Graphic card prob? pcAnywhere 10.5 installation crashes Windows 2000 Pro

Graphic card prob? pcAnywhere 10.5 installation crashes Windows 2000 Pro


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Posted by Tom on February 28, 2002 at 01:03:43:

I suspect the following describes a graphic card compatibility problem, but am not sure. Any ideas?

I've installed pcAnywhere 10.5. When finished with the installation I was asked to restart, and so I did. When I restarted Windows it went into an endless loop - triggers its check disk mechanism during startup (as if it wasn't shut down properly), and then restarts - just to trigger the check disk again & restart - and so on and so forth... (at this stage I can only load to safe mode to uninstall pcAnywhere).

I found out that if I install pcAnywhere on safe mode Windows loads properly. But when Norton Antivirus 2002 automatically updated itself for the first time (and pcAnywhere too) I got the same loop again. Also tried to upgrade my display drivers prior to installation but it didn't help either.

I need pcAnywhere on this computer, and wouldn't like to disable the LiveUpdate mechanism.

Computer configuration:
Operating System: Windows 2000 Professional SP2 (build 5.00.2195)
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.70GHz
Mainboard chipset : Intel 850
Mainboard model : ASUS P4T-E
BIOS vendor : Award Modular BIOS v6.0 (11/01/01)
Total memory size : 256 MB (DRDRAM PC800)
AGP Video: NVidia GeForce2 MX GUI+3D Accelerator (NVidia) 64MB
Sound: Creative Vibra 128
Hard drive: MAXTOR 6L040J2 37.28 GB
CDROM 1: ASUS DVD-ROM E616
CDROM 2: RICOH CD-R/RW MP7083A


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