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EMM386 has detected error

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by tldee, Feb 11, 2001.

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  1. tldee

    tldee Thread Starter

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    When I tried to reformat my pc's harddrive, I inserted the master cd and restarted the pc, I recieved this message:
    EMM 386 has detected error #u5 in an application at memory address
    EDE9:E2D6 to minimize the chance of data loss, EMM386 has halted your computer. for more info. consalt your documentation. to restart your computer, press enter.
    I then have to remove the cd, shut down the pc and then restart to get back to windows, I have not found anything in my pc books on this subject. I have windows 98,
     
  2. stretchr

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    I am having exactly the same problem, except with a different error number and memory address. It is intermittent, but when I recently tried reinstalling Win98Se over my current installation, running setup from DOS, it would not complete without posting an EMM386 error. It would get to about the 95% stage of copying files, and then the error would come up. In the end I had to shut down EMM386 in config.sys before I could install. And I am still occasionally getting the error ...
     
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