Program Install from CD Freezes System...
Posted on 1999-01-28
Whenever I try to install a program from a CD, my computer totally freezes( control-alt-delete does not work). I then have to restart computer.This happens under win 98 installed on a scsi hardrive.Also when writing cd,s from h\d or cdrom I get" unable to write command on device 03". I also have win 2000 running on an ide hardrive in the same system and I switch Os's in the bios. With win 2000 this problem does not exist.
Here are my system details: P2\266,Acer Ax6l M\b,64 meg sdram,Matrox G100 AGP 8 meg,Diamond Monster 3D,Acer 56k modem,Sound Blaster AWE64,Asus SC200 scsi adapter,Seagate Barracuda 4.35 gig scsi h\d,Seagate Medalist Pro 6.4 gig ultra dma ide h\d,Fujitsu 2.1 gig ultra dma h\d,Toshiba 32x scsi cdrom,Yamaha 4260 rewriteable scsi cdrw,Microsoft wheel mouse, and last of all an Acer 610 scsi scanner.I have tried swapping ram,switched cdrom to an nec 16x scsi,installed win 95b,checked termination(passive and on the two ends of the chain - scanner and h\d,host adapter termination off), but no luck... Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks in advance.