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Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2002 8:03 am
by lward
A friend's IBM aptiva was in a "demo" mode. We reformatted the hard drive and installed Win95. When starting we get an error message: "While initializing device IOS: Windows protection error. you need to restart your computuer."

We even tried starting in safe mode and we get the same error message.


Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2002 8:51 pm
by Denniss
If there's an AMD CPU faster than 333MHz used then it's a MS Win95 BUG - get the AMD K6-update rom MS - all versions of Win95 affected but fix only for Win95B/C .
If you have a slower CPU try to slow down memory timings n Bios