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erratic booting

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    Cyrix 200mmx with 32mb sdram, 3gb hard drive by tri gem. When I boot it does these things: no screen at all. put in a video card and now it boots to 256 kb or 128 kb or 32 mb. sometimes it boots all the way to the program mostly is boots to the video note the memory and then each time it shows less until it doesn't even show the info completely for the mother board just the first group of numbers not all of them.
    I tried exchanging the memory and it still does this I even exchanged the cpu and it still does this errantic boot.

    Any suggestions???

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Reseated sdram and it boots but have another question. I didn't do this mind you a this is a friends computer. Can loading Win98 full version over win 95 cause the system to not recognize the video card and make the cpu irratic?

    If so can I get win98 off without losing the rest of the drivers and info on the system?
     
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