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You may now reboot the computer. I have gone through the troubleshooting guide mentioned and cannot pinpoint why the system will not boot up to normal mode. Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. Checked my autoexec.bat config.sys msdos.sys - they all seem to be okay 3. weblink

Any ideas? No, create an account now. Pressing CTRL+ALT+DELETE brings up the Close Program dialog box, but selecting End Task on the items on the list may not have an effect. It installed DIrectx 8.1.

Windows 98 Startup Problems

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now! by jhatcher / February 23, 2004 4:03 AM PST I am on an older machine Pentium 100 chip with 96 Mbram, and plenty of free harddrive space. Turns out all the fonts in the windows\fonts directorywere listed as failing to load, failure code is 0016.I was able to move all but one to a different directory.the system wouldn't

Staff Online Now Curie Malware Specialist Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2004 6:38 AM PST In reply to: Re:Tell what's been done. I restored from the oldest registry (the only one that looks like is valid - it had STARTED on it versus the others that say NOT STARTED) 2. Windows 98 Startup Menu Advertisement waddles262 Thread Starter Joined: Jan 2, 2005 Messages: 12 PC Characteristics: Dell Pentium 2 333 MHZ (original owner so I have docs and CDs) 6GB drive (3 partitions of 2GB

An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. waddles262, Jan 2, 2005 #1 Sponsor tracer357#1 Banned Joined: Jul 19, 2004 Messages: 531 waddles262 said: PC Characteristics: Dell Pentium 2 333 MHZ (original owner so I have docs and ONE THING: Do nothing more than stated here using Winfile, because, if you move a file with it, you will lose that file's LFN (Long File Name) in the destination. In case of laptop, make sure, you do NOT disable any keyboard, or touchpad entries.If system boots correctly and is running smoothly and faster then we have a startup problemTry going

Hope the hackers got what's coming to them :-)) 0 #7 rshaffer61 Posted 26 July 2010 - 11:43 AM rshaffer61 Moderator Moderator 34,114 posts The system could have had a Repair Windows 98 Boot Problems Proffitt Forum moderator / February 26, 2004 4:11 AM PST In reply to: Re:Re:Windows 98 hangs at splash screen and won't start. It's handy because there's been times when we have to rebuild entire rooms of 30 machines and we have them rebuilding automatically from fresh within 15 minutes, then we come back Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • #17 riider August 20, 2012 at 08:40:00 Did you mess with the virtual memory settings?

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by R. Report • #16 Derek August 20, 2012 at 05:40:07 Geez, I must have been having a bad day - of-course system.ini is in Windows.wftw420Very sorry about that goof - and there Windows 98 Startup Problems Use your text editor to REM out any real mode drivers that you find. Windows 98 Not Booting You should update your antivirus software, and then perform Windows Update to install a new version of Internet Explorer again. ....snip http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;[LN];249191 Blank Desktop or Illegal Operations Error Message After You

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • #20 riider August 25, 2012 at 17:59:55 "i think it was nearlly full"Virtual memory is space on the My husband was trying to install Warcraft III and something with the Direct X came up and after that I have no icons, no taskbar - nothing on the screen. If the troubled machine is running Windows 98 SE, then you must use a machine that’s also running Windows 98 SE to create the disk.On the good machine, insert a blank, Join our site today to ask your question. Windows 98 Hangs On Startup

Computers vary but if you watch the screen it might say how to get to "Startup" or similar. But I don't think that should matter as these disks start off by creating a ram-drive at X:. Doing so tends to prevent device conflicts. It has these messages at the end of the LOG saying "Exisiting install is newer", "Restoring Backups", "Newer Version already installed".

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Repair Windows 98 Boot No, create an account now. A similar problem happened last week, where it got past the W98 logo screen, but got stuck with a completely black screen and small white rectangle in the upper left corner.

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It should have said c:\windows\system.ini so it is not finding the system.ini file. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Instead, these errors can be caused by any segment of code, even at the system or device driver level.The address that the program tries to access may be illegal for any 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

Computer won't boot off a Windows 98 startup disk Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Twinnie, Oct 19, 2010. A virus corrupting a critical Windows system file can also cause the error. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy.

From your last question, I sort of guessed I might be headed there and I don't have the driver discs, etc. If you complete this step successfully, the Microsoft Windows Startup Menu is displayed. The FOG WIKI contains a user guide which is over 50 pages long! * FOG is free. Is anybody there?

Don't know if this is unique to these build disks (probably is) but I'm pretty sure that should put any HD problems out of the equation until later on and that's When we want to build a machine onto our network we use these USB sticks which have a switch on them that makes them identify to the computer as a USB Then when imaging is done FOG will tell PXE not to boot the machine to the fog image and your computer boots up. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Unless you play games in "True DOS" neither of these are required for Windows. If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. pattyandme, Oct 21, 2010 #11 foogoo Major "foogoo" Geek Twinnie said: ↑ Some of the old PCs are IDE but we've also boot plenty of SATAs off these build disks.