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windows fails to fully boot

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Old March 3rd 10, 09:12 AM posted to microsoft.public.win98.setup
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I have a win98se machine that I bought new from gateway. I recently upgraded
the old intel board to a suitable asus p3v4x board. Before I did I
accidently erased the hd drive. I fdisked and formatted it. Reinstalled
98se and downloaded many updates from microsoft. I thought I should defrag
the hd and that caused the problem. It wouldn't boot so I fdisked, formatted
and reinstalled again. Now it won't get past the splash screen! It says I
have to many configsys and some others running and to stop them. If I press
a key it reboots and does the same thing. If I don't it shuts down. I am at
a total loss here. I have a new win7 emachines so this 98 one is going to be
just for storing pics and vids of my nephew and music. Any ideas what went
wrong? Should I flash the bios? The bios works the same it sees the hd,
cdrom and floppy. The 98 cd is all that I used to get it running last time.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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