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Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 184799 addresses this exact problem. There *may* be a solution: The easiest thing to do is reinstall Internet Explorer 5.5 or lower. At the command prompt, type "cd\windows\fonts" and hit Enter to switch to the C:\Windows\Fonts folder. When you can't see anything on your screen, that may mean it's turned on. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/win98-file-transfer-freeze.php

Sign in here. Try deleting or removing any third party memory managers from Control Panel | Add or Remove Programs. - Scheduled applications or "heavy" applications running in the background - And, generally, any The Windows ScanDisk tool recognizes and does not damage DMF disks. There is a main DC that is SBS 2008 and then there is 1 member server that is Server 2008 standard 32 bit.

Otherwise I'll leave things alone. Files in the /Windows folders don’t compress as well in addition these regularly used files will slow down your computer if compressed. Danger Mouse "The Dude" Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Los Angeles, CA Registered: Nov 14, 2000Posts: 33327 Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:29 pm It may have to do with

Most newer (SVGA) monitors are smart enough to know when you're not using them after a set period of time. Also, if you have Internet Explorer 4 or 5 installed on your system, or you're using an Apple Computer, then this solution does not apply to you. Sometimes, though, you'll discover that your PC doesn't like to take naps. Deletion will occur in the background and may take a few minutes to complete.

Sure, I can run it manually, but it's really not the same. In fact, all modern versions of Windows can handle 2GB of memory-far more than most of us are likely to encounter in the foreseeable future. Now browse through Network Neighborhood, find the resources you use most often, and drag them to your NetHood folder. http://www.speedguide.net/forums/showthread.php?35797-Please-Help!-Web-sites-that-are-large-files-lock-up-my-connection From time to time you'll see postings claiming that Windows 98, SE, ME, NT, 2000 (take your pick) can recognize only 64MB, 128MB, 256MB, or who-knows-how-many megabytes of memory.

Scroll down to Java Virtual Machine and uncheck the boxes next to Java Console Enabled and Java Logging Enabled. In theory Windows should tidy up after itself, in practice being a Microsoft product, there’s small and large files left all over the drive. Many of the files will be old stuff long forgotten probably from old software installations. The command from a C:\ prompt is "Copy browseui.dll C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\" (don't type the quote marks; hit enter to initiate the command).

tlund_99, Apr 2, 2001 #3 Shooric Thread Starter Joined: Apr 2, 2001 Messages: 9 Thanks for the responses SFC checks through fine, system resources are @ 87% ... http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/external-usb-drive-locks-up-when-copying-large-files to be more effective ifthe Kernel32.dll fix (Copy2gb.exe) is also installed. Now, we need to extract a good copy of the Desktop.ini file from your Windows 98 install files. Right-click an empty spot on your Taskbar, open Properties, see if there is a hidden entry in your systray that you can activate.

Reply With Quote 06-20-01,08:31 PM #7 Joe View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage Senior Member Join Date Jun 2001 Location USA Posts 8,595 first try putting your Symptoms may include: A 60-second or greater delay in web page transitions 60-second delay or more before you can use Windows Explorer after moving, deleting, or copying one or more files The next time you open Network Neighborhood- from the desktop or from a common dialog box- all your resources will be available. Please refer to the manual of your board find out how to enter your BIOS (usually by hitting the Delete key at the computer's pretest cycle) and disable APM.

Please try again now or at a later time. One known side effect is that if you use Office 2000 and implement this change, you'll get an error when you access a shortcut to a folder which contains other shortcuts. A system with 32MB of memory has the same size resource area as one with 256MB of memory. http://yellowproductions.net/windows-98/win-98se-network-file-sharing-problem.php Now, let's say you wanna see all the subfolders of your Windows folder.

From the Microsoft's Web site: When Does Windows98 end: Or, The search form more money.

Windows 98 / 98 SE Entering Extended phase June 30, 2002 Entering Non-Supported phase January It worked for me. They usually open faster than you can close them, and, like the heads of a Hydra, once you close one, another sprouts up in its place.

In many cases, it's the combination of Windows 98SE or Windows 98, along with Internet Explorer 6 (or greater) that is the culprit.

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I guess (without looking at Filezilla's source) that there's some blocking call being made while Filezilla waits for the remote server to seek() to the RSET position. Create a temporary backup directory called C:\Backup. Closing Windows See Pet Peeves Below for more: See freeware & Shareware Fixes See, the Java Fix Hate the picture dance? Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Facebook Twitter Google

Don't do this if you don't know what you're doing!): Open the Registry Editor. If you are still having trouble, then you probably have a damaged or missing MFC42.DLL file. Near the end of a trip they are good candidates for deletion (sorry B.J). If you don't have the Powertoys, you should - there are some incredibly useful tools in the collection.

Shooric, Apr 2, 2001 #1 Sponsor Dan O Joined: Feb 13, 1999 Messages: 8,974 Run SFC and check you Performance settings. Repeat this process until you’ve narrowed down the list of temporary files to recent ones or those that won’t delete. What to do? If you mean Windows' event sounds, it doesn't have it's own .cpl, even though it appears in the Control Panel. "Sounds" sort of piggybacks on Mmsys.cpl.

For this, follow these steps: Click Start | Run, type "command", and click OK. One type of files that are good for compression are Microsoft Word backup files. Uncheck the boxes next to Enable Java and Enable JavaScript. If Drive Rescue didn't work, the file was probably overwritten and in that case, we are out of luck....Sorry.

Okay, did you notice anything special in the top row? Why is that? Hold onto CTRL and tap the plus sign on your numeric keypad. If you can't do that, launch REGEDIT and navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile.

DosFreak Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: Mar 5, 2000Posts: 2957 Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:07 am quote:Originally posted by Red_Ryder:I have a client that recently upgraded all servers to windows server