Im running Windows ME on my system and installed a DVD-ROM 2 days ago. I wired it up properly (well i hope i did) and turned the computer on. I checked that BIOS thing and it picked it up. But when i continued to Windows the desktop background comes on the the keyboard and the mouse freezes up. I took out the DVD-ROM and tried to get back onto windows and it frezes in the same place. I can however access it in Safe Mode, but it would have helped if i could have Safe Mode with Networking as i would have posted this yesterday.
Please help (thats if you understood what i wrote)
Start/Run/ then the services tab/ To see if it will save time start by putting a tick in the box that says Hide all Microsoft, that will cut down the number to check. Untick the 2 or 3 at a time and reboot, if it still hangs go back retick the ones you just did and untick 2or 3 more and so on. Hopefully the problem will not be in any of MS services and you can find out which is causing the problem.If you can't find the problem you will have to go through the whole list until you find which one is causing the problem. Just as a matter of interest have you run Ad-aware & spybot to check for problems ? also your antivirus.
I don't have time tonight, but when you go to msconfig and the box comes up what are the tabs at the top?. I have not used ME for a long time & I have forgotten, I will get back tomorrow if you haven't solved the problem.