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When you attempt to install Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me), Setup may stop responding (hang) during the Plug and Play hardware detection process. When you restart your computer, Setup may hang at the same point.
This behavior can occur if the System.ini file contains the "Display.drv=pnp.drv" line.
To resolve this behavior, disable the "Display.drv=pnp.drv" line in the System.ini file. To do so, follow these steps:
Some video adapters, such as Creative Labs PCI 3D video adapters, may replace the "Display.drv=pnpdrvr.drv" line with the "Display.drv=pnp.drv" line. This can prevent Plug and Play hardware detection from working properly.