While upgrading to WinXP from Win98SE, I am getting the error message: "fatal error at 0028:c02a61cd in VxD IFSMGR (04) + 000078E1." Is there a remedy for this? How do I do it and how do I get there? Thanks.
All the documentation I can find on that error claims that it only appears in Windows 98 -- which obviously is a problem since you've upgraded to Windows XP. This probably means that a driver or system file from Windows 98 was retained and is being used (or attempted to be used) by Windows XP. The only solution I can offer is to perform a backup of your Files and Settings using the Windows XP Files and Settings Wizard. Then perform a fresh clean install instead of an upgrade (this may involve deleting the partition and starting over). Once Windows XP is re-installed, you can restore your Files and Settings.
This may not result in exactly the upgraded system you wanted, but it will guarantee that you will not have legacy...
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drivers and system files.