Suwin Error in Setupx.dll During Windows 95/98 Setup

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When you attempt to upgrade Microsoft Windows 3.1 to Windows 95/98, you mayreceive the following error message:
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."

When you click Close, you may receive the following error message:
Application Error
SUWIN caused a general protection fault in module setupx.dll @ 0012:1346
This behavior can occur if you disable virtual memory in Windows 3.1 beforeyou run Windows 95/98 Setup.
To resolve this issue, enable virtual memory in Windows 3.1 before runningWindows 95/98 Setup, or quit Windows to MS-DOS, and then run Setup fromMS-DOS. To enable virtual memory in Windows 3.1 before running Windows95/98 Setup, follow these steps:
  1. In the Main group, open Control Panel and double-click 386 Enhanced.
  2. Click Virtual Memory, and then click Change.
  3. In the Type box, click Permanent or Temporary, and then click OK.
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Article ID: 188107 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 01:36:00 - Revision: 2.0

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