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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by RebelNija, Apr 9, 2004.

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  1. RebelNija

    RebelNija Thread Starter

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    I am attempting to install windows ME onto a blank, formatted harddrive from the DOS prompt. I used my ME Boot disk to start up with CD-ROM enabled, and I access my cd drive (E:\) with my ME disk in it. When I run setup.exe from the ME disk, I preforms a scandisk check, then once the scandisk is over, i get the following error:



    Standard Mode: Fault in MS-DOS Extender.
    EC=0000 CS=0053 IP=2970 AX=0000 DX=1060 CX=FFF0 DX=038D
    S1=03B4 DI=0001 BP=4278 DS=0000 ES=0394 SS=0048 SP=4260


    any idea what that is about??

    Reb
     
  2. brianF

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    Standard Mode Messages
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    If you get any of the following error messages, remove any
    memory managers (such as EMM386.exe, QEMM, or 386Max) from
    your Config.sys file, and then run Setup again.

    Standard Mode: Invalid DPMI return.
    Standard Mode: Fault in MS-DOS Extender.
    Standard Mode: Bad Fault in MS-DOS Extender.
    Standard Mode: Unknown stack in fault dispatcher.
    Standard Mode: Stack Overflow.

    NOTE: If you still have problems, add EMM386.exe back into
    your Config.sys file and exclude all ranges. For example:

    device=c:\windows\emm386.exe x=A000-FFFF

    If you encounter these messages or if your computer stops
    responding during Setup, turn on double-buffering in
    SmartDrive. Several SCSI hard drives and some ESDI drives
    require double-buffering.

    To turn on double buffering, add the following line to
    the beginning of your Config.sys file:

    device=c:\windows\smartdrv.exe /double_buffer+

    where "c:\windows" is the path to your Windows directory.
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;271240&Product=winme
     
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