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Windows will not install!!!!!....Help!!!

By shane_kelly55 ·
Hello i am installing windows from a clean format. During initial scandisk that windows performs i get the following error: "Run Time error M6111: MATH - floating - point error: stack underflow", thats when installing win95. With win98 i get another error at the same time: "Standard Mode: Invalid DPMI return from 0367:5F92". What does this mean? How do i fix it? I have tried several drives but they all screw up?... COuld it be a bad cdrom? Its an old 8X 5 years old.

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by holbrookbob In reply to Windows will not install! ...

Try copying the cab files to your hd. (win9? folder on the CD). Boot your sys from a windows start up disk. (Start > settings > control panel > add rem progs. > startup tab.) Then run setup from your hd in the win9? folder.
good luck.

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by vijaychandran In reply to Windows will not install! ...

Try copying cab files to your hard disk and run setup from there.
if the files got copied but install shows same error, change the hdd interface cable and try again.

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by chris_surgenor In reply to Windows will not install! ...

Its time to copy all the .cab files from the setup disk to your hard disk and run setup from there. Its sounds like a problem with the ide channel. (where the cd transfers data from the cd rom to the hard disk on your motherboard). Try changing the cable.

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by eperez In reply to Windows will not install! ...

Try resseting all your BIOS parameters to default. The DPMI error is much more realistic than the win95 error.
The CDROM does not have anything to do with your problem.

Here are several checks you can perform:
1-If your machine freezes before the first reboot I suggest going into the BIOS and if possible change "Video bios cacheable" and "system cacheable" parameters to OFF. Later, when you're over, try changing them back to ON.
2-Disable any on board antivirus.
3-Make sure that if your motherboard lets you modify a parameter that reads "Init display first" the setting must point to the appropiate setting: AGP for AGP graphic cards (in slot or mobo based) or PCI for in slot cards.
4-Make sure you are not overclocking. My personal experience is that Win95 a/b does not like overclocking. Go figure. Check CPU definitions and RAM speed. If you're trying to set-up Win95 then it sounds like it is an old computer so your RAM must be like 66mhz.
5-if nothing else works, go to setup and try resseting

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by mmccaskill69 In reply to Windows will not install! ...

I would run FDISK and recreate the partition(s), then format, and install the OS. Use a 98' startup diskette to get CD drive support if you can.

The m611: math errors are usually produced by language programs.

Standard Mode:DPMI errors are produced by memory managers such as emm386.exe and qemm.
You will also get the error message you have a scsi device that needs double buffering turned on.

Good Luck!

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