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WHEN I TRY TO LOAD WIN 95 TO A NEW HARD DRIVE I RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING ERROR MESSAGE,  SETUPX.DLL (A GENERAL PROTECTION FAULT),  AND WHEN I TRY TO GET OUT THE PROGRAM SHUTS DOWN.  THE ERROR COMES OFTER SETUP CHECKS THE SYSTEM AND HARDWARE IN THE COMPUTER.  
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by:ryans
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Can you try it with different SIMM chips?
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by:harley47
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Are you loading from CD-rom?  If so try creating a Windows\options\cabs directorys and then copy the Win95 directory from the CD-rom into the c:>\windows\options\cabs.

Run setup from there.  


Bill
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by:chunsaker
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ryans got it right. Every time (about 6 now) that I've seen this message, it's been bad memory.
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by:wayneb
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Have a look at this document and see if this helps,
There can be alot of different things that can cause this problem including bad hardware, but have a look non the less and see if you find something that helps you here. You may have to register and fill out a 5 minute form to access the Ms Kb.

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q129/2/60.asp
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by:harley47
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Any luck?
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shintinsdas87 earned 150 total points
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maybe if you're really desperate, you should reinstall win95. good luck
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by:1551
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THANKS TO RYANS AND CHUNSAKER, YOU WERE RIGHT!!!!!!!!!

I CHANGED MEMORY AND SETUP WAS PERFORMED WITHOUT A PROBLEM.  

THANKS AGAIN.
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by:ryans
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Great, now can you kill the proposed answer (that suggest to re-install Win95 to fix your Win95 installation problem!!??) and I can submit an answer for grading??
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Hey! Why did you accept the proposed WRONG answer!!!???
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