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It might help to first rename the existing bootlog.txt (in the root-folder), if it's not too old, to be able to compare the analysis of the old version and the current how do I get out.. Join our site today to ask your question. No, create an account now. http://roguewb.com/windows-98/windows-98-boot-disk-usb.html

I go into safe mode, and everything is as normal in safe mode. Limit, alas, 5 days ago.2. If problem does not occur, itwas caused by something in the old installation. Go intoDevice Manager and select the mouse (which will have a yellowexclamation point).

Windows 98 Won't Boot

Change the video driver to Microsoft's Standard Display Adapter(VGA). Yes it says safe mode in all four corners. Very frustrating... Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New?

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Computer problem? Back to top #7 funnytim funnytim Members 624 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Local time:12:44 AM Posted 24 March 2009 - 01:45 AM In Device manager, check each category to make Watson didn't do anything... Windows 2000 Safe Mode Our creative, marketing and document solutions empower everyone — from emerging artists to global brands — to bring digital creations to life and deliver them to the right person at the

Vaguely recall something in either the autoexec.bat or config.sys file that was forcing the machine into safe mode. Virtualbox Guest Additions Windows 98 Rollin' Rog, Aug 23, 2004 #3 jvnderwe Joined: Jun 9, 2004 Messages: 216 I not an expert but I had the same problem only yesterday. This time, I'm not so lucky and it's never fixed itself. More Bonuses It is a Gateway.

Back to top #14 bssc81 bssc81 Topic Starter Members 7 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:44 PM Posted 30 March 2009 - 01:14 AM the machine is really old (no CDRW drive) Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Does anyone have any ideas? 0 Advertisements #2 Tyger Posted 28 August 2005 - 10:14 PM Tyger Member 2k Member 2,896 posts If it looks like safe mode but doesn't say Have you tried running Scandisk and then rebooting?

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Click here to Register a free account now! https://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/322724.html In the Look In box, click the drive on which Windows is installed (usually drive C), and then click Find Now. Windows 98 Won't Boot Results 1 to 2 of 2 Thread: Windows 98 Only starts in safe mode Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch How To Start Windows 95 From Dos However to be on the safe side you should probably back up the files any way.

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  1. By doing it that way, in the future if Windows ever needed access to the Install Program it was always in the Computer for it to find.Important thing to do first
  2. Dec 31, 2005 #3 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.
  3. Particularly the size.
  4. if you do not have a CDROM Drive, another Problem rears it's ugly head?How to Install WIN98SE?Can you give Details of your HDD?
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  6. Then you can proceed to reinstall / clean install.
  7. jvnderwe, Aug 23, 2004 #4 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.
  8. Good news is that these symptoms sound very similar to a problem I ran across a number of years ago and was able to fix.
  9. Edited by bssc81, 24 March 2009 - 12:20 AM.

Dec 31, 2005 #2 gooderguy TS Enthusiast Posts: 67 If you still want to try to boot your 98 machine to normal mode, try some of the following. Deactivate EVERYTHING else by putting REM in front ofthat line. This often happens when you reinstall. have a peek here This might require you to download the virus updates and update them manually in save mode.

Then I'll shut down or restart, and the same thing happens again. solved Windows 7 Boots Up Then Crashes. At the c:\ prompt type scanreg / restore. 3.

should I just re-install windows?

Hope this helps.. Thenmake a copy of System.cb and name it System.ini. not very computer savvy so please make it easy to understand. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on...

C: Drive was for Operating and D: Drive was for Back Up. I'm sure this issue has been solved many times before, can anyone give me some help? -Joe Dec 30, 2005 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431 +77 quickest to The computer is a Gateway running windows 98. Safe mode is only safe mode if the text 'Safe Mode' appears in the corners of the desktop.

Then choose a date that everything still worked. Right-click the Msdos.sys file, and then click Properties. Go into Device Manager, and see if there are unexpected exclamation marks. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Accessibility For the complete experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser.

Reboot the computer and test.3. Advertisement Recent Posts iTunes CD Burning Just Stopped... Config.sys isn't even an option because there's nothing in that file.