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    Ausrufezeichen PC Freeze on "Updating Virtual Devices"

    I have installed DTLite numerous times, and as i understand it, it is normal for the system to hang briefly during this message, which appears after installation and reboot.
    however, i am installing the latest version, and when the message appears less than a minute after windows is loaded (XP SP3), the entire computer freezes, and it does not get going again at all. in order to even use my PC, i have to boot in safe mode, and uninstall DTLite.

    i have noticed that when i boot in safe mode, the following message flashes at the end of the list of loaded .sys files:

    "press enter to continue loading spdt.sys"

    but whether or not i press enter, booting continues shortly after, and i don't know if this is normal, or if it is related to my DTLite issue... i really hope to get this going...

    please let me know if i can fix this.

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    Ausrufezeichen update

    i have played around with this for about three days now, and still cannot get DaemonTools Lite to run.

    i know i don't have any issues with security software, because there is none on this pc.

    i have tried just about every version of DTLite, back through the 4.** etc...

    all with the same freeze, though the message varies slightly (updating virtual devices/please wait)

    my pc stops responding completely. i have to restart in safemode to avoid the automatic run of DTLite... then uninstall the program, just to restart and repeat the entire process.

    if anyone has any idea why this is happening, please post. i don't need step by step instructions, just new ideas. im running out of things to try.

    thanks

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    You do have a Gigabyte mainboard?
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    um... idk... how would i check that, and what does it change?

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    Download Everest and check mainboard's manufacturer.
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    Default heres the motherboard section of the everest report

    Motherboard:
    CPU Type Intel Pentium IIIE, 800 MHz (6 x 133)
    Motherboard Name GVC DR742E (3 PCI, 1 AMR, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video)
    Motherboard Chipset Intel Whitney i810E
    System Memory [ TRIAL VERSION ]
    DIMM1: Xerox 256 MB PC133 SDRAM (3.0-3-3-6 @ 133 MHz)
    DIMM2: Micron 16LSDT3264AG-133B1 [ TRIAL VERSION ]
    BIOS Type AMI (01/11/01)
    Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
    Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

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    Please send a message to Send Message :: Disc-Soft.com and post a link to this thread, thank you.

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    major bummer... guess thats it for runnin DT on this pc for now, huh? thanks for your help, anyway.

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    Before giving up send a message as I mentioned in my previous post. Maybe they can help you.
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    oh i did send a message with the link as well. thanks

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