You will not have damaged anything when you reboot and can press [Esc] to cancel the ensuing Scandisk. The update is only to the install & uninstall .INF file, apparently a file was not copied during install which affected a small number of users. Click [OK] Click [Start]| Shutdown| Restart. cheers Nath 15-07-2003,06:03 PM #6 Patryn999 Guest Re: How to stop "automatic restart" in win98 Have you tried scanning for viruses? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/202633
You can refer to the links at the end of this document in step 9w for more troubleshooting ideas and graphics demonstrating some of the steps described in this document. (Return IRQ Steering and Device Enumeration Select Start > Settings > Control Panel Double-click the System icon, and select the Device Manager tab Select View Devices by type and double-click System Devices Tips for improving the performance of Windows Millennium (ME) and Windows 98. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Your System speed will improve if you don't view it as a Web page.
Put a check in Automatically fix errors Click [Advanced] In the Cross linked files section, choose Delete In the Lost file fragments section choose Free Put a check in all 5 Please be aware that removing items using MSCONFIG may cause some programs not to function so it is best to isolate the one that is causing the problem and recheck everything Whichever process you choose to disable, reboot the computer to set your new configuration. (Return to TOC) 7w. Windows 98 Shutting Down With Fast Shutdown enabled, Windows will not un-initialize the drivers, resulting in a faster shutdown.
When it is two-thirds full it may become unstable; you should weed it at this point, and you should certainly not add more applications or data. Windows 98 Shutdown Command You might also be having problems because of software that is running in the background so try using MSCONFIG as illustrated in step 2w . On the General tab, click Selective Startup and remove the check marks from all of the boxes below. Helpful Websites. ---------------- Symptoms ____________ 1t.
Notes Windows 98 SE has Fast Shutdown turned off by default in msconfig. If you installed the Windows 98 Shutdown Supplement, and it's working for you, there is no reason to install this new one. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. They are listed in order of most to least-common cause of shutdown problems.(Return to TOC) 3t.
I thought it may have been a fan heater which was using the same two plug socket as the computer - i removed it and things seemed better. In this article, I’ll explain what Windows protection errors are, and I’ll discuss some steps that you can take to resolve them. Windows 98 Shutdown Patch You have an autoswitching Powersupply and as the voltage drops it cuts the power, when the fan heater turns on. Windows 98 Se Shutdown Supplement For an alternate way to disable floppy scan in Norton AntiVirus Go to this link: http://support.dell.com/us/en/kb/document.asp?DN=TT1030679 You can also access this information from the Dell Knowledge Base at http://support.dell.com/us/en/kb/ Go to
Will see if there are any more restarts tonight. Microsoft Patch and Added Network Cards. 9w. You can then use the Windows Device Manager to disable all of the devices on your system that aren’t absolutely essential. Your AntiVirus program will often cause your computer to lockup when shutting down. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ McAfee and Norton AntiVirus scan the floppy drive for viruses when Windows is shutting down. Windows 98 Fast Shutdown
If the problem has started recently and you have Windows 98 try running Scanreg/Restore to set your system registry back to a previous date when your computer was running correctly. 1. Click [Start] and Run and type Scandisk in the Open box and click [OK]. This also solves problems with not being able to Restart in MS-DOS mode. Click the System.ini tab to the front and click [Edit].
Won't shut down. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The first thing to try for shutdown problems is Scandisk. As you add hardware and software to a new system you increase the chances that Windows will run slowly, lock up, or fail to shut down. Below are some things to try that worked for some people, however keep in mind that this list is not complete, and these suggestions might not work for you.
If the problem goes away, reinstall your applications to see if any one application triggers the error.If the system still doesn’t boot correctly in Safe Mode, then a driver probably isn’t If your Dell system shipped with a Resource CD, the diagnostics will be found in the Diags folder. (Return to TOC) 8w. If you click to clear the Use IRQ Steering check box, then BIOS programs dictate IRQ steering. All rights reserved.HelpWithWindows is a division of FDMA Media LLC.
IRQ steering is determined by one of four routing TABLEs. By in forum PressF1 Replies: 0 Last Post: 31-01-2001, 03:00 PM Bookmarks Bookmarks Facebook Twitter Digg del.icio.us StumbleUpon Google Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post Microsoft Patch and Added Network Cards. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you have added a Network Interface Card (NIC) to access cable modem services or a home networking system, and removing the card and The (Return to TOC) link will take you back to the Table of Contents. [Symptoms] 1t.
Once you have determined which line is causing your problem you can leave it unchecked as long as it doesn't cause other problems.