Jul 29, 2006 #2 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Reboot the system normally and the system should function correctly. You need to restart your computer. Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature. http://discusswire.com/windows-protection/windows-protection-error-157.html
Right-click the icon that represents the printer attached to your system’s parallel port, and then select the Properties command from the resulting shortcut menu. By using the process of elimination, you can determine which device is causing the problem.If the system boots in Safe Mode but won’t boot in normal mode, regardless of which drivers If the machine boots correctly in Safe Mode, then your problem is related to a driver file. When Iomega originally introduced the parallel port based Zip drives, printers that required bi-directional parallel port support either did not exist or were not widely used. http://www.techrepublic.com/article/overcome-common-windows-98-protection-error-challenges/
Take your hard drive out. system halted. You need to restart your computer. -This occurred after I installed a CD-ROM drive.I can boot to DOS but the GUI can't load with this error.The computer is a Compaq Deskpro
Could this be causing the problem? I have tried to boot up in safe mode but I now get this message'invalid VXD dynamic link call to device number 3 service B, windows conf is invalid. You can use this section to change the parallel port’s mode from Bi-Directional to either EPP or ECP. while initializing device VPICD: windows protection error.
The time now is 04:19 PM. I recommend beginning the repair process by booting the machine into Safe Mode. RE: Windows Protection Error mattjurado (MIS) 9 Feb 05 12:28 I suspect a hardware problem.First, reseat memory, and all expansion cards.Make sure power connectors and data transfer cables are secure.Try again.If Join Us! *Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail.
If not go to the HDD`s manufacturers site to get the settings. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. When turning on my computer, everything seems to be booting up fine, then I get a blank screen saying "device VPICD, windows protection error resart your computer" which I do and Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity All doc, xls, and pdf's are gone 9 62 29d Apps found forti in s computer 13 35 16d Peer-to-Peer file sharing Windows 10
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This should clean this error up. 0 Message Author Comment by:chderham1999-07-14 Comment: Re-installing windows is really a solution of last resort. USB Device not recognized Hard Drive Not Detected On A Dell m60 Presicion Laptop Win XP Pro "Disk boot failure" and original XP Cd fault. Home » Win98banter forum » Windows 98 » Setup & Installation Protection Error VPICD Author Name Remember Me? http://discusswire.com/windows-protection/windows-protection-error-usb.html Does anyone know how to fix this without reinstalling windows?
Wait 10 to 15 seconds, turn it on. While it’s true that Windows protection errors don’t exist in Windows 2000 or XP, you may find that your Windows protection error has been replaced with the Blue Screen of Death. Next choose the option for the Command Prompt.
Although there’s an option for Output Only, you don’t want to use this option, because doing so would prevent the Zip drive from functioning correctly.An alternative fixAnother way that you can Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. The first such technique is to disable bi-directional printer support in the machine’s CMOS. Login.
Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? Also happens in safe mode. I think your best bet would be to boot to a DOS prompt and reinstalling windows 95. have a peek here a device or resource required by VFAT is not present or is unavailable VFAT cannot continue loading.
Reboot and see if you can get into windows. This particular Windows protection error is caused by the way that the Zip drive attempts to share the machine’s parallel port. White Papers & Webcasts Amplifying the Signal in the Noise of IT Monitoring Using Virtualization to Balance Work with TCO Forrester Consulting Report: Empowered Customers Drive Collaborative Business Evolution T&E Expense Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now
Solved VPICD - windows protection error Posted on 1999-07-13 Windows OS 1 Verified Solution 2 Comments 634 Views Last Modified: 2013-12-29 I cannot reboot my computer(even in SAFE mode). After this I tried rebooting but it comes up with one of the two problems. Larry A+ Certified Technician and Microsoft Certified Professional http://www.geocities.com/budd624 Top For discussions on Windows 95, 98, and ME please visit the Legacy Operating Systems group. When you get a C:> prompt type SET.
Next, select the properties sheet’s Details tab. When turning on my computer, everything seems to be booting up fine, then I get a blank screen saying "device VPICD, windows protection error resart your computer" which I do and If the problem goes away, reinstall your applications to see if any one application triggers the error.If the system still doesn’t boot correctly in Safe Mode, then a driver probably isn’t Turn in on, if it boots normally go to device manager and uninstall all drivers listed for the CDROM.
Resources Join | Indeed Jobs | Advertise Copyright © 1998-2016 ENGINEERING.com, Inc. Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? The problem you're having is that somehow this driver was either corrupted or may have been replaced by Go to Solution 2 Comments LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 Windows OS It also gave me a different error on a second boot up try.
Two of the most common are using other devices to access your email and stored passwords in the credential manager of windows. The technique for doing so varies from computer to computer, but on a machine with an Intel Pentium 4 motherboard, you must press the F1 key during the early stages of Join this group 2Replies Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | No Saving... http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx Heatware Reply With Quote 04-27-2002,05:21 AM #3 Kento View Profile View Forum Posts Catfish Join Date Apr 2001 Posts 164 Sounds like a hardware problem of some kind.
Even so, Windows 98 did have its problems. Now, locate the Parallel Port option on the Peripheral Configuration screen.