Invisible Software

Patch for Windows 98 Second Edition


There is a patch to correct a problem that occurs with Windows 98 Second Edition on some laptop computers.

Problem Description

On some laptop computers running Windows 98 Second Edition, there are error messages during startup saying "TransBIOS virtual device driver is not installed or not working". After startup, network functions are not available, and usually there is no Network Neighborhood icon.

Installing the Patch

This problem is corrected by installing the following patch.

  1. Click here to download PATCH982.ZIP (39K).
  2. Make a directory on your hard disk and unzip PATCH982.ZIP into it.
  3. Follow the instructions in the enclosed README.TXT text file.

The patch replaces two of the Invisible LAN driver files with new versions.

Note: This patch should be used only with Invisible LAN version 4.00K.


Notices: Copyright 1999 by Invisible Software, Inc. Invisible Software and InvisibleLAN are trademarks of Invisible Software, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

This document was prepared on 12/30/99, and was believed to be accurate as of that date. Procedures, specifications, and compatibility may change without notice, and therefore this document may be out-of-date and/or inapplicable to current product versions. Invisible Software provides this document "AS IS" and without warranty of any kind. Under no circumstances shall this document be construed as creating or expanding any warranty of product performance.


Go back to Support FAQ.