Windows ME hangs when updating hardware information database
Posted on 2004-04-18
I have been trying to transfer files from my old computer(ME) to my new computer (XP) using the direct cable connection (pc to pc parallel file transfer cables). When I try to run the durect cable connection wizard and it goes to "updating hardware information database" the old computer (Win ME) hangs at 0% to the point I have to use the crtl+alt+del to resart computer. It sayds the program is niot responding. When (ME) restarts it immediately goes to updating hardware info database and it hangs there until i restart again each time unless i start in safemode or use a startup disk to restore system to an earlier setting. This happens everytime! WHat is wrong with the ME system where it hangs at that point?