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HELP;START UP PROBLEMS
hutches Sep-13-00 06:43 PM
I was in contoll panel on modem setings PC froze up,I tried what pc manual said to do,ending up shuting down & restarting.This is what i get now......It will start,98 window screen will show then on Driver info it list several and this is last info>
C:/>REM (HEADER)
Bad command or file name VMM32.VXD is required to Run windows.If this file is not in your path you may need to Reinstall windows.C:/>--
-------That is where i am,useing webtv for much needed HELP!

1. RE: HELP;START UP PROBLEMS
lbyard Sep-13-00 09:22 PM
In response to message 0
Do what it says. Put the Win 98 CD in your CD-ROM drive, hold the Ctrl key while booting up to get to the menu, boot to DOS, and run /Setup:
C:\>D:\setup
Where D: is your CD-ROM drive letter.
Install in the C:/windows directory even if Windows advises installing it elsewhere; on top of the previous install.
If the CD-ROM drive doesn't work...
C:\edit autoexec.bat
Remove the rem in front of the line with mscdex.exe in it.
Repeat.
If you can't get to the DOS prompt you will need to use/make a startup floppy (http://duxcw.com/digest/Fromshop/software/windows/startup/startup.htm) with driver that will work with your CD-ROM drive.
Or, your computer may be able to boot directly to the CD-ROM, fro which you can run setup. Go into the CMOS Setup and see if the option is available, usually in the BIOS setup.
Larry



2. RE: HELP;START UP PROBLEMS
lbyard Sep-13-00 09:34 PM
In response to message 1
Also check for a virus. Larry

3. RE HELP
hutches Sep-14-00 03:53 PM
In response to message 0
Larry...Got it to windows 98 startup menu with a list of (3)the 3rd.one is highlited-BOOT TO DOS PROMP FROM CD ROM,I presed ENTER and it starts checking on stuff,PCI bus scan,etc.ASPI CD-ROM driver for DOS version etc.
last is--MSCDEX VERSION 2.25 DRIVE R:=DRIVER GEMCD001 unit 0,
A:\>-(flashin)cursdor,..I want to thank you for the help ..Arthur

4. RE: RE HELP
lbyard Sep-14-00 05:30 PM
In response to message 3
Arhter, I forgot to mention, when booting to the CD-ROM drive, the CD-ROM drive becomes the A: drive. Just type setup;
A:\>setup
Larry

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