AC97 on Windows 98 problem!!!

By Robin997
Jan 7, 2008
  1. hi,

    i have just built a windows 98 pc which i plan to use for old games, i installed 98 fine, but for some unknown reason when i install ac97 4.3 it works fine, but when i next boot up the screen goes blue and i get fatal exception 0E error. as soon as i remove ac97 the pc is ok and i get no problems.

    does anyone have any heplfull solutions???

  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Driver error, is my guess.
    I would totally disable the driver for audio, in Device Manager, then download a new version from another source. AC'97 drivers are all over the place. Otherwise, it is your sound card that is defective.
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