Serious hobbyist whose main interest is windows 95 and how it works. Enjoy testing software. Currently enrolled in college as a Computer Information Systems major.
A little tidbit from the web:
Some folks seem to have endless trouble with Win95. What are
the chances you are one of them? Try this "Pop Quiz"...
1) Did you install over existing Win3.1x?
1.1) Were you having problems with that Win3.1x?
1.2) Did you expect Win95 to fix them?
1.3) Didn't clean out the old startup files?
2) Did you add RAM to your system?
2.1) Did you add EDO RAM to a pre-EDO system?
2.2) Did folks say EDO would work on a pre-EDO mobo?
2.3) Did you believe them?
3) Do you use disk compression?
3.1) Did you install over old compression?
Software and drivers:
4.1) Do you use any DOS drivers/TSRs under Win95 GUI?
4.2) Do you use any Win3.1x printer drivers in Win95?
4.3) Do you use Win3.1x VGA drivers in Win95?
4.4) Do you use QEMM or RAM compression in Win95 GUI?
4.5) Do you use Plus! or other Win95 resident software?
4.6) Do you switch off or reset while running Windows?
5.1) Is your mobo pre-PnP?
5.2) Is your mobo pre-PCI?
5.3) Do you have less than 8M RAM?
5.4) Do you overclock?
5.5) Do you see but ignore RAM or other hardware errors?
5.6) Are you running a Cyrix/IBM 686 processor?
5.7) Are you running 686 with a COASt cache module?
5.8) Are you running an AMD K5 processor at 3.3V (Std)?
5.9) Does your system crash if cache RAM is enabled?
5.10) Does your system crash if left on too long?