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Posted on 1999-01-17
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When I select "Add New Hardware" from Control Panel my computer locks up on the second screen.  I've reloaded Wiondows '98 several times and this has not solved the problem.
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by:jcarlo
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What's your new hardware?
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by:Asta Cu
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Can you boot in SAFE MODE and check control panel to see if any errors are reflected and advise?  If any duplicates or errors, remove them, reboot.  What are you trying to add?
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by:Asta Cu
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Was your Windows 98 installation a new install or upgrade, if upgrade, from what version?  Defining your computer type, bios, RAM, storage, motherboard, etc. would be most helpful.
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istal112898 earned 100 total points
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Remove any Video driver Utilities, and remove the driver of the video card, in SAFE MODE. then, reboot and reinstall the newest drivers downloaded from the WEB
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