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My PC gets past the BIOS part of the boot process and loads the operating system, but is unable to boot Windows 95
Explanation: You are experiencing boot problems trying to start up Windows 95 when you start up the PC. The boot process proceeds beyond the BIOS self-test and the system begins loading the operating system (you see "Starting Windows 95...") but the system hangs or crashes with an error without loading properly.
Diagnosis: There are zillions of reasons why Windows 95 may not boot properly, ranging from hardware problems, to viruses, to corrupted hard disks, to network settings to bad software. I could not possibly begin to list even a good portion of them, and since this site's focus is hardware I will therefore limit myself to looking at these problems in general terms.
Recommendation: I would strongly recommend checking at Microsoft's web site or using other software-specific on-line or off-line resources to resolve your problem. However, you may find the following general advice to be of some assistance: