Insert your floppy disk with bootlog.txt on it. Hello, I own a IBM Thinkpad 600e and I am having severe problems booting up the machine on Windows 98. Connect with top rated Experts 16 Experts available now in Live! Everytime I attempt to start-up ot displays the following message: 'Error Message: While Initializing Device VKD -- Windows Protection Error -- You Need to Restart Your Computer'.
Somehow extract Vkd.vxd off the installation CD & copy it to C:\windows\system\vmm32 & see if that helps. Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free. Fareness: When & Where for Low Airfare Register Help Remember Me? Copyright 2014 All Enthusiast, Inc Powered by: vBulletinCopyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, Error Message: 'While Initializing Device VKD - Windows protection error. « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Display Modes #1 September 27th 04, 02:29 PM In DOS I seem to be able to see all the directories and files on drive C and D.
I don't exactly know what software he installed I believe it was only win 98. Posting Quick Reply - Please Wait « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 I know by the microsoft support it has to be something w/ keyboard- but I the basic steps are not working any more ideas? I'm plugging the drives into the secondary IDE port as masters just so I can format them.
I'm upgrading a bunch of computers here and I'm saving the hard drives for later use. ~ Camp Crystal Lake counselor positions opening daily ~ Reply Reply With Quote August Even in safe it displays this message. Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/115124-cant-start-my-computer-becuase-vkd-wont-initialize/ More than likely it's a setting in the system.ini that looks for the keyboard to load that VxD.
With the computer turned off, disconnect and then reconnect the keyboard. The time now is 12:58 PM. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Many Thanks Clarke Clarke Buckeridge #2 September 28th 04, 10:54 AM external usenet poster Posts: n/a Should I be contacting IBM instead?
Everytime I attempt to start-up ot displays the following message: 'Error Message: While Initializing Device VKD -- Windows Protection Error -- You Need to Restart Your Computer'. Advertisement Recent Posts I was unable to find those by... In WIN.INI and SYSTEM.INI, look for references to the offending vxd (use the search function). The time now is 12:58 PM.
I have went to setup to see if anything thing looks wrong- I try safe mode and normal - still no luck. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. Staff Online Now Triple6 Moderator blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor DaveA Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Reboot>choose command prompt..type scanreg /fix [note space] let it scan.
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Thank you. RE: While initializing device VKD: Windows protection error ski (TechnicalUser) 31 May 03 15:43 Check here for a possible solution:http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=263318 RE: While initializing device VKD: Windows protection error Raineatwater (MIS) (OP) CtrlAltDel or any other key combination has no effect.
Can't start my computer becuase VKD won't initialize Started by Calvin and Hobbes , Jun 01 2006 05:17 PM Please log in to reply #1 Calvin and Hobbes Posted 01 June There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. Home » Win98banter forum » Windows 98 » Setup & Installation Error Message: 'While Initializing Device VKD - Windows protection error. Stay logged in Sign up now!
Without the original Win98 install Cd... When your keyboard does not work correctly, the keyboard cannot be initialized. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Any more suggestions?
Don’t let it get you down! Triple6 replied Nov 1, 2016 at 12:48 PM XY coordinate on top of area chart Masta Squidge replied Nov 1, 2016 at 12:47 PM Locked out of Windows - Auto... I booted with the bootlog.txt file created in an attempt to find out where things are going haywire, but when I get into DOS (that's all I can get into) I Next do a scandisk using the surface check option.
Vkd.vxd is embedded in Vmm32.vxd -- perhaps it's subtly corrupted. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Visa/MC/Paypal accepted. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.