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by R. Okt. 200419. Otherwise, would go with Ron's advice."Rex" wrote in messagenews:%[email protected]> have you tried re-seating the video card; i had a similar problem and> after> re-seating it came good and has been Dez. 200428. check my blog

An ill-configured or ill-running network card can cause some of the strangest problems ever seen on a PC. Febr. 20042. Can any one > help> me with this problem or would I have to buy a new video card or what? > Cause> I've tried a lot of stuff such as In my experience, doing all of the above fixes the problem in the majority of cases. (Don't worry, more suggestions follow). http://www.nmt.edu/~armiller/win98shutdown.htm

Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement

CAUSE: This problem may be caused by either of the following situations: An anti-virus program warning screen may be hidden behind the Windows logo screen. by R. Over-ride any advice about not needing to do it and run a COMPLETE defrag. (Return to TOC) 4w. by R.

Okt. 200130. Hang with CDs Hangs while playing music CDs Try unchecking the DMA option in the CD driver (Control Panel | System | Device | Manager | CD Rom | Settings | Some applications install commonly used system files, overwriting the updated versions installed by the Service Pack. 11. Nov. 20005.

März 200611. Note: Slowness problems are very often the result of MSDOS-type real mode device drivers loading from the Config.sys and Autoexec.bat files. Choose Start > Control Panel > System. 3. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/238096 Restart your computer You can now create a new password for your login. [Top] Missing win.com file SYMPTOMS: When you try to start Windows 95/98, you may receive one of the

If the system reboots normally and the problem you were troubleshooting has been resolved you know that one of these items was the cause. 5. Click Disable All. 8. by R. Here is how this can be fixed: Select Start Choose Run Type msconfig in the Open: box Press OK Select the System.ini tab Click the + sign next to the (386Enh)

Windows 98 Shutdown Command

Type exit to close the Command.com window. 13.Check for font problems. http://www.5starsupport.com/faq/win95_98.htm Laptops are pretty cheap these days, and you might be able to get a new one cheaper than you can repair this one. [Top] Missing standby option in Windows 98 shutdown Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement Modern (more recent) systems use an ATX power supply connector which makes the connection much easier for the novice. Type in: sfc [Enter] This will open the System File Checker.

d. http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/trouble-powering-up-and-starting-up-in-win98se.php Remember the troubleshooting step earlier where we removed abnormal devices from the Device Manager? Note: The simplest method to shutdown all remaining programs is to disable processes that are not required for the system to run. To turn off screensavers: Click [Start] |Settings |Control Panel and open the Display icon.

About 80% of the time it restarts it again locks up and the Ihave to do| the whole process over again. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to remedy the situation: Uninstall last program installed. You can perform the preceding step by following these detailed instructions: Restart your computer, and then press F8 when you see the "Starting Windows" message. news KB Article Q137069 [Top] The Windows 98 Desktop Icons Are Missing The information in this section applies to: Microsoft Windows 98 SYMPTOMS When you start your Windows 98-based computer, your desktop

Select any item other than Explorer or Systray and then click on End Task. By removing the check mark for an item and rebooting, you can determine exactly which item is causing the problem. Okt. 200311.

Double-click Event Viewer, select System Log in the Event Viewer window, and note the following: -- A white "x" in a red circle indicates that a service or driver is stopped

Here I reset my displaysettings| back to normal (16bit true-color, 1024x768) and it asks to me restartthe| computer no matter what my advanced setting for changing displaysettings| are. You should see the Windows File Manager once Windows has restarted. System is slow. 2t. CD-ROM 4.

Attempt to reproduce the issue. -- If the problem no longer occurs, then contact the video card manufacturer for an updated driver. -- If the recurs, then proceed to the next Sept. 200019. When I boot off the floppy, I can choose to boot with or without CD-ROM support, which of course can get me access to that CD-ROM drive, but that seems to More about the author In the Restore from box, type D:\win98, where D is your computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive. 6.

Software. Okt. 200017. This time, remove all the components from the Control Panel, System, Device Management screen. Sept. 200520.

System is slow. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Many slow-computer problems can be solved by removing items from startup. From Start/Run, type in msconfig. Jan. 200229. Virus infections can damage software and cause system errors.

Search for, find, and download a utility called "End It All". Here's how to use it: Prior to using the "ScanDisk" feature, you must turn off the other programs running in the back ground. System errors can manifest themselves as a blank or flickering dialog box, a frozen cursor or screen, or one of the following errors: -- A blank or flickering dialog box -- If you're this far into troubleshooting, you've probably already done this.However, it needs to be mentioned.

In Windows Explorer, choose Tools > Folder Options. 2. Just as they added RAM and another OS, they could have added hardware that Windows 98 doesn't like. Open the MS-DOS prompt window and type: dir*.PWL Delete the .PWL file with your name in front of it. Apr. 200018.

Navigate to the fonts folder. -- On Windows XP: Open the Windows/Fonts folder. -- One Windows 2000: Open the Winnt/Fonts folder. 3.