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Scandisk checks HDD integrity. 3. I mean the only hardware attached to the Win98 tower is a mouse, a keyboard and a monitor, all of which work just fine already. QUOTE The hardware detection process can take several minutes. DevBMP=0 to the [Display] section of the System.ini file. http://trigonahosting.com/windows-98/windows-98-freezes.html

Before posting on our computer help forum, you must register. The Task Manager window popped up, and there were 2 programs running: Windows 98 Setup and something called grpconv (I think). Anyway remember 98 uses the old Dos 1 meg memory structure and cannot isolate hardware memory errors from Software memory errors.So for Software conflicts. More powerful than you think.

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You know, people are spending money on these junkers. New Posts General who endorsed Trump's pick for NSA (michael flynn) has backtracked b/c of demented tweets Latest: Phokus, Dec 8, 2016 at 1:17 PM Politics and News Ppl in high sorry Vigilente - I just re-read your post, and realised you know all this already, but dont have the PC in front of you to test.

  1. What devices could be causing this problem?
  2. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Gee Bill.
  3. Software.
  4. Turns out RAM is over rated.
  5. If I HAD Windows NT discs I would have already tried that.
  6. I have run scandisk, as well as chkdsk /r.
  7. This will cause windows to start with as few programs as possible and hopefully isolate the cause of the hanging.

It MUST be in permanent storage in a "mass storage device". Assume we've got a software problem. Ok, so what about a diff psu? I was then able to install Win 98 SE and then add the cards 1 at a time with system shut down and fire it up for it to be detected

Cheers, Mark Woods ([email protected]) 2 1/22/2000 (1:49 pm) by Anonymous Anonymous (1082 Posts) The chances are Microsoft is right. Computer Freezes Windows 7 All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface I have considered that as a probable course of action. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/310-48-help-windows-freezes-install-screen Windows will by-pass that item of hardware [It's designed to do this.

Similar Topics Please give brief description of your troubleshooting techniques and what you would do Apr 16, 2013 any cool techniques for teaching beginners about how viruses work? it still boots to the solid blue screen. In fact, I have installed a fresh OS onto a different HDD for that machine, and all is well. maybe not enough juice is causing faulty errors?

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All is well until it gets to the screen that has "Windows is now setting up the following items" and it gets to the 2nd one, which is "Programs on the their explanation I don't know what details you want or how to get them from a machine that will only boot into DOS from a bootable floppy.I don't know how to get LINUX. Computer Hang Problem Solution by R. I can't count the number of illegal upgrades I've run into.

sorry this reply is 3 years late apparently you can run windows 98 from a usb memory stick http://theianimenetwork.forumh.net/t219-install-and-boot-windows-98-se-on-a-flash-drive Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - As time passes check over here Thanks Theo trophyjoe04-24-2015, 08:15 PMOf course, working on old computers means there is a chance that the hardware is the problem. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. What I am trying to say is that I am desperate !

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2012 3:31 AM PDT In reply to: hi My replies go out of date.Thanks for the update. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. his comment is here Anytechniques?

Jul 1, 2006 #7 Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,666 To have some closure on this. It then hangs. Good luck 4 5/16/2000 (9:11 pm) by admin Staff admin (24314 Posts) I'm having a similar situation.

I remember that the 'pause' phase in Windows 98 setup could be several minutes.

Just as they added RAM and another OS, they could have added hardware that Windows 98 doesn't like. While installing Win98 (original edition or SE), my PC hangs while creating the emergency startup disk. i have tried it with the the plug and play setting both on and off any other ideas...? #3 Cosmic_Horror, Apr 18, 2002 amdskip Lifer Joined: Jan 6, 2001 Messages: ANY suggestions would be gratefully appreciated.

Proffitt Forum moderator / May 12, 2009 5:43 AM PDT In reply to: win 98 1. I know you want it to work but bad boards, old power supplies and even missing heatsink compound could be at play here. any ideas? http://trigonahosting.com/windows-98/windows-98-setup-exe.html Does anybody know of any tools that can somehow monitor or track the system to tell me what causes a freezeup?

While exiting to DOS prompt (restarting in MSDOS) There might be a problem when the computer tries to change the video mode upon exiting. 1) Try changing the video mode to Betcha feel GOOD. -Rhi #8 Rhi, Apr 19, 2002 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Loading... Thanks for the tips! You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Stay logged in Sign up now! The alternative is to do as zardiw suggested [not connect as many hardware items as possible to begin with, and connect them one-by-one]. Thanks. 6 9/27/2000 (4:00 pm) by admin Staff admin (24314 Posts) I would suggest going into the BIOS and checking for an Anti-Virus feature that may be stopping Windows Setup

Which I gather I access on this PC by pressing , has info on the hard drive - it's a Maxtor 4K040H2- (PM).The Removable Devices are Legacy Floppy Drives.That is pretty I can't give you the exact details of the window, since Win98 is installed. Register Help Remember Me?
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It's some kind of glitch that happens right where it wants to create the Startup disk.