Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

a problem with emm 386 error

Posted on 1998-07-27
5
Medium Priority
?
272 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-26
when an error message such as emm 386 error at certain address .........what is the problem with the computer?
0
Comment
Question by:huineng
5 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:tuvi
ID: 1121684
That means Emm386 is in Memory Conflict with some hardwares in your computer. Use the X switch to exclude the memory address from emm386
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:semontgomery
ID: 1121685
It also depends on the code the is displayed as to what the problem is.

EMM386 Exception error #xx @ xxxx:xxxxxxxx CODE xxxx

The first two "xx" represent what the actual error is (divide, debugger, breakpoint, etc.

The next "xxxx" represent the Code Segment, then the 8 "x"'s are the instruction pointer . Both show where in memory the error accured.

What is the exact error the you had?
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:liebla
ID: 1121686
If you have a PCI network interface card in your computer you should use em386.exe Version 4.49 which is delivered with MS DOS 6.22
DOS 6.20 contains only EMM386.EXE version 4.48
/V for emm386.exe in config.sys displays the version during startup
With versions before 4.49 it is possible that your PC is hanging when load the network drivers


0
 

Expert Comment

by:lonnier
ID: 1121687
Use 'msd', microsoft debug to look at what sitting in the upper memory region from A0000 to FFFFF. Quarterdeck's 'mft' program is excellent for doing the look. You'll probable need a well placed 'exclusion' for the display card or the network card.
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
rbr earned 100 total points
ID: 1121688
Pls post the exact error messages. Which hardware have you installed (network card, ...)
0

Featured Post

Ask an Anonymous Question!

Don't feel intimidated by what you don't know. Ask your question anonymously. It's easy! Learn more and upgrade.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Great sound, comfort and fit, excellent build quality, versatility, compatibility. These are just some of the many reasons for choosing a headset from Sennheiser.
New style of hardware planning for Microsoft Exchange server.
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an anti-spam), the admin…
When cloud platforms entered the scene, users and companies jumped on board to take advantage of the many benefits, like the ability to work and connect with company information from various locations. What many didn't foresee was the increased risk…
Suggested Courses

824 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question