Advanced Configuration and Power Interface Errors on Red Screen

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When you try to start your Windows 98-based computer, you may receive an Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) error message on a red screen.


This behavior can occur if your computer has a hardware or Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) problem. ACPI error messages on a red screen are generated by a computer's BIOS.


To resolve this issue, contact the manufacturer of your computer's BIOS to inquire about the availability of a fix for this issue.


For more information about ACPI, see the following Microsoft Web site:


Article ID: 189432 - Last Review: January 10, 2015 - Revision: 1.3
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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