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If you are afraid of change, don't have the means or money to get your hands on Win2000 Pro or are just lazy than there should be no reason to stay Download the latest drivers for it and don't install Liveware (any version, it just plain sucks). Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Facebook Twitter Google Join the community here, it only takes a minute. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-98/windows-98-client-using-windows-server-2000.html

Sign In   Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? I'm always interesting in things like this.... This could freeze a machine if there is a cd in it.Beside that, I'd start by disabling and uninstalling all non-essential softwares, reinstalling windows and then applying the updates available here.Right, Note: It's doubtful that this is related to your Creative Labs Sound card. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/troubleshooting-win98-freezing-any-techniques.53224/

Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Retired Forums Windows 98, 95, ME Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, All rights reserved. Software drivers for you computer hardware ( modem, sound card, or video card) become corrupted. Jun 30, 2006 #4 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 Vig..

  1. Hint!
  2. But, thankfully, finding the RAM fault gave me leverage to just recommend a new system, as this wouldn't be worth fixing.
  3. My reasoning?There are dozens of things that can cause a computer to crash.
  4. Now heres the problem, for some reason whenever i try to click on my computer, the computer freezes.
  5. If so, what?Second, click Start, Run, and type MSCONFIG and click OK.
  6. In addition, I am not allowed to reformat the computer, so I must find an alternate route to making the computer work.
  7. You have to restart it, and then you have nothing to help diag.
  8. If I try to listen to music on morpheus it just freezes after 1 second...HELP.
  9. Sorry. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites hindahouse    0 0 4 posts February 13, 2010 Posted February 19, 2010 well i used the "MSCONFIG", went
  10. I found out that they will continue to update the definations for Win98SE.

Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now There's a lot more than a driver here and there difference between the two OSs. Jul 26, 2006 Computer freezing up, looping sound, while playing any game (Win8 x64) Jun 2, 2013 Freezing, restarting on XP (SP3), any help? Because it was continuesly looping the upgrade downloaad.

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Look for and if necessary, update the bios to the latest available version for the motherboard If you manage to eliminate all possible hardware problems like this, then you must start Almost like XP ) Jun 30, 2006 #6 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431 +77 Win 98 not so bad Indeed Win98 is not as bad as some think, but Hint! I'll pay for shipping . #5 Hacp, Dec 27, 2005 RKS Diamond Member Joined: Oct 9, 1999 Messages: 6,823 Likes Received: 2 I ran xp pro on a PII 333,

Logged " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. " pastureNewbie Re: Windows 98 - Computer freezes a few seconds after start-up « Reply #9 https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/old-98-windows-desktop-computer-keeps-freezing-up-should-i-throw-it-in-the-trash.1773215/ All Activity Home Microsoft Software Products Windows 9x/ME Windows 98 Freezing Problems Privacy Policy Contact Us © 2001 - 2017 MSFN Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc. × Existing user? I'm looking for some kind of software program or tshooting tool that can help point to the right cause BEFORE having to actually DO the fixes first. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Troubleshooting Win98 freezing.

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Install another card, load the latest drivers and run the system. Ejecting the drawer prevents Windows from searching for a disk while still seeing a drive letter. why did they make win2k in the first place? useful reference Also, upgrade your memory to at least 256MB, these days PC133 mem is so cheap you should be able to afford 1/2 a gig for God's sake.

in Dos mode it is fine all day... Improperly uninstalling a software application. So I set the program Auto upgrade to Manual.

Unclip the processor heat sink and clip it down again if that can be done easily.

Will updating memory help this freezing problem? OR 2) Its a hardware issue with a card you do not use in dos (ie nic). On advice of my friend, I upgraded to IE 5.0 since it's an explorer problem and the hangs occur less frequently.Toejam31, is the above enough? Do you know a URL? 6 8/2/2001 (10:18 pm) by Al Al (37 Posts) The 4in1 patch is probably at our motherboards web site...i'll check it right now.I solved half

Describe or write down any error messages that you see, and elaborate on the machine's behavior when you take it in. Edited February 14, 2010 by LoneCrusader 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites VideoRipper    0 CSI Eastwood City 0 329 posts February 11, 2010 OS: none This will cause windows to start with as few programs as possible and hopefully isolate the cause of the hanging. this page If there were a program that could say xxx.dll caused it.