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Shutdown for Win98

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by pring, Dec 23, 2001.

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  1. pring

    pring Thread Starter

    Oct 22, 2001
    I'm currently running WIndows98, and when I try to shutdown my computer, It just freezes at the last screen. But I noticed that If i restart my computer first, then shutdown it, It will shutdown automatically like it should. Is there a patch I have to download? Please help! Thanks a bunch! And MERRY CHRISTMAS!
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

    Dec 9, 2000
    If you are running Win98 FE (first edition), try disabling "fast shutdown" in msconfig > advanced. Worked for me...


    click "advanced", then check "disable fast shutdown"


    If you have Win98SE, there is a shutdown supplement patch which you should install. It will be available at the update site.
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