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EMM386: unrecoverable privileged opera

By pabster11 ·
Reinstalling win98 imaged to a PC and near completion I get a message about (EMM386: unrecoverable privileged operation error #19). Has any seen this and how do you fix without starting over?

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EMM386: unrecoverable privileged opera

by 7nt In reply to EMM386: unrecoverable pri ...

Boot up your computer in DOS mode by holding down the CTRL key as soon as you hear the beep. When you come to the startup menu, select Boot To DOS Prompt.

At the prompt, ensure you're in the root directory and type: "edit config.sys" without the quotes. In the editor, look for a line that goes:

DEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\EMM386.EXE

Type REM in front of that line so that it looks like this:

REM DEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\EMM386.EXE

Save the file, close the editor and reboot.

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