Are you saying that the information is invalid because it's 2 weeks old?
People here are still discussing it, and people are still installing it and having trouble. The fact that someone found this out 2 weeks ago, but nobody else here had yet found this, does not make it untrue or irrelevant.
Many people have had major problems with this "critical" update. Now it looks like Microsoft screwed up and Win9x doesn't need this patch at all!
"Got with a tech support guy fairly quickly (!) and he explained that the KB891711 patch was not required for WIN98...
Do NOT install KB891711.EXE on a Win9x system. It looks like Microsoft screwed up and the patch is NOT needed on Win9x systems.
"Got with a tech support guy fairly quickly (!) and he explained that the KB891711 patch was not required for WIN98, even though the...
"My next step is to upgrade to IE6 or get Firefox."
If IE 5.5 is causing your problems, then you still need to upgrade it even if you do go with Firefox.
My original ME install crashed on an hourly basis. The error message was always about a VxD. Simply moving the mouse could trigger it...
"Windows ME has a "bug" in it that requires you to upgrade to MIE 5.5 SP2 before you upgrade to MIE 6.0 SP1, so be aware. "
I was going to mention that, but decided to wait and see if the upgrade worked.
Thanks for verifying this. I have been called everything from a moron to something...
66 MHz bus is likely caused by you having incompatible memory cards installed. The system will default to the lowest setting. For your computer, the memory cards should probably say:
xxxMB, SYNC, 100MHz, CL2
Look at what the original card said and make sure any card you...
This is a brand new install of W2K Pro SP 4 on a Gateway 1.2 MHz, 256M RAM.
Any attempt to dial up a connection results in a near complete crash at the
"registering your computer on the network" dialog. Task Manager shows CPU
usage at 100%. After this point, the computer is completely...
" i am a big symantec supporter"
You do realize that the once mighty giant and trusted name has been bought out and is now used by the new owners to sell spam and garbage?
It ain't the same animal any more.