Third-party program or TSR loaded
Close all third-party programs are running in the background by End Tasking all TSRs running on the computer.
Issue with or corrupt printer driver
Download the latest printer drivers from your printer manufacturer’s website and reinstall the printer drivers.
A listing of printer manufactures and links to their driver pages can be found on our printer driver page.
Third-party driver being loaded
A driver related to another program may be loading as the computer is starting that is causing this issue. To determine this, users who are running Windows 95 or Windows 98 try the steps below.
Click Start, Run, and type command and click Ok.
Type the below commands
cd\ ren autoexec.bat autoexec.ch ren config.sys config.ch exit Once the autoexec.bat and config.sys have been renamed, reboot the computer and see if issue persists.
If the issue persists, it is still possible that a drive may be loading in the win.ini or system.ini; to restore the original system.ini and win.ini follow the steps below.