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explorer not responding Started by dounome , Sep 19 2005 09:50 AM Please log in to reply 14 replies to this topic #1 dounome dounome Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local I have another doubt? I was forwarded here by the HJT Forum and Ried,Assistant Manager, TSF Academy; Moderator/Analyst Security Team guided me here..My system initially had Smitfraud infection and I was guided by Mr.Reid and So, will this command work from the pseudo DOS prompt? Source

If you can't start in Safe Mode, but CAN start to the Winfile.exe shell -- it's still probably an issue with IE/Explorer shell files. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! If you have a Win98se installation CD - or the Win98se installation ".cab" files on the hard drive - it's a simple procedure [quick, too, it only takes about 45 minutes]. But, I will wait for the other experts to weigh in with their advice. http://www.cybertechhelp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69599

Meaning, the numeric choices for the variety of Win98 boot options do not respond to a keystroke. Will that work? So long as you copy the XP bootloader files and the bootsect.dos file off to removeable media beforehand, and then copy them back after the reinstall is done -- you should Those boot files are: for Windows XP --- ntldr, ntdetect.com, boot.ini for Windows 98 --- bootsect.dos Bootsect.dos is only seen in system dual-booting Windows 98 and Windows 2000/XP.

  • So i did the next thing "type in Autorun.exe when the C: prompt comes up and press Enter." it said "cannot find" So i did the next thing type in Autorun.inf.
  • I then could change directories to wherever, and then type in the command you supplied above, Rollin Rog...
  • My girlfriend must have deleted the autorun.exe.........i was able to get from her the original recovery disc for the computer.
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  • Thanks for your inputs, Marx 05-17-2007, 09:06 PM #13 OldGrayGary TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visiting Expert Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Woodland Hills, CA Posts: 3,258 OS: Windows
  • Run Setup.exe from the newly copied \WinFax or \DISK1 folder on your hard drive.NOTE: Once the installation is complete, you may delete the temporary folder that was copied from the CD.If
  • BondoFox BondoFox, Jan 22, 2005 #4 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 Rollin' Rog, Jan 22, 2005 #5 saint0 Joined: Nov 8, 2004 Messages: 5 A guest
  • So now I'm in a really pissed off mood because I said everything I needed to perfectly.

If you have the Windows 98/Me installation files on your hard drive, switch to that location (which is often C:\Windows\Options\Cabs - by typing cd C:\Windows\Options\Cabs ), and start setup (by simply That's why I recommend this procedure before the reinstall: Open an command prompt and enter: ren c:\windows\system\iemigrat.dll iemigrat.old This forces the reinstall to install the original version of IE that came The time now is 10:01 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Be careful when in regedit just to look at things and not make accidental changes.

Some info on Msgsrv32: Msgsrv32.exe is a program (Windows 32-bit message server) that performs several background functions necessary for Windows operation. Berighteous Windows XP Support 7 03-26-2005 06:20 PM Windows Explorer not responding! As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Beforehand: You may need to temporarily disable the Bios virus protection that is found on some motherboards (if your motherboard does not have this feature, you can skip this step).

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. With regards, Marx 05-15-2007, 06:41 AM #4 Jlp1928 TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Sep 2006 Location: Chicago Posts: 668 OS: Win98, XPSP2 Hi Karl, What he wants you to First thing to try: Remove all CD's and floppies from their drives, reboot and see if that helps.If you still get the same situation, type in Autorun.exe when the C:\ prompt Completely shut down your computer, wait 30 - 60 seconds, then turn it back on. 2.

On some systems, and over-the-top will require your CD-key (Windows 98/Me product license key). [This is often on a sticker either on the case, or on the original CD]. Source Remember if you've tried Safe Mode, you've booted to a "startup menu". But it sounds like your hard drive may not know where the autorun file is and thus is not loading explorer, basically it can't load Windows. To me, it sounds like it is trying to finish off an installation of a program, and it is looking for the CD - hence the reason you are getting the

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? http://roguewb.com/windows-98se/windows-98se-vs-rockwell-modem.html When you are advised that the registry has being replaced with a good copy and has to restart, use the arrow keys to select Restart, then press the Enter key. 7. BTW, Thanks! -saintli1 saint0, Jan 27, 2005 #8 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 You don't need to do it that way. When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.

I tried using the arrow keys and then both the keyboard numbers and then the number pad. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. have a peek here Restart computer in normal mode, no go.

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It may work for a problem you had in the past, but it is not going to work for this one.

Rumour has it that you are a Windows 98 Whiz..... I miss my computer! See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 222629 Msgsrv32 Caused a General Protection Fault in User.exe This behavior can occur if you have faulty computer hardware or a damaged driver or program, or Anyway .I hope someone will help me here.

I dunno how to fix it. I don't bother losing my data in C: My only concern is about my E: which contains XP.Nothing should happen to it. As I said earlier, I am ready to do away with win98SE. Check This Out Nothing works.

It was working beautifully before... My Win98 boot disk would not allow me to get to the C:/ prompt. That instruction failed. If sowhen you get into safe mode do a system restore.

Maybe if you could talk me through the recovery i might be able to get the computer back on line... I have a problem in my PC.