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Please help! 6 answers Last reply Aug 9, 2005 More about windows startup boot problems AnonymousAug 8, 2005, 8:52 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)You might want to verify that A clean install and it still wouldn't load (only safe mode). Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 Solar Hot Water with no plumbing changes! - Click Here From: Archie on 01/20/2007 One of the replies suggested renaming msmouse.vxd to something like maybe msmouse.old, When you run MSCONFIGas mentioned it's less confusing to uncheck everything except systray and then add items one a time until the problem occurs. 0Votes Share Flag Back to Desktop Forum http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/windows-98-and-windows-xp-dual-boot-system-step-by-step.php

Just for future reference, this problem appeared after using drivecopy to recover a failing HD. Tried starting in Safe Mode and it works fine. I set the PnP OS to YES in the BIOS and it worked.thanks dude... When it cooled and I tried to reboot, I got thin vertical stripes down the otherwise normal display.

Windows 98 Startup Problems

Please help! It then gives an error alert box saying there is an error with display adapter settings. etc. I re-read your question and saw you said that it "will not freeze if I let it sit at the windows log on screen." This points to a program wanting to

  • Rebooted Normal, system.ini couldn't find msmouse.vxd and I continue with the start up.
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  • I am tempted to modify the system.ini to read at the mouse line:mouse=*vmouseinstead of its current:mouse=*vmouse, msmouse.vsdShould I do that to bypass the msmouse.vsd loading in future?
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  • I tried all suggestions posted here (22/07/2003).
  • Select as you wish from theColors dropdown menu & the Size slider.
  • Checked the PS/2 serial port mouse functions; everything normal.

The Enum entry contains all of the hardware driver info and drivers are loaded from there. Corrupt fonts can make this OS fail.Move them out to another directory (or get good ones) after listing the corrupt font filenames for a doublecheck here to see if they are also FYI... Go to Start, Run, and type MSCONFIG.

But I have spent too much time on this already. Deleted them and try reboot after that. Get the answer AnonymousAug 9, 2005, 12:28 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion (More info?)For a sluggish boot, try a fit/proper Scandisk/Defrag...http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q287914Articles about Scandiskhttp://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q286263Articles about DefragI must warn that Scandisk may not http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/184043-48-windows-startup-boot-problems I almost think there was a limitation in the OS about that, but I'm having fuzzy brain problems at the second.

It then gives an> error> > alert box saying there is an error with display adapter settings. Right-click on the desktop; choose "Properties" from thedrop-down menu; select "Settings;" click on the "Advanced" button; andclick on "Adapter". I have to give some cudos to the folks here that posted previously as I was stuck and didn't know which direction to go first. Make sure you choose to export all and not just a key!3.

Windows 98 Won't Boot

I tried booting before replacing the parts, so I could get the files copied but it would have none of it. Then, change the adapter to "Standard DisplayAdapter (VGA)" and restart the system.[That is: Click "Change, Next, bolt 'Display a List...', Next, bolt'Show all hardware', scroll left pane to top, select '(Standard Windows 98 Startup Problems It then gives an > error> alert box saying there is an error with display adapter settings. Windows 98 Loading Screen Prank What I have found is that if I disable my parallel port in CMOS then the computer will boot normally in Windows 98 (first edition).

As it reboots it gives a warning that Windows did not finish booting all the way on the last attempt and gives the option to boot normaly, logged, in safe mode, see here I choose normal boot mode and Windows boots up with> the display settings at 16 colors, 640x480 resolution. Tried to reboot, but then it hung saying windows looking to load msmouse.vxd but could not install it.I went into system.ini and removed msmouse.vxd from the mouse driver line, which left About 80% of the time it restarts it again locks up and the I have todo> the whole process over again.

Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Tina on 05/14/2004 Been working on this stupid msmouse.vxd hang all day. Loaded fresh win98se, loaded display drivers, loaded nic, all of the above just fine. Make sure you choose to export all and not just a key!3. http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/windows-95-to-windows-xp-networking.php Replace all vxd files?

Doing a completely fresh install of Win98SE, Norton AV 2002, Novell Client, & Office2000 Pro. Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: AL on 07/15/2003 I was having the same issue. I'm used to XP and don't have much (read barely any) DOS knowlege so I am stuck.

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Change from Normal Start up,to Selective start up, then Apply\OK. After the flash, I set the bios to PnP and manual. Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: John on 12/28/2003 ***UPDATE***After some Advil and an evening of fighting with this system the regedit did not stick. No IRQ conflicts in Device Manager.

If checked, then uncheck "VGA640x480x16", & reboot."Control Panel, Display, Settings tab". TechSpot is a registered trademark. after several attempts at removing the basic drivers i still could'nt come up with an answer. http://hcsprogramming.com/windows-98/windows-98.php I'm used to XP and don't have much (read barely any) DOS knowlege so I am stuck.

Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: PLEASE HELP Confused ME msmouse.vxd on 08/31/2005 Problem: My operating system is Windows ME and during bootup, the computer shuts down at randoms instances with Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: André on 10/12/2003 After reading all the replies, I unplugged from the USB socket my DLink 120+. Logged " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. " BJTopic StarterGreenhorn Re: Windows 98 - Computer freezes a few seconds after start-up « Reply when i turn the computer nothing happens please help me, and i am unable to do anything even in safemode. « Last Edit: April 23, 2009, 03:17:06 AM by pasture »

Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Thies on 01/09/2005 Hello,on my PC this problem (hanging after loading msmouse.vxd) occurred after installing Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0. (strange, can't see any relation to Thiswill likely be "C:\Windows\Temp". problem seemed to be related to an unknown nic card on the system....cheers Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: TekWar on 09/24/2003 Here is a side note to my last post...I