By Chance is this a copied CD???
this sounds like a bad burn,,,
I would use a Win98 boot disk with Format.exe off of a Win95 boot disk copied to it,,
I would FDISK and then FORMAT the drive and try to see if your ROM will autorun the Disk after that,,
If not ,, download the BOOT disks off the net,, they are on Bootdisk.com,, or any other that you search for,,
get the four disks and then run the cd,,
If you get the same error after this,, i would look at the disk as the issue,,HOWEVER,, this is considering that you already review the HAL on the system ,,, rRRIIGhhhtt???
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