Black Boot Screen
Posted on 1998-11-05
I have an AMD 300 on a M575 motherboard with 64m of memory and Acer M1531/43 chipset and a Diamond Viper330 PCI graphics card with a Samsung4.3G Hard Drive. I am running
the latest version of Windows98. The system passes all benchmark tests. But, when I boot, after the POST, I get the windows98 splash screen for about 3 or 4 seconds, then the screen goes black for about 20 seconds before I get the desktop screen. Otherwise, the system runs very well. I have updated every driver I can think of to update. How can I get the windows98 splash screen to stay up until the desktop screen comes up?