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Fatal Exception at Start up

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jcy, Oct 8, 2003.

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  1. jcy

    jcy Thread Starter

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    Out of nowhere while online, a fatal exception occurred. When I press any key to continue, the computer shuts down entirely. When I boot up again, it begins to load windows, and just before it's complete, the fatal exception returns forcing another shutdown.

    When I was able to restart the PC, I used F1 during the boot restoring defaults, and it got me loaded & running for a time. I ran a windows update and antivirus update and was forced to restart to install. After restarting the same thing happened, it just wants to reboot and / or shut down. Windows 98se was also running slower after all this occurred.

    Here's the error message:
    Windows
    Fatal Exception has occurred at
    0028:c003635B in
    VXD IFSMGR(01) + 00002997
    press any key
    (of course when I do I enter the black whole) appreciate any thoughts!
     
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    Boot into Safe Mode, (tap F8 five times per second during a restart; Choose option number three (3) in the Windows Startup dialog box using the arrow keys below the Delete key, and strike the Enter key; Click Ok when prompted). Run your virus scan in there.

    Get this shutdown patch here as soon as you can get on-line:

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows98/downloads/contents/WURecommended/S_WUFeatured/Win98SE/Default.asp

    And, look here to get all the Critical Updates and Service Packs for your Windows system - http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com
     
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