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When you are installing Windows 95, you may receive the following errormessage and your computer may stop responding (hang) when the hardwaredetection portion of Setup reaches 100 percent complete:
Setup Detection Warning Warning SU0014 Setup has found a hardware device on your computer that is not responding. To try this device again, click Continue.
This problem can occur if one of the following network adapters isinstalled in your computer:
SMC EtherPower 10/100 (9332) PCI Ethernet Adapter
Thomas-Conrad TC5048 PCI Ethernet Adapter
3COM EtherLink 3 #3c509 ISA Plug and Play Adapter
DEC450 (21041) Network Adapter
When the hardware detection process is finished, Setup checks to make surethat all critical hardware devices are still functioning properly. If anyof these devices do not respond, the error message stated above isdisplayed. The devices listed above are known to cause the computer tohang when Setup attempts to check their status.
Turn the computer off, wait a few seconds, turn it back on, run Setupagain, and choose Safe Recovery when you are prompted.
The process that Setup uses to check the status of devices installed inthe computer may cause a device to become unstable. When this occurs,turning the computer off and back on again reinitializes the device.