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"SUWIN General Protection Fault" Error Messages During Windows 95 or Windows 98 Setup
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This article was previously published under Q224836
If this article does not describe the error message that you are receiving, view the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article to view more articles that describe error messages:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315854/EN-US/ )Windows 98 and Windows Me Error Message Resource Center
When you try to install Windows 95 or Windows 98 in a new folder or a clean hard disk, you may receive one or more of the following error messages:
An error has occurred in your application. If you choose ignore you should save your work in a new file. If you choose close, your application will terminate.
SUWIN caused a general protection fault in module SETUPX.DLL
SUWIN caused a general protection fault in module KRNL386.EXE
This behavior can occur when any of the following conditions exist:
To work around this behavior, try to slow down your computer by changing the BIOS settings. For information about how to change these settings, consult the documentation that came with your computer or contact the hardware manufacturer.
WARNING: If you change the BIOS settings for your computer incorrectly, serious problems can occur.
NOTE: Make the following changes, one at a time. After each change, save the setting, quit the BIOS, and then try to run Setup. If one step does not resolve the problem, try the next step, and so on.
For additional information about SUWIN error messages, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/129971/EN-US/ )"SU" Error Message List for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me Setup
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/187580/EN-US/ )SUWIN Warning SU0167 Message During Windows 98 Setup
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/188107/EN-US/ )Suwin Error in Setupx.dll During Windows 95/98 Setup
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/124177/EN-US/ )Application Error: SUWIN Caused an Illegal Instruction
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/135162/EN-US/ )GP Fault After End User License Agreement During Setup
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/136415/ )You receive a "SUWIN caused a General Protection Fault in module SUWIN.EXE at 0006:6EB8" error message when you are installing Windows 95
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/187268/EN-US/ )SUWIN Error in Pidgen.dll During Windows 98 Setup
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/232963/EN-US/ )Err Msg: Suwin.exe Caused an Invalid Page Fault in Setupx.dll