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Keep getting 'Windows protection error.' on startup.


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dlw

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It's in a loop.
I get the error message;
Windows protection error. You need to restart yur computer.
On restart the same error appears.

F8 starts safe mode,
but, what do I look for after this?

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This will rebuild rather than restore the registry and also replace missing or corrupt system files

Boot the PC and keep tapping F8 right after the beep until you get options, select command prompt only, type scanreg.exe /fix then press enter, it will run through a few screens then say registry repaired. Press enter then press ctrl + alt + delete keys together to reboot.

When it has loaded, click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools then run system file checker and replace any files it asks for from the 98SE CD then reboot.

When it has loaded to the desktop, click start, programmes accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then run disc defragmenter from system tools

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This error is usually generated by bad system memory.

Google Memtest86 and give it a run for a while.
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