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I am having problems with Win98 Applications opening by Curt
I am looking at a computer for a friend and none of the applications in the control panel will work. The hourglass comes up for a second then disappears but no programs open (ie, Add/delete programs, add hardware, etc) Also some of the programs do not open such as Dial Up Networking, etc. Even the...
July 10th 04 04:33 AM
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I've got a problem by Coolwater0009
I do not know if this is the right group. Okay I bought a 14 year old PC DOS program on ebay and it arrived today. The problem is that the floppy disk is damaged beyond repair. I can see the files on the disk but cannot execute or copy any of it. I cannot repair the disk with Norton for...
July 10th 04 01:34 AM
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How do I free up physical memory to windows? by Jessi
I am trying to get a dsl line, but they tell me I need at least 64,000 KB of physical memory available to windows. I have 63,852 - I have deleted unused programs, cookies etc. and that number hasn't changed. To find the number I am going under control panel, help, about windows. Please help - my...
July 9th 04 06:29 PM
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Shortcut arrows by Trinidad Latvel
Hi, After downloading latest upgrades from Microsoft web site, I'm not able to change the shortcut arrows look anymore. I choose "light arrow" with TweakUI, but nothing happens. Thanks if anyone can give me some advice here how to fix this thing.
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July 9th 04 06:22 PM
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Win98 - My Computer/Explorer stopped showing all Drives and Freezessystem? Help! by Chris
1) Checked Anti virus sig's, (AVG uptodate) 2) Scandisk - all partitions show no problem. 3) Defrag - no problem. 4) Emptied temp folders and Internet temp. 4) Ran Adaware. 5) Boot in Safe mode and Shows/Access OK to all Drives, sooo software related?? 5b) made shortcuts to access files of each...
July 9th 04 05:09 AM
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SE by Alan
I upgraded to SE so that we could use an MP3 player that requires SE. Ever since, we have had problems with the computer running slow, locking up, and on occasion just going black. Would running scandisk or defrag improve this? Is this something that anyone else has run into? Any...
July 9th 04 12:32 AM
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everything freezes by kim
Everything freezes whether i'm offline or online. it happens at any time.i haveto use reset and wait for system to start up.i'm using w98.
July 8th 04 08:17 PM
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DTEMP corrupted by Sam
Hello My brother has windows 98 and he bought a cd drive from argos and since he installed it onto his pc it has been crashing constantly, he ran a virus scan and it said that hidden files were corrupted, DTEMP being one of them. he doesnt know what this DTEMP is and as he got it 2nd hand he doesnt...
July 8th 04 07:31 PM
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1024 MB Ram (1 GB) by Jim
Hello, I was wondering if it was possible to have 1024 MB Ram (and use it to its fullest extent) on a Windows 98 SE OS. I have read where to edit the system.ini file to change it to like 512 to make it only use 512 (VCache) or use MSConfig. I was wondering though if there was a patch or a fix...
July 8th 04 04:16 PM
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Only loads in safe mode - HELP PLEASE! by J Lo
Hi, I have a Windows 98 machine as part of my set of network computers. My babysitter was using it, apparently, for MSN chatting. When I "woke the computer up" today, it had a fatal error message. I tried to restart and it went to the Blue Windows main screen, sat there for a few minutes (never...
July 8th 04 07:15 AM
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Icons too large by Lampsahde
How does one fix a screen when the icons are so large that you can't see anything but one icon on the screen ? Is this a video setting or what? Help!
July 8th 04 05:16 AM
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amd-via by karencos
hello, i just wanted to know what this is, it is coming up when i restart my computer . can someone help! karen
July 8th 04 03:22 AM
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MSCONFIG by Diane D.
When I click start, run, msconfig and OK the config utility flashes momentarily but no access. When I go to Windows system folder I find the msconfig.exe file but that location will not open same as with the run command. I also cannot access System Information from system tools. I have run...
July 8th 04 01:33 AM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Disk space available error by Thomas
My computer shows that my 4Gb hard drive is 99% full. I have deleted internet files, cookies, temp files, some large programs and emptied the recycle bin. I also ran Norton Systemworks defrag (system optimization), clean sweep and disk doctor. And also have run scan disk and no errors came up. ...
July 7th 04 08:21 PM
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Unable to load windows by CHRIS
hello. After turning my computer on, and after the windows 98 splash screen whilst loading, the following message apears (below the box with all the computer details in white writing with black background) Veryfying DMI Pool Data.... C:\C:\Windows\cwcdata\cwcdos.exe
July 7th 04 03:17 PM
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BIOS beep codes by John Callaway
I read that one short tone from computer speaker is "Dram Refresh Failure". What does this mean? JPC
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July 7th 04 12:23 AM
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Screen freezing during start up by blippo
Am using win 98SE. When I start up my computer the computer is freezing up when the Microsoft Windows 98 screen appears. I've run the antivirus, adaware, spy-bot programs with no luck. Any suggestions what I can try to correct this?
July 6th 04 04:57 PM
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Scandisc and defragment take too long by Dicie
I run windows 98 second edition. Whenever I run scan disc and defragment it says that they are being interupted by progams running in the background How do I get rid of these progams I have been trying to run scandisc for almost two days now. and it still won't complete It restarts aprox every...
July 6th 04 04:44 PM
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system is busy/unstable by
programs keep shutting down online and offline ... error msg, prgram has performed illegal operation and will shut down and then when I shut down, it tells me system is busy/unstable waiting for close program box to open
July 6th 04 05:36 AM
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"C" Program window at Start-up by JD
The "C" programs window pops up on the screen everytime I start my computer. I simply close it to makle it go away. How do I prevent it from appearing un asked for ??
July 6th 04 04:42 AM
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