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386 Installation Problem

Posted on 1998-04-19
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Computer: Compaq 386 16Megs Ram 640 Maxtor 71084-a hard drive.  CDROM, Sound Card, VGA Monitor, DOS 6.0

Unable to get Windows95 installed.  Installation errors
out after all files have been copied.  Receiving the
following Windows error:

 "A Fatal Exception 0E Has occurred at 0137:BFF7FFD0"

Tried loading computer up three times.  Experienced
same error every time.

-Terry
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Question by:treis
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by:treis
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by:busuka
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I've checked www.microsoft.com site. They has requirements for
Windows95 486/25 or better. I'm sorry but you out of luck: you
can't install Win95 on 386
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by:treis
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Has anyone installed Windows95 on a 386 computer ??
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Mark Aerts earned 100 total points
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BUSUKA: UUUUUHHHHHHH Wrong Answer
Win95 needs a 386DX (it won't work on an SX) processor and 4 MB RAM to install!!!!
I installed it several times!!!
Your problem is probably a memory manager such as EMM386 or something!!!!!!
First upgrade your DOS to 6.22 then delete everything out of your CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT except HIMEM.SYS and try again (your WIN95 directory must been copied to your harddisk before trying this!!!)
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by:busuka
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So direct your UUUUUHHHH to Microsoft, maybe personally to Bill Gates. This is not
what I dreamed, this is what they say.
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