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by comparotf
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: use of usb-adapters and 128 Gb (or other) mem card
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

Re: use of usb-adapters and 128 Gb (or other) mem card

Hi,
Not really: I assume it is possible and look for a way to do it correctly.
Kind regards
by comparotf
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: use of usb-adapters and 128 Gb (or other) mem card
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

use of usb-adapters and 128 Gb (or other) mem card

Hi does the installation on usb-adapters and 128 Gb memory card (or other big cards) USING dd and the extension to obtain a big reactOS system including all (system+data) possible (USB 2 and USB 3 both available)? can it be loaded by the integrated booting source selector (after hitting on the speci...
by comparotf
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: search an howto go back to windows95
Replies: 8
Views: 10500

Re: search an howto go back to windows95

it seems to be really the right! thank you, I will try it!
by comparotf
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: search an howto go back to windows95
Replies: 8
Views: 10500

Re: search an howto go back to windows95

thank your gonzo, I did of course also try those ways, but they don't install some drivers in Win95! no, the only proper way would be a hard ware delivered with all drivers for actual an OLD os's! the new reinstallations CD's / DVD's generally do not that and linux transmit nothing of the good linux...
by comparotf
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: search an howto go back to windows95
Replies: 8
Views: 10500

search an howto go back to windows95

I need for some activities to go back to the real windows 95 but ... ... with a modern laptop. is that possible? (all my experiences to do that in the last years did fail due to the missing drivers for the new hardware. next problem would be, that windows 95 usually formates all the hard disk so, th...
by comparotf
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Support
Topic: ReactOS 4.0 installed - no driver work
Replies: 2
Views: 4570

ReactOS 4.0 installed - no driver work

Hi ReactOS 4.0 installed. Screen resolution is not perfect but enough actually (1600 x nnnn, 32 bit, globus appears oval not round). Other drivers do not work. My DELL Laptop XPS L502X (8x Intel Core i7-2670QM @ 2.20 GHz, 8 Gb RAM, integr. Display 1920 x 1080 pixels) seems not to be completely recog...
by comparotf
Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Support
Topic: reactOS 4.0 installed - what now?
Replies: 2
Views: 4450

Re: reactOS 4.0 installed - what now?

As I did get no answer here and can not wait longer without PC, I did google and find in the wiki an old article about the use of Grub. The offered solution continues to work good. Find later my actual grub.cfg to help other to do the same if needing. I did install grub with the maintenance iso from...
by comparotf
Sat Feb 20, 2016 2:45 am
Forum: Support
Topic: reactOS 4.0 installed - what now?
Replies: 2
Views: 4450

reactOS 4.0 installed - what now?

Hi After the publication in distrowatch I did download both ISOs, test and install. The installation was only in partition 1 possible and I did have to change a lot on my HD :oops: ... But now reactOS 4.0 starts in an acceptable screen resolution (the mouse pad of the laptop is recognized but the ex...
by comparotf
Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: use emulation to get drivers from Linux?
Replies: 6
Views: 2515

Re: use emulation to get drivers from Linux?

I did retry to start reactOS from qemu installed in Puppy linux (* (** out the reactOS live ISO and it starts pretty without some visible error or else what would be unfortunate. The problem is that you only can verify that it starts but nothing more because absolutely no usual application is includ...
by comparotf
Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: use emulation to get drivers from Linux?
Replies: 6
Views: 2515

use emulation to get drivers from Linux?

Hi As I am using two difficult PC's concerning the drivers for reactOS (Dell Optiplex SX280 with Pentiium and Intel-chips, and Acer Laptop emachines with ADM64 and ATI chips) I can't try to use reactOS. It is the reason why I continue to often use Windows 95 in qemu with acceptable performances and ...
by comparotf
Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: install on linux environment
Replies: 2
Views: 4148

install on linux environment

hi I have a DELL Optiplex SX280 with Pentium, 1 Gb RAM, terrible Intel chip set, and a really big harddisk (500 Gbyte) with 7 partitions all made with gparted in Linux for linux. the 1. partition is the swap with 1 Gb the 2 next partitions are free and actually vfat created with gparted the 3. parti...
by comparotf
Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: big hard disk
Replies: 3
Views: 2225

big hard disk

Hi I did buy and install a big hard disk (500 GB) for my old computer (Dell Optiplex SX 280 with Intel Pentium and terrible Intel chips). I did reserve the partition /dev/sda2 for windows applications and /dev/sda3 for windows data in vfat. sda1 is swap for Linux and linux is in different partitions...
by comparotf
Sun Sep 20, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: no grub installation
Replies: 10
Views: 8209

Re: no grub installation

Hi hto It starts first with an light blue screen and a lot of lines of informations and stop after something did be made with the MSPS.SYS, AFD.SYS and SERIAL.SYS with the last message: "unabel to get file system of D:/" (at the first start I did find that E:/ is the CDROM-drive and did wo...
by comparotf
Sun Sep 20, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: Support
Topic: no grub installation
Replies: 10
Views: 8209

Re: no grub installation

hi I did burn an other CD (I did burn the first one as soon I did see the parution of 3.10 at Distrowatch a long time ago) and reactOS starts now. I can see a big progress in the new version really :!: But I can't use it now because of an new technical problem. reactOS did not find all drivers for m...
by comparotf
Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: no grub installation
Replies: 10
Views: 8209

Re: no grub installation

hi hto i suppose that the installation is not complete. no freeldr.sys no freeldr.ini in / and no directory "loader" . in /reactos only 5 directories (bin, fonts, inf, media, system32) and only 8 files (explorer.exe, explorer_new.exe, hh.exe, regedit.exe, winhlp32.exe, system.ini, explorer...