An I/O subsystem driver failed to load???

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An I/O subsystem driver failed to load???

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This question was answered on October 20, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

This issue can occur when the IOSubsys folder is damaged.

To resolve this issue, rename the IOSubsys folder, and then reinstall Windows 98 To do this, follow these steps:

1 Insert a Windows 98 Startup disk, and then restart the computer to a command prompt.

2 At the command prompt, type c:, and then press ENTER.

3 Type cd\Windows\system, and then press ENTER.

4 Type ren iosubsys iosubold, and then press ENTER.

5 Reinstall the version of Microsoft Windows you are running

Hope this will help.

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Posted by julie of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 20, 2004