Win95 (osr2), boot up protection error
Posted on 1997-11-21
I have Win95 OSR2..
When I first installed OSR2 I wanted to be able to load some stuff high when I rebooted into MSDOS mode so I added the EMM386 line to my config.sys. Now if I try to rem the emm386 line from my config.sys I get a Windows Protection error when booting up and cannot get into windows. I can only get there from safe mode. If I unrem the line everything is ok. Why can't I remove this line?
I remember with the first release of windows you didn't even have to have a autoexec.bat or config.sys and windows would still boot. Also, I know that when I first installed OSR2 there was no emm386 line in my config.sys.
My config sys has the himem.sys line, the emm386 line a files=40 line and a Dos=high,umb line.
Also, I tried to remove the config.sys all together and still no bootup..
I am assuming there is something in the registry, tho this is a guess..
Is there a way to be able to boot with the emm386 and without the emm386?