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This group to function as replacement for MSFN.ORG Windows-98 forum by 98 Guy
Until MSFN.ORG comes back up (it seems pretty mortally wounded for the past few days) I hereby deem that this Usenet Newsgroup (microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion) is to be used as a place where former MSFN users can regroup and continue discussions regarding windows 98 matters. Any Questions?
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February 14th 14 07:33 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Delete the file Kernel32.dll by [email protected]
Whenever you install Windows98, always delete the file called Kernel32.dll (located in the Windows\System folder.) This file is dangerous, and attracts malware. Once it's removed, it's nearly impossible to get any malware. Be Safe! As soon as Windows98 is installed, boot to dos. Go to...
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January 21st 14 09:17 AM
by Auric__ Go to last post
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Flash DLL that saves flash video to temp file (was: It's time to Quit...) by 98 Guy[_3_]
Axel Berger wrote: As we're talking Win98: Set the write protect bit on the cached file and it won't be deleted when you leave the site and van be renamed to *.flv. In those cases where the file isn't cached... Download this:
January 19th 14 03:07 PM
by 98 Guy[_3_] Go to last post
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Ping: Guy98 & all "Virtual Win98se Plus Diagnostics-Reports" by Hot-Text
http://win98.virtual.css.alt.mynews.ath.cx:81/Plus/Diagnostics-Reports/Virtual_Report-1.htm Image_Story_Virtual_hardware-diagnostics http://win98.virtual.css.alt.mynews.ath.cx:81/Plus/Diagnostics-Reports/Image_Story/
January 18th 14 05:50 AM
by Hot-Text Go to last post
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It's time to Quit using Win98 by [email protected]
I've held on to Win98 for years, and always loved it. I've added everything possible such as Kernal-Ex, to keep it going, and struggled to cope with incompatible software that requires newer versions of Windows, particularly browsers. The time has come to retire Win98, and allow Microsoft to...
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January 17th 14 10:52 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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Ping: Guy98 & All "Virtual Win98?" by 98 Guy[_3_]
Hot-Text wrote: Have you made one Guy98 & All "Virtual Win98?" You mean run win-98 as a virtual machine, being emulated on a system running XP or some other NT-based OS? In order to do that, I would have to be comfortable with the idea that the "host" OS is NT-based, and I would...
January 16th 14 06:06 AM
by Mynews [ OK US EN ] Go to last post
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Inbox Repair Tool? by [email protected]
Get deep information about Microsoft Inbox Repair Tool called scanpst.exe. Read a post that will show you importance and this utility with step-wise working procedure - http://www.taskmanagerfix.com/restore-emails-from-outlook-data-file.html
December 16th 13 07:49 AM
by mikestang746 Go to last post
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Dispite a "Workaround for the Flash Player IE version 11.x - AktivX" stll won't work. by Luc V
On " http://kernelex.sourceforge.net/wiki/Adobe_Flash_Player", check the bottom. .. "Workaround for the Flash Player IE version 11.x - AktivX MSFN Forum Windows 9x Member Projects Kext: DIY KernelEx extensions post 247 The msi installation fails, but the necessary files will copied...
October 30th 13 03:48 PM
by 98 Guy[_3_] Go to last post
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Final Solution to FireFox 3.6 and "Check Your Plugins" Problem by [email protected]
Hi, Ever since I installed AR6 (Adobe Reader V6), when I launch FF3.6, most of the time it automatically goes to Mozilla's "Check Your Plugins" page. This never happened before. Note: I have all automatic updates unchecked in FF, and FF launches to "Show a Blank Page" ("General"...
October 13th 13 05:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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A few days ago, could not get Aioe.org to get, nor post, why? by RobertMacy
A few days ago, after reading and replying to 1 posting, I could no loger reply to any posting on the newsgroups through the Aioe access. Kept getting an error message Error 441 BanList, or something At the same time ONLY the Subject lines and originators' names would come in, couldn't read...
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September 7th 13 11:41 PM
by Hot-Text Go to last post
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Micro$oft: Upgrade from Windows XP or risk infinite "zero-days" by 98 Guy
Translation: Keep playing our silly "you must continuously upgrade your OS" games. "Users should upgrade to Windows 7 or 8." And how exactly does a civillian get their hands on Windoze 7 at this point - WITHOUT BUYING A NEW PC? "When Microsoft ends support for XP, it will be likely that...
August 25th 13 05:49 AM
by Bill in Co Go to last post
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MSFN Forum is currently unavailable by 98 Guy
9 am DST Saturday August 24: =============== http://www.msfn.org/board/ MSFN Forum is currently unavailable MSFN is in maintenance mode. Closed until further notice. We do apologize for this inconvenience. ===============
August 24th 13 03:04 PM
by J. P. Gilliver (John) Go to last post
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MSFN is now officially dead, down, offline, gone, no DNS records... by 98 Guy
I haven't visited msfn for a couple of weeks - until today. And I see that it's off-line. But more than that - it's DNS entries have been wiped! ========== Retrieving DNS records for msfn.org... DNS servers ns1.msfnhosting.com
August 14th 13 06:16 PM
by buyerninety Go to last post
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Adding a persistent environment variable. How ? by R.Wieser
Hello All, I have the need to add an environment variable that will be visible to all processes (a fake "LOGONSERVER" for a stand-alone). I've found several ways to add them to "system", "user" and even "Volatile" sections, but found no way to add them to "process". Ultimatily I would like to be...
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July 30th 13 05:48 AM
by Hot-Text Go to last post
12 1,958
How to fix Usenet access? by Robert Macy[_2_]
google did it again! I was very happy with google acces to Usent, except for some quirks, for which I had 'workarounds' Now, google has done something to 'improve' exept for me! I go to groups, all are listed. highlight a specific group, like this one. everything comes in, EXCEPT for the most...
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July 29th 13 02:08 PM
by RobertMacy Go to last post
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Welcome MSFN refugees - Download windows-98 CD ISO right here! by 98 Guy
And now for a post that you simply won't see he http://www.msfn.org/board/forum/8-windows-9x-me/ Oh - what's that? The above link is dead? Well of course - it's the dead MSFN website. Here's what you'll never see on that forum (assuming it ever comes back to life) - a link to a windows 98...
July 19th 13 04:28 PM
by hot-text Go to last post
2 1,703
Adobe Reader V6 Side Effect by [email protected]
Hi, I use FF (FireFox) 3.6 (had an issue with FF4.0) and KernelEx on my Win98se computer. Not long ago, I installed AR6 (Adobe Reader 6) after I removed V5. I also installed IE 5.5 before installing AR6. Ever since I installed AR6, when I launch FF, most of the time...
July 15th 13 08:08 PM
by buyerninety Go to last post
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your flash version? by none[_2_]
Are you using a version of flash greater than v10? I'm using 10.0.45 in W98 but notice, increasingly websites are requiring v11, eg: http://ustre.am/11bdx Can flash v11.1 (latest I care to use) be installed? Work ok?
July 13th 13 02:00 AM
by 98 Guy Go to last post
5 1,202
How to view a file .avi with Irfanview that asks for H264 on Win98 by Robert Macy[_2_]
I've got Irfanview 4.25 that views almost EVERYTHING, except when I went to view a download archive from security camaeras, .avi, it asks me to go to http://www.fourcc.org/indexcod.html and get the H264 codec When I go to the site, it comes up with Vanguard beta, whose linkno longer works, and...
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July 10th 13 06:32 AM
by hot-text Go to last post
27 4,454
MSFN.org is down again - Welcome to the original win-98 internet forumhere on usenet! by 98 Guy
Hello and welcome to all the refugees from the win-98 forums on MSFN. Here on usenet, we're always open - 24/7/365. No moderators, no censorship - no kidding!
July 5th 13 01:46 PM
by Tim Slattery Go to last post
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