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>Hi!
>I've been trying for days to setup win95 on my computer.
>I have a Pentium 100Mhz with 16 MB Ram and 800MB hard disk. I recently added new 8 MB and a modem (sierra SQ 3845)
>My problem is that after installing the os, when I try to add hardware
>drivers OR when I
>try to install a program OR even randomly,
>When the computer restarts it says:
>"Windows protection error, shut down your computer"/
>Sometimes it persists to the point of needing to install the os again,
>sometimes it disappears
>after several boots util the next time. I tried an upgrade version from WFW311 I tried a
>regular version nothing changes the situation.
>If anyone has anyadvise please contact me:
>nadav02@ibm.net or lichter@netvision.net.il
>Thank you very much in advance,
>Nadav
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Try this Setup Troubleshooting guide. Please follow the steps carefully.
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http://www.microsoft.com/kb/articles/q129/2/60.htm

Let me know how it goes.
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If the errors are random or if the system re-boots without any explanation, your processor might be overheating.  Pop the case cover off and make sure your cooling fan is running properly (when the fan starts to go it might stall from time to time)
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I have already tried all the things that were listed in seebud's proposed file. They did not work.
The problem was hardware generated. It seems that the extra 8 MB of RAM I added did not work well with the 8 MB I already had.
I gave the computer to the place I bought the computer from and the changed all my simms to be of the same type. It works fine for now.
nadav

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Did you have mixed EDO with Non-EDO?
I'd love to know for learnings sake.
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I can't tell for sure if it was an EDO or NON-EDO mix. But can assume it was becasue the old simms were older than 2 years. Since nost of the new simms sold today are EDO I guess that was the problam. The lab did not tell me.

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nadav02,
Thanks for the information, I'm putting you answer here for others to see in the future. if you'll grade this we'll get it off the active list. Good working with you.
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The problem was hardware generated. It seems that the extra 8 MB of RAM I added did not work well with the 8 MB I already had.
I gave the computer to the place I bought the computer from and the changed all my simms to be of the same type. It works fine for now.
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Thanks nadav02.
  If I can help you;
bwil@erinet.com
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