On reboot,it comes up and says that there may be a bad sector on C and wants to run scandisk. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Select and start Windows in safe mode. Hence, the drive reported error when trying to access the phantom 20MB. Create a new discussion If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. All of the above are sound ideas but it seems to me that if you get the same error after removing NIC and driver that you may have some leftovers in the registry. Win98 – Phantom Bad Sectors.
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I’ve repeated the ghost-load drivers-failprocess twice with the same results – it 3905b on loading the 3cb drivers. You should be able to download the newer version as long as you have your Ghost disk and the serial number.
Try using Regclean a Microsoft download or do a Regedit search for 3cb. Win98 – Phantom Bad Sectors. Go to the device manager and get rid of all the system devices, hard disk controllers, network adapters and reboot.
It seemed to run fine as I loaded drivers and went through several reboots. The system still reported that the 20 MB existed even though it did not. Reset Post Submit Post. Create a new discussion If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.
Hence, the drive reported error when trying to access the phantom 20MB. You did not mention what version of Ghost you are using.
Upon startup, press F8 to go into the Windows 98 startup menu. I beleive there’s nothing physically wrong with the hard drive. The system should detect the card and a regular PCI ethernet card. Any tech worth the oxygen he consumes knows this already. When 3c095b ghost a machine, you’re ghosting every little detail that was ain98 with the original machine, including the motherboard resources, devices, etc Select and start Windows in safe mode.
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On reboot,it comes up and says that there may be a bad sector on C and wants to run scandisk. The system willredetect and re-install the correct driver components for this machine upon next startup. The system actsfine except for this error on bootup that occurs just after Win. Please remember to be considerate of other members.
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I do know there are some issues with older versions of Ghost and large hard drives. I had a similar problem associated with the last sector on several ghosted machines. Although I removed the drivers, and even the Wiin98, it still gives me the error. Then, suddenly, I’m loading the 3cb drivers for the 3cb NIC, and I get a blue wjn98 that it can’t write to C: The error happened one more than the NIC when I 3c05b this – I just started with a fresh install as someone else suggested.
Go into the device manager at that point and update the driver for the ethernet card. Everything worked great after that. Clear the entry out of the device manger and make sure your network settings are empty and reboot. This in turn gives you the bad sector message and problems trying to get your PC to work.
This conversation is currently closed to new comments. All of the above are sound ideas but it seems to me that if you get the same error after removing NIC and driver that you may have some leftovers in 3c90b registry.
I don’t think this is a problem with the hard drive, just something conflicting with the loading of the nic, and it’s hard to say 3c9055b. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I believe the only thing you need is disk 1 to load the drivers. Just load the default drivers.