Fatal Exception 0D/Win95 Won't Start

I just upgraded an IBM Aptiva system. New Mobo (Matsonic 7112C), Memory (64MB PC100 SDRAM), Processor (Celeron 366mhz) & Video Card. I kept the original Hard Drive (2 GIG Western Digital) loaded with software.
All of the hardware appears to be working fine and recognized during boot-up.
 Now when I boot up, I get a "Fatal Exception 0D Occurred at 03D7:00007DBD current app will be terminated" message and win95 won't start. I can get into "Safe-Mode" and into c: prompt but I can't figure out what's wrong.

Since IBM seems to be proprietory with their systems, I'm thinking that since I'm using the original Hard Drive & software with a new motherboard that's what's creating the problem.
My last resort is to reformat the hard drive & just start from scratch.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Ron
rpalermo2Asked:
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MnNCOMMConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You mentioned that you CAN boot up into SAFE MODE, but not otherwise. When you boot up into safe mode, it loads basic video drivers (amoung other things) bypassing your installed video card drivers as well as other drivers you have installed.

Boot up into safe mode

Change the video drivers to just "Standard VGA" then reboot and see if it goes through.

Then change other devices one by one till you catch the culprate.

Always make sure you check the manufacturers web site for the latest drivers and news about conflicts or issues fixed with the newer revision of software.

If that does not work, REM out everything in your autoexec,bat and config.sys files. Restore them one by one till the system hangs, or you get the same error. In fact, you can copy the autoexec & config files to a floppy and DELETE them from the C drive (or root directory) Windows will still boot up without them. Then if the problem is still there or goes away, you can rule out where it is from.

Sorry there is no "One answer" to fix everything, but this is a fix I have used many of times and it worked for me.

Good Luck !!!

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dlb6597Commented:
I have seen improper video drivers cause this.  Try installing the driver for the new video card that you installed.
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sorgieCommented:
I'm assuming from your description that your using the hard drive as is from your old configuation??

You say all is recognized?
Has it worked at all?
When you boot up is the description of the video board your new one?

Have you tried putting your old video card back to see if it boots up
Safe mode loads a basic driver that work for about any card.
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sorgieCommented:
Also when you get into safe mode have you check all your hardware in device manager to see if it is all correct.
Delete any double enties and if the video card is wrong delete it and reboot.
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rpalermo2Author Commented:
I don't have the old video card to try. It was integrated on the old motherboard. I also can't install the new card (ATI Xpert 98 8MB AGP) yet because it's on a CD.
Thanks,
Ron
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sorgieCommented:
Ok did you disable the integrated video??
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sorgieCommented:
oops forgot you changed the MB!
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sorgieCommented:
What does device manager show as far as all your hardware?
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MrbreezeCommented:
You may have better luck if you boot from a floppy and run the install of Win95 over what you have. If your Win95 is on CD you can go to www.bootdisk.com and download a Win98 bootdisk and boot from it. That will load a CD driver that should work your player if it is new or not to old.
Once you boot from the disk and run the setup of Win95 it will find all your new stuff and you will be able to load the drivers you need.
                        Mrbreeze
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chewhoungCommented:
Try change the memory. It could be that the memory is faulty.
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rpalermo2Author Commented:
Thanks to all!
I decided to just format the drive, re-install win95 & start from scratch. Everything works fine now. I suspect it really was due to the IBM programs that were originally on the system. They stick their proprietary stuff all over the place.
Thanks for all of your ideas.
Ron
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VNSGNE0Commented:
Do You have a sound PCI card in that system?
I got a same error with a processor with more of 300 MH so I must install Windows 98 to avoid...
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