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Windows 98 SE Hanging

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Lil Deb, Dec 17, 2001.

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  1. Lil Deb

    Lil Deb Thread Starter

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    Having problems with Windows 98 SE hanging on start up, after Windows 98 main screen. Goes to a black screen with an hourglass and freezes. Not sure where the error is occurring. If I do step by step configuration, I get message that some files are corrupted, which I think is from the CD-RW. Cannot reload cause it wants 256 colors but when I try to change the monitor setting to 256 color, asks me to restart and then freezes after "Windows Restarting" message.



    Thanks for your help.
     
  2. rkselby98

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    The first thing I would do is reinstall the video adapter drivers.
     
  3. beach51

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    Hi Lil Deb,Try Ricks suggestion with the video drivers,if that doesnt work,post your startup programs back here.Go to Start>Run>type in Msinfo32>click ok.At the system information window>click on the + sign next to software environment>click on startup programs>clickedit,select all>click edit,copy and paste the page back here.
     
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