Latest and Greatest chips from AMD (K6-2 CPUs) Won't Run Windows 95!

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Latest and Greatest chips from AMD (K6-2 CPUs) Won't Run Windows 95!

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This question was answered on June 15, 1999. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If Windows 95 is installed on a new 366, 380 or 400 MHz K6-2 equipped PC, the machine may be incapable of booting, producing instead an error message like: Device IOS failed to initialize Windows Protection Error You must reboot your computer An advisory posted on the AMD web site at http://www.amd.com/products/cpg/k623d/win95_update_k6.html describes the problem and fixes that are available!

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on June 15, 1999