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I have formated ard drive and installed win98 the restarted laptop and all i keep getting it this message how can i get laptop to work
hope you can help please thanks ian

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    hcsr May 11, 2010

    What is your computer/laptop? The VBX meens an incompatibility between driver versions, or a damaged or missing driver,

    Make sure the cd is clean when you install, do a full format and not a quick format, try turning of all onboard devices and turn on, if it starts then turn one device at a time back on untill you find the one giving you the problem. if you have wireless then try removing the wireless card as well

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