You receive a "SUWIN caused a General Protection Fault in module SUWIN.EXE at 0006:6EB8" error message when you are installing Windows 95

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SYMPTOMS
When you are installing Windows 95, you may receive the following errormessage:
SUWIN caused a General Protection Fault in module SUWIN.EXE at 0006:6EB8
CAUSE
This error can occur when you upgrade an installation of Windows 3.x withmore than 1200 TrueType fonts installed. This error halts Setup and mayrequire you to restart your computer.
RESOLUTION
You can still run Windows 3.x after you receive this error message. Removesome of the TrueType fonts in Windows 3.x so that the total number ofinstalled TrueType fonts is 1200 or less, and then run Windows 95 Setupagain.
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Article ID: 136415 - Last Review: 09/27/2013 17:58:48 - Revision: 1.2

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