Windows 95 keeps restarting

  s99Raj 21:44 13 Jun 2005

I have an old machine (obviously, since it's W95)which starts OK but only in Safe Mode. When I restart after this, it gets up to the Windows 95 screen (with the clouds) and then goes to a blank screen with the monitor going into standby.

Perhaps I could load W95 on top of what's already there but I don't want to risk losing any of tha data or network settings.

Any ideas please?

  s99Raj 22:48 13 Jun 2005


  s99Raj 22:51 13 Jun 2005

If I load W95 on top, will all the data still be there afterwards?

  Belatucadrus 01:48 14 Jun 2005

Yes, but you may need to load the drivers as well so make sure you've got all the disks and CDs before you start.

  Micro-Man 13:18 14 Jun 2005

It sounds a bit like a dodgy graphics driver. In safe mode go to device manager, select update driver and select standard VGA driver and reboot. Then you can sort out what the correct driver should be.

  s99Raj 08:13 17 Jun 2005

You're right Micro-Man. I just removed the graphics card, used the onboard graphics, and all was well.

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