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I have an old P3 500, 256 MB RAM, 20 GB runnin on Win98, and does what I want fine. #7 Lasthitlarry, Dec 27, 2005 (You must log in or Osteole Member Joined: Nov 11, 2005 Messages: 60 Likes Received: 0 I'm not sure what to do with this system. Some simple things to check - run chkdsk, defragment, run a memory tester for a long time, run a hard drive tester for a long time. Quick question.

Click here it's easy and free. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? to a boot sector virus, even if you are running an updated anti-virus program. You would be very wrong making that assumption.

Windows 98 freezes on startup Started by tetraoxygen , Jul 03 2007 02:48 PM Please log in to reply #1 tetraoxygen Posted 03 July 2007 - 02:48 PM tetraoxygen New Member Hint! Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center is as follows (in case there's any driver conflicts):128MB Kingston SDRAM500MHZ Pentium!!!

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But sometimes still would, especially after any power save mode such as even screen saver or monitor-off. On advice of my friend, I upgraded to IE 5.0 since it's an explorer problem and the hangs occur less frequently.Toejam31, is the above enough? Korea hits Hawaii with a non-nuke missile Latest: stormkroe, Mar 18, 2017 at 12:30 AM Politics and News AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology Ed_PhoonDec 4, 2000, 8:15 AM That's right, to be more simple, heat is the problem.Check hardware site that talk about overclocking, get some clue about solving heat problem.

I have no idea what the above means. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Do all of these in safe mode to eliminate possible software problems as much as possible. http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/162939-windows-98-freezes-on-startup/ You could also sell it in the For Sale forum and make something off of it. #4 Away, Dec 27, 2005 Hacp Lifer Joined: Jun 8, 2005 Messages: 13,929 Likes

Windows 7 Frequent Hard Hangs More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Several functions may not work. By the way, are there other venues to get files (specifically user.exe and setupx.dll) if the installation discs are missing? Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

Mouse also works until a few seconds after all the icons are on the screen and then everything freezes. here I hope someone can anwser your question so i could figure out my problem as well. 4 8/2/2001 (8:45 pm) by admin Staff admin (24314 Posts) Did you guys load Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest. This is very frustrating, especially when I've just finish my report and want to save to another disk only to have the computer hanging on me.

If this doesn't work ... Jul 1, 2006 #7 Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,666 To have some closure on this. What's up with that? Also, run a thorough scandisk and defrag your drive just to be safe.

A new installation of the Windows 98 operating system did not properly install, causing corrupted files. Ask a question and give support. Anytechniques? Pull out all cards except the vid card.

OR 2) Its a hardware issue with a card you do not use in dos (ie nic). What other information do you need? All other work I do from my laptop, which is Windows Vista.I am not sure how to do a System Restore on Windows 98 because that would definitely solve my problem.Help

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Main, Tech Info, Glossary, Companies, Hardware. If it's the problem, add some fans in your case. Cut down all the umpteen font files you dont use, but which gobble up memory in win98.

You feeling a little nostagic Ehh!!!! 98... Just a little common sense, an updated driver here or there when need be. 14 1/21/2002 (5:21 pm) by admin Staff admin (24314 Posts) Ummmm, no. The computer cannot cope with many modern computong functions and internet uses. Stay logged in Sign up now!

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 All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Sorry. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites hindahouse    0 0 4 posts February 13, 2010 Posted February 19, 2010 well i used the "MSCONFIG", went I'm always interesting in things like this....

Jan 6, 2011 Temporary freezing when playing video games, any ideas? let alone one with matching your description. And there's nothing wrong with the software that comes with the card, especially if you are running the latest version. Windows 95, 98, ME, XP, NT4, 2000, Errors, Applications, Search products , Search FAQs.Shop Companies, Products, Hangs/Freezes/Locks-Windows | Windows98 | General Hanging/Freezing For problems with windows hanging check the following

If so, what?Second, click Start, Run, and type MSCONFIG and click OK. In the meantime ,hve fun! New Posts [Part 2] Measuring CPU Draw Call Performance Latest: Magic Hate Ball, Mar 18, 2017 at 12:40 AM CPUs and Overclocking Did you have corned beef and cabbage? This is something we all go through at one time.I wish I could help you more, but this could become an extremely long, and technical set of messages, while a repair

This will cause windows to start with as few programs as possible and hopefully isolate the cause of the hanging. Install another card, load the latest drivers and run the system. Computer games can corrupt Windows files. Try to run your computer without the panes or the cover, you can also point a domestic fan on it.

Mar 8, 2005 Any advice for reformatting Win98... All Rights Reserved. Running Windows Scan Disk can correct some of these problems. and I can tell that are you not yet experienced enough to narrow down the problem.

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