Thinkpad Windows problem

  eiffel1 15:37 08 Feb 04

I have just got a second hand Thinkpad 560E on which no windows package was installed. As there is only a floppy drive I installed DOS 6.22, and then installed Windows 3.11, as this is the only package I have on floppies. When I start the pc, the dos prompt appears, but when i type WIN the whole thing just stops dead after didplaying the Windows logo. I have downloaded uttp2w31.exe and uttpfper.exe and uttpperd.exe from ibm and run uttp2w31 which has created the driver directories, but still no windows. The IBM site has lots of files available, but not much in the way of assistance. Any ideas?

  Diodorus Siculus 16:19 08 Feb 04

Try a reformat and reinstall of Win3.1 - it has been known to make a difference.

Having said that, it sounds like you did it correct; install DOS and then Windows. May be a problem with a driver conflict.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is Amazon Go and will it come to the UK? The store without checkouts or queues

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Why ecommerce hasn't taken off on social media

New MacBook Pro 2016 review | MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: Apple's expensive and powerful…