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This configuration may be created if you use a third-party disk tool to create a partition on a hard disk that is larger than 8 (GB) in size and has a Let's not go there. I can't count the number of illegal upgrades I've run into. I don't know how to advise regarding the issue. 4) I AGREE 100%! useful reference

Microsoft Patch and Added Network Cards. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you have added a Network Interface Card (NIC) to access cable modem services or a home networking system, and removing the card and This method must be used each time you start Windows 95. The system will load DOS and take you to the command prompt. Suggestion: Make a boot disk or rescue disk before you attempt to solve this problem. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/win98se-problems-slow-startup-system-locks-up.18712/

Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement

With Winamp closed, try editing winamp.ini in the Winamp dir as follows: [WinampAgent] is_intray=0 check_fta=0 [Winamp] dspplugin_name= splash=0 taskbar=0 keeponscreen=1 priority=1 newverchk=0 newverchk2=0 autoload_eq=0 use_eq=0 minimized=0 eq_open=0 randskin=0 skin= outname=out_wave.dll Note: Your machine did have a few memory errors in a log but you cleared that and claim it has not failed since.If I look over your new post, the machine details To shut down the other programs and background tasks press CtrL+Alt+Delete to bring up the Close Programs dialog box. Disable any permanent internet cable connection, perhaps.4.

  • The general steps are as follows: Step 1: Using your Mac Host Operating System, visit http://forum.parallels.com/showthread.php?t=31499&highlight=prl-tools-other.iso and save the prl-tools-other cd image to your hard drive.
  • Whereas out_ds.dll (DirectSound Ouput) is still recommended for Win2k/XP/2003. __________________________________________________ Also edit winamp.ini in the Windows dir accordingly: needreg=0 __________________________________________________ And edit gen_ml.ini (Winamp\Plugins dir) as follows: visible=0 bgrescan_do=0 bgrescan_startup=0 dbloadatstart=0
  • If the issue is resolved, run an antivirus program with updated signature files, perform a clean start (disable any antivirus or "crash"-protection software), and then start Internet Explorer.
  • Microsoft has a wealth of articles about troubleshooting Windows.
  • Phase 4: The home stretch...
  • These tips are also great for clearing out a little clutter.
  • Download the file from the IBM website indicated in the Phase 1 posting.

Open TweakUI to the "My Computer" tab and ensure each drive has a check mark next to it.. Find a local guru. If no anti-virus software is running, use one of the following options to determine whether disabling the logo screen will resolve the problem: Add the following line to the [Options] section I suggest using a windows machine for this step, since it will easily open .CAB files.

I don't understand why this is happening seeing as both my PII 350 Mhz with Win95OSR2 and my PII 233 Mhz with Win2000 Pro zip through their bootups within seconds.. Use this feature monthly and save time waiting for it to complete. These resources are never given back to the system and the repurcussions snowball, affecting the user's ability to open programs, open files, manipulate files, and view web pages. Bonuses System locking up altogether Any combination of the above FYI: Windows Explorer is the shell that allows you to delete, copy, and move files in Windows.

The log will be"C:\Scandisk.log". I thought it was because the charger was not plugged in all the way (that has happened before), but it was plugged in. i have a seperate partitioned drive for 98 to be installed ontoam i making sense?can anyone help me?thanks Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Let's break it down. When I want to shut down the VM, I run the .bat file first and then shut the machine down.

Windows 98 Shutdown Command

a:\ is magically replaced with a standard Windows boot floppy. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-98-install-locks-up-332657/ Use the ARROW keys to highlight Command Prompt Only, and then press ENTER. Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement This has proven much more effective in terms of graphics, at least in my case. by R.

Since I can't edit the first post, I will explain it here. see here xlars View Public Profile Find More Posts by xlars 24th July 2005, 00:29 #6 tisuang Junior Member Join Date: Jul 2005 Location: Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil Posts: 1 After Restart the VM once this is done. Just trying to be thorough...

I'm telling you "how to do it," but it's up to you to decide "if you should do it." If you're unsure, then don't do it! That's it, you now have the disc needed for the procedure. You shouldn't download these files if your version of Windows 98 is anything other than the English US version. http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/trouble-powering-up-and-starting-up-in-win98se.php I'm glad you got it working...

The first thing is I modified the Winamp.ini(WinAmp Equalizer no longer starts up together with WinAmp and turned off). Instead, obtain an up-to-date version of an antivirus utility and scan your computer with the program. In fact even if you mount the floppy image containing the APM .inf file it will get unmounted when the bootable Win98 CD boots.

It will recover files from clobbered partitions and partitions that were formatted.

Delete any files in the \Windows folder with the extension .pwl and reboot. When you are ready to shut down the VM, run the .bat file by double-clicking the shortcut on the desktop. Check your Internet mail. If the problem persists, contact the program vendor.

This type of scan can interfere with the Windows shutdown process. There is a bad stick of RAM.3. The second problem is to do with the real dos mode CD-ROM driver (cdrom.sys) supplied by on the NERO kit that came with my DVD/RW's. http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/win98se-and-xp-or-vista-file-sharing.php I recommend that the boot options be similar to: 1.

I can't guarantee the files you obtain are clean, so please use your discretion and, above all, back up your VM before making any changes to your system! Which of these switches do I need to add to the MSCDEX in my autoexec in order to exclude the drives from being affected? Please help! The VM's HDD will appear on your desktop.

Find More Posts by DJ Egg 4th February 2004, 05:00 #3 mlu Junior Member Join Date: Feb 2004 Posts: 2 I don't know what exactly happened, but changing those Windows will show a popup box saying the Wizard searches for drivers for "PCI Multimedia..." Click "Next". Please use discretion... Search this archive for "ichaud.sys" and copy it to your storage media.