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win 98 installation problem

Posted on 2004-04-23
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I'm reformatting win98 and when it was logging on I get this message.
"while initializing device NDIS: windows protection error you must restart yor computer"
so I had to ctrl, alt, del, to restart. and it keeps doing it..... it will let me log into safe mode is there anything I can do in there to fix it?
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by:Pete Long
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Windows Protection Error in NDIS with a CPU That Is Faster Than 2.1 GHz
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;312108
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Pete Long earned 300 total points
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same info elsewhere answered by me, and awarded to someone else :(
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Win98/Q_20842006.html
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ok I got the patch. can it be patched in safe mode?
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did they send an executable file or just the vxd? (and how big is the fix?)
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169kb   and its a zip file and I don't have an extrater on there yet


and tanks for your help
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by:Pete Long
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OK well your posting here so Imm assuming youve got access to a working system

Unzip the file and extract the contents to a floppy disk, then let me know what filename(s) there are :)

Pete
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duh why didnt I think of that.  It's fixed thanks
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:) MY pleasure - Glad I could help :)
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