Windows 98 VDK error upon boot

Ok, old school time.  Upon boot up of a windows 98 system, it will come to the screen to choose safe mode or normal.  In safe mode the error comes up stating While initializing device VDK: Windows Prot.  An internal STACK overflow has caused this system to be halted.  Change STACKS in your Config.sys file.  And in normal mode it states Windows protection error under the VDK at top.

Any ideas on how to get past this or correct the issue.

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Forrest BurrisCommented:
Use a Windows 98 boot floppy disk and boot to it. Goto the C: drive from the DOS prompt. Type 'edit config.sys'. Up the STACKS number by double. Save it and reboot without the disk in.

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joegolfer59Author Commented:
The only problem is making a boot disk since I cant get to the OS and not everyone, well almost noone is running 98 anymmore.
Try hitting F8 as the pc is booting.  When the boot menu comes up, select Boot to Dos prompt.  Once you've booted to a dos prompt, then you should be able to edit config.sys.
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Forrest BurrisCommented:
If you can't get to the boot prompt then you'll have to create a bootable disk from someone elses's PC. A computer at your work perhaps? Open up My Computer, right click on the A: drive and select Format. Check mark create boot disk or add system files (depending on OS). Reboot your home PC with the new disk.
See this:

Error Message: While Initializing Device VKD -- Windows Protection Error -- You Need to Restart Your Computer

Try also running from a DOS prompt, after tapping F8 at startup:


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