Microsoft KB Archive/172378
Error Message: Error Loading. You Must Reinstall Windows.
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows 95
When you start your computer, you may receive the following error message:
Error loading. You must reinstall Windows.
This error message can occur if the "shell=" line in the System.ini file is missing the reference to the Explorer.exe file.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
- Use any text editor (such as Notepad) to open the System.ini file in the Windows folder.
Modify the "shell=" line so that it reads:
- Save and then close the System.ini file, and then restart Windows 95.
Keywords : kbenv kberrmsg win95
Issue type :
Technology : kbWin95search kbWin95
Last Reviewed: December 15, 2000