error occurs when launching a new instance of Opera while Opera is running. I am considering switching back to the previous version of Opera (10.63), since the problem with links is rather annoying (I often open links from my e-mail messages).
  14. KernelEx 4.5.2

    Has anyone had success with running the latest version of Docx2Rtf under Windows 98? The previous version (3.8) worked fine without KernelEx. The current one gives me an illegal operation, even if used with KernelEx.
  15. NVidia drivers 82.69

    Hi everyone, I am posting re: 82.69 display drivers and shutdown issues with certain cards. I recently bought a used nVidia Geforce 7600 GS (AGP 512 MB RAM) for a Pentium IV - based machine at home. I successfully got the card to work with the 82.69 drivers. How ever, I did begin experiencing problems with shutdown - sometimes the computer hangs, sometimes it displays "It is now safe to turn off your computer" (with the previous card and drivers, it turned off automatically), where it also sort of hangs, because I have to hold the power button for a while for the machine to turn off. I tried rloew's suggestion from post #294, i.e. replacing four specific files with the 77.72 versions. However, this lead to a problem with the display driver in the device manager and I was only able to use 16 colors. Does anyone have a suggestion how to fix teh shutdown problem? Should I try to uninstall 82.69 and install the complete 77.72 driver?