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CD-R erratically detected by J. P. Gilliver (John)
On an elderly PC I help a friend with, where he's copying a lot of his old LPs to CD, we use burn4free (though I think the problem is not with burn4free itself). More often than not, when hitting the "burn" button, it says "please insert a disc" - even if there's one in. When, by fiddling,...
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October 21st 09 07:07 AM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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Virus and worms in Windows 98 system by deevarnado
Question about antivirus software? I pulled my old Window 98 system out for my grandchild to play. I have a lot of old game software that will only run on 95 and 98 systems. To get to the point I ran antivirus software on it and all most all exe. and word documents are infected with TengaA and...
May 14th 10 06:14 AM
by MEB[_17_] Go to last post
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Hard drive larger then 120GB question by USR
Hello: I know that there is a limitation in Win98SE with regard to hard drive size greater then 120GB. My question is, if I put a 320GB hard drive in an SE box but only create a partition of 120GB or less, will I still run into problems? TIA
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September 29th 07 07:42 PM
by ssome Go to last post
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problems with 32.dll when loading drivers by J. P. Gilliver (John)
'95 'group included as I use the '95 shell, via 98lite "Sleek" option. I recently had a play with soporific's UBCD, a. k. a. "Windows 98, 10th anniversary edition". I think a vast amount of work has gone into it, and when installed from scratch as I did on a laptop for a friend, it worked well...
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February 3rd 09 11:44 PM
by thanatoid Go to last post
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Max performace settings (swap/cache) with 256/512 mb ram? by 98 Guy
What are the optimal swap and cache settings given a pc with either 256 or 215 mb ram with a Celeron 2.6 Ghz CPU? What about other stuff like himem.sys, emm386 (and it's various settings), smartdrv, buffers=, files=, etc?
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November 6th 04 12:49 AM
by XMan Go to last post
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Interpretation of failures and delays at boot. by George
I'm trying to determine why my start-up is taking so long to bring up the desktop. I've downloaded, installed and run Boot Log Analyzer bla.exe and have the list of load failures and delays it has produced from my last boot. How do I interpret and make corrections to items on the list? I see some...
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September 9th 04 03:35 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Strange loss of system resources by thanatoid
Hi gang. Something a little strange is happening. I am running 98SELite on a 2GHz machine with 1GB of RAM. I have the following lines in system.ini and everything runs fine (but... see later): MinFileCache=0
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January 13th 09 05:23 AM
by thanatoid Go to last post
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What's the deal with MS05-002 (KB891711.EXE) and Windows 98? by Dan
According to PC Today, April issue it is a critical update that has as of now not been exploited by hackers. Guys and Gals you need this critical update because I am guessing within 3 weeks someone will find a way to compromise all 98SE and associated 9x machines that need the patch and have not...
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March 28th 05 03:13 AM
by Ivan Bútora[_2_] Go to last post
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Now a problem with mouse driver by Rich newtech[_2_]
Now that i have the usb drivers corrected i think i will now take on the mouse driver. When i look in the device manager the mouse port indicates that it is working properly. However, when i plug an external mouse (one that i've previously used with it) into the laptop prior to starting the...
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February 6th 09 07:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Is it time to buy a new computer? by Mary
I have a Dell Dimension XPS T450MHz computer with a Pentium III (512K Cache, whatever that means) I added RAM for a total of 224MB. The hard drive is 13GB with only 2.97 GB used. OS is Windows 98SE My computer is very slow: takes forever to boot up, takes forever to launch apps, sometimes mouse...
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January 7th 06 04:37 AM
by John John Go to last post
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What's the deal with MS05-002 (KB891711.EXE) and Windows 98? by 98 Guy
If you don't know what I'm talking about, look he http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS05-002.mspx If you're running Win 98, and have recently (within the past week) gone to Windows Updates and updated your computer, you almost certainly now have the file "KB891711.EXE" running...
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April 9th 05 03:01 AM
by Leonard F Kiesling Go to last post
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Which XP newsgroups? by J. P. Gilliver (John)
I will soon be using XP at home as well as work (bought a netbook - Samsung NC-20). I have found these three '9x 'groups, on the whole, helpful, friendly, and fun (OK, I've had run-ins with some people!), and was wondering which of the many XP 'groups those here would suggest joining - and, at...
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May 9th 09 10:31 AM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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Problems with additional RAM aand NIC by Alan
X posted. 2nd attempt as the first time I left the header off and it hasn't appeared! I recently purchased additional RAM for my system. The existing was 2x256k and for the remaining slot I bought 512k.(All the same spec/supplier/manufacturer). The system has been stable for some time so I added...
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August 30th 06 07:49 PM
by Alan Go to last post
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Meb wants to talk about the useage of Win-2K IE6 files on 98 by 98 Guy
MEB wrote: Uhuh, dorkidum, so let me ask you pursuant YOUR claims; WHY does anyone need to install Win2K files into Win9X since they are immune from the present hacks being used? Because: a) they might contain actual bug fixes in addition to patching vulnerabilities that are specific to...
April 7th 10 03:39 PM
by Hot-text Go to last post
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Registry Cleaners - Free Registry Repair Software by [email protected]
Have you been having problems lately with your registry? There are several reasons why windows registry errors occur. Common problems include incomplete software application uninstalls, outdated data entries and fragmented data. The resulting problems your computer will show are slower...
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September 12th 09 04:59 AM
by NotANerd Go to last post
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891711/MS05-002 "fixed" update: *sigh* by Alan Raskin
When I originally installed this update on my laptop PC, my computer experienced problems after the install and would lock up completely while starting up (after logging in and while the other startup programs were loading), requiring me to turn it off and back on. So, I booted into Safe Mode and...
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April 24th 05 04:48 AM
by Brian A. Go to last post
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Strange Startup - Win 98 SE by RoseIsHLC
Good afternoon! After an OS reinstall (done by someone else) booting up is really irritating. I get the Compaq screen followed by a black screen with a blinkink cursor, the windows loading screen, another black screen with a blinking cursor, then the windows desktop background, THEN the icons...
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November 9th 04 03:28 AM
by glee Go to last post
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Resources by DebbieG
I am having big problems with my Win 98 SE PC having the resources sucked out of it. Right now, according to the Resource Meter, it is: System Resources: 32% User Resources: 32% GDI Resources: 63% I usually have to reboot in order to get it back up. Usually, I'm running Outlook, Outlook...
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November 12th 04 12:12 AM
by PCR Go to last post
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Retro-computer use is great! by Manuel from Los Angeles[_2_]
My 10 year-old Win 98 computer hums along like a little tiger. I have several computers, ranging from a 486DX to modern stuff running Windows 7. But lately I have found myself using Windows 98. I guess it is somewhat like restoring an old hot rod, because I have done a total restoration of my...
June 28th 09 08:17 PM
by 98 Guy Go to last post
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Free Registry Cleaner Software Downloads by [email protected]
The windows registry is an important component of your pc which keeps all the important configuration information about your computers hardware and software settings.So if your' e computer is showing signs of slower performances and faulty applications then the probability is high that it is a...
August 19th 09 03:54 AM
by Jillian Go to last post
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