Thanks for the suggestion, tried that already, WIN98SE
appeared to go in clean, but got the same bsod errors after
At this point, I installed a second hard drive with WIN98SE
that had been used in a similar pc with very few files on
it, set it as master and the old one as slave until I have
time to rebuild the hard drive. So far, its working ok
other than reinstalling a few programs...
> Quite often, I've found an easy fix for this is just to reload the o/s
> directly over the top as if loading for the first time, (without formatting)
> This way, you don't lose the stuff that's already on there.
> I've done this successfully on a number of occasions, when my kids have
> deleted stuff. Problem is, I always get the "it wasn't me! I didn't do
> anything, I just restarted and this happened!"
> I think usually it doesn't 'just happen', because it very rarely happens to
> my computer which my kids no longer are allowed to touch. (That says it all
> really, doesn't it?)
> I know my approach isn't very 'technical', but it often works.
> Reloading can be time-consuming, but quite often not as time consuming as
> trying to establish which files have been deleted.
> Hope this helps, I'd give it a try, it may work.
> Michele Sayer.
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