windows 98 crashing

By steve m.
May 10, 2004
  1. I am attempting to install an external usb cdrw. After installing the driver, I plug in the device and my pc crashes(freezes...screen black with a few spots showing the desktop). I have to manually shut down and reboot windows.
    What might be causing this problem? Steve M.
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Is it 98SE? If you have AMD CPU and VIA USB, try this fix.

    If you have a normal 98, not second edition, I'd recommend to upgrade (if possible), because second edition fixes some USB things.
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