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Please login or register.Did you miss your activation email? 1 Hour 1 Day 1 Week 1 Month Forever Login with username, password and session length Forum only search News: Home It appears that some shop did someone a dis-service.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - It was upgraded to W2K by boweasel / March 1, 2009 5:31 AM The progress indicator shows what portion of hardware detection has been completed. 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 click site

THEN you might be talking about heat-related issues.If you think the problem is a driver (and you are the one looking at the machine, you'll have to be the judge) reinstalling Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try the setup with one memory stick. Notice that this is also the point at which Windows Setup can stall if hardware detection fails for a particular system component. So I don't understand why the FDD is being checked out at that point. :confused: Oops, I composed and posted this [I thought] before OldBob posted his above. :eek: zardiw03-13-2005, 01:17 http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/troubleshooting-win98-freezing-any-techniques.53224/

Windows 98 Stuck On Loading Screen

Toejam31 RedAshDec 16, 2000, 2:39 AM Thanks for all the responses It's been a great help, I'm going to be trying to see if it's overheating (though I doubt it as Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. This is before any hardware detection occurs.

Eventually you might find something by disconnecting peices of hardware for a few hours - I have even known frequent lockups to be caused by a faulty CD rom drive, even If you backup the Registry shortly after a good Windows 98 installation, you can install the Registry backup files. This puzzles me. let alone one with matching your description.

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Please try. Windows 98 Startup Problems I'm always interesting in things like this.... The solution at this point is to re-enable the 1.44mb floppy option in the BIOS which will result in Win98 booting up and asking for the Win98 CD to install the http://www.pcguide.com/vb/archive/index.php/t-12543.html If it's the problem, add some fans in your case.

It could be a corrupted software program, an installed/uninstalled older program that requires a 16-bit environment. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Too often I find old machines that people have pulled the heatsink off and didn't know to put a little drop of compound on to fill in the air voids.Even then Once into Windows, you manually install the driver for the disabled device.

Windows 98 Startup Problems

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-98-hangs-at-splash-screen-and-won-t-start-13047/ vague out.Good luck ... Windows 98 Stuck On Loading Screen They don't need to be in permanent storage after all [or do they?] But the Windows installation is a different kettle of fish. Windows 98 Won T Boot What do you think the problem maybe?

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Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. the copying of the setup wizard to disk. Your machine did have a few memory errors in a log but you cleared that and claim it has not failed since.If I look over your new post, the machine details http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-98/virtualbox-windows-98-screen-resolution.html Reset the BIOS to its default settings, ran setup from DOS, and....nothing.

Please try again now or at a later time. It's always at about the 14 minutes remaining mark. Once you get it up, add the cards one at a time and get the drivers installed etc.......

but this is not applicable in your case.Good luck ...

Before posting on our computer help forum, you must register. The status on the LEFT pane is "Preparing to run Windows 98 Setup" i.e it has NOT gotten to the "Collecting information about your computer" part....... ms-fixit03-14-2005, 03:54 PMI know this is an old thread.....but believe it or not an incorrect date & time can also derail win98 setup. Setup Wizard initialization progress bar displayed [reaches 100%]. 5.

I believe a reload and new RAM would set it strait. Similar Topics Please give brief description of your troubleshooting techniques and what you would do Apr 16, 2013 any cool techniques for teaching beginners about how viruses work? by R. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-98/windows-98-client-using-windows-server-2000.html I much prefer Windows ME for my critical applications and data security Yes there is a lot of troubleshooting steps I can take, but unfortunetly, I don't have liberty to do

That is why I am seeking 2nd opinions, (and yours it the best). inside the case beyond the extra memory (since removed). Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. zardiw03-13-2005, 04:19 PMWell, it must know it's got a hard drive, cause the very first thing it does is copy the setup directory to it.......z Sylvander03-13-2005, 05:14 PMDoes it really?

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 Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Troubleshooting Win98 freezing.

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