This works both for my Nec ready series system at home and the Dell Opteplex systems under my care at UT.
Put these lines in config.sys
DEVICE=HIMEM.SYS /TESTMEM OFF
DEVICE =nec_ide.SYS /d neccd
Put this line in autoexec.bat
mscdex /d neccd
This may lead to the dreaded dos compatability mode message from win95
so I keep this on a win95 boot diskette along with the many zip drive drivers now available and sys.com to fix partition tables( a last resort).
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