Windows 98 Startup Issue

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ddamparec98

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Hello All,

I am having a RAM issue with Windows 98 SE. I formated my computer with Windows 98 SE. After formating, my computer restarts. On startup, I see the Windows 98 SE splash screen and then I get a black screen with the following startup error:

"Insufficient memory to initialize windows.

Quit one or more memory-resident programs or remove unnecessary utilities
from your CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT files, and restart your computer.

Press any key to continue..."

I am running 2 GB of RAM. If I press any key on my keyboard, it automatically shuts down my computer and if I don't press any key to continue, it shuts down my computer automatically as well.:mad: Because of this boot problem I can't acess safe mode, I would get the same error message if I did. Can anyone please help me with this annoying problem? :confused:

If it helps, I can access BIOS, thats the only thing I can do basically.

Thanks a billion,
ddamparec98
 

flavallee

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If I recall correctly, 512 MB of RAM is the most you want to use with Windows 98SE.

Using more than that will generate "out of memory" messages.

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