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Win98 booting problem

I run dual OS (win98 and XP). After upgrading the memory of my D845WN motherboard to 1.2 GB I find win98 does not boot. The system keeps restarting. Can anybody help?

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Hmmmm...i'm almost certain that you just jumped beyond the W98 ability to handle memory call routines. Check the deep W98 system requirements, and I believe you'll find that it's out of that O/S reach(for the simple reason that such memory allocations did NOT exist when it was released).

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