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By twow1fqm ·
amd k6 500 with 128MB ram 20GBHD gigabyte ga-5ax motherboad,ati rage 128.32MB AGP,WINDOWS98-SE,system crashes when clickin around.

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by hank73 In reply to new computer crashing

You may want to call tech support of you computer manufacture since it is a new one. The warrenty will cover anything that may be wrong. Other than that it sounds like a software conflict. Not enough info given for me to answer more detailed.

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by twow1fqm In reply to new computer crashing
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by stefan.mcintyre@mwrdgc. In reply to new computer crashing

There may be three solutions:

1. IF the system is out of the box use your
warranty.

2. If you put the system together check the
jumpers settings CLOSELY.

3. The chipset could be a problem, There's a
known problem RAM limitatio problem with
some chipsets and you could have bad RAM
or your Dimms/Simms/Cache could just need
to be reseated. Also check your bios to
make sure your RAM size is correctly set.

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by twow1fqm In reply to new computer crashing
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by lavdasg In reply to new computer crashing

The solution to this is very simple. You are running Win 95 ? First set the CPU speed to 300 nd not 500. This is only teporary. Log on to AMD site and download a patch to correct this problem. Once the patch is loaded change the CPU speed back to 500. This should be a solution as it has happend to me.,

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by twow1fqm In reply to new computer crashing

no win89SE//?

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by 1zzy In reply to new computer crashing

Depends on a few things going on in your system. One, if you are able to get to the OS most likely it is not hardware but software. Some real quik fixes for software based lock ups are as follows.
1.) Goto MSCONFIG and shut the config.sys, autoexec.bat, win.ini. and the startup group items off by clicking on Selective startup then unchecking them. (This will of course shut everything down on your system such as printers, dos drivers, and any programs running in the background.) REBOOT THE SYSTEM
2.) Check the Config.sys and the Autoexec.bat by clicking on the Tabs at the top and look to see what is loading before the OS starts up. This will tell you what DOS drivers are being installed (Such as soundblasters DOS sound driver).
3.) Work with the system like this for an hour or so and see how it runs. No Lock ups add back the Win.ini files by putting the check mark back in. Continue this way, followed by replacing the check marks for Config.sys, and then Autoexec.bat... (Consecutively of course.

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