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First one in?

Looks like I get the honor of posting the first inform in the new forum.William
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CD player cause system crash.

Hello.Got a trouble,have Compaq Presario 5722,384mb ram,W98 OS,IE 6..I updated my computer,complete quick restore,a few weeks back so downloaded the recent MSMedia Player,7.?,and un-installed the 6.Now when I put a CD into tray I get the blue screen and bug as follows.An exception OE has...
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256 color display

For some reason the color display is only showing a 2 colors or 16 colors option on the computer. It was 256 colors and right now it is lost. how do I get it back ?
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QwikFix

WIN98seHave now beamed aboard and have a trouble opening an exe file I downloaded. When attempting to install qwikFixv0.4 I get the inform UNEXPLAINED ERROR. i\'ve attempted downloading most times to disc and to temp, but no go.Anyone some ideas.??Basil
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Database error

I'm using W98SE on a P4 with 256MB ram and plenty of disk space. I attempted to install Thumbs Plus and retrieved the following error5015/8036 Database bug:SQL Connect Error 160-1M003 Specified driver couldn't be loaded due to computer bug 31 (Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)).I taken out the programme...
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OK!! Who ate my previous 2 post attempts? Hmmm...

Tried 2 times to place
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''NT'' Posts

At present the computer will not allow you to place without anything in the inform body. It's been reported, but in the meantime you can now enter a period or some thing to work around it. If do that though, pls begin your \'s subject title with ''(NT)'' so the readers will know...
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Printer Won't Work

I bought a new printer for my PC. It has Windows 98.The printer has a UBS connection. The trouble is, once the printer cd is installed and I attempt to print, the computer keeps saying, 'the printer can't communicate with the computer'. i\'ve tested and there is no receving port for the...
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shut down

When I go to closed down my computer, it goes past the
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dual boot win98se and dos 6.22

How can I do this?
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Mouse clicks

i\'ve 2 computers connected to the same mouse with a KVM switch. One computer is running win98se and the other is winxp. The xp computer permits me to open up folders with one click of the mouse but the 98 computer takes 2 clicks. Is their some way I can get the 98 computer to open folders with one...
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getting rid of a program that refuses to go?

I asked this yesterday, but can't find it afterward. The programme in problem doesn't matter some more, but in general, the problem remains: How does one remove a rogue programme that doesn't run properly but won't deinstall properly either?Thanxs,BuckoA programme stopped working...
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Browsers delayed action

When I attempt to open my browsers, like microsoft IE 6.0, sometimes nothing occurs for a long time. Sometimes, it will freeze, and then I Control-Alt-Delete to close it, and attempt again. This also occurs with Mozilla 1.5, and I end up using Opera 7.0. Other times, I can get on-line but when I click on a...
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Windows 98, himem.sys

Hello,i\'ve Windows 98 SE and it won't start because it tells I'm missing himem.sys. I've attempted downloading the file and putting it back in the directory, but it didn't work. I was told that I could get some windows restore, but I can't the inform afterward since this forum got...
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NEW & IMPROVED ??

Maybe it will get better or i\'ve more to find out BUT I had to re-register to place. Could find no way to go back to the before posts which have been the better reference I ever had. Not a 'happy camper' janice
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explorer 6 will not work

333 meg. gateway 98se winI am only a novice so I screwed up I assume. I installed a modembooster and it didn\'t work so I un-installed it but have forgotten the name of it or I would've gone to their sight. I assume it exchanged some thing in the regestryor settings and by the time I noticed explorer...
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reinstalling win 98se

What\'s proper way to reinstall win 98se without loseing programs and doc's. I do know I will have to update some.
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Restore desktop to previous state

Win98All of this info may not pertain, but here goes.Right after I was notified that Windows had adjusted the time, I twice-clicked on a shortcut to do some disk cleanup.Right away, it looked as if my computer was refreshing the icons. When this was finished, I don't assume there was one icon...
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Photos opening in Quick Time Viewer

Son using Windows 98 somehow had installed
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Preferred Customer

Is there any procedure to enter in my name in the registered owner box without wiping out the os. It is a win98 os second edition computer and i am registered as the preferred customer rather my name. Thanxs in advance Sincerly Joe
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scanreg/restore

better morning..How do i make scanreg/restore work om my old 486 using Windows95 IE5?I attempted it the way i do it on my Windows98(restart in MSDOS at the C: typed in scanreg/restore) but it doesn\'t work..Thank-you.
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Bring back the old forum

Iloved the old forum. It was easy to navigate, and many more. This one has me completely lost.Any chance you will re-turn?Joan Klinkert
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One moderator reporting for duty!

I should have my red
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IF YOU WISH TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON THE NEW FORUMS

If you have some troubles with the new software, or gripes regarding how things right now look, or even requests for characteristic, there is a dedicated forum for this intention.It is at <a href=http://reviews.cnet.com/5204-7598-0.html?forumID=51&start=0>Forum Feedback</a>, also accessed from the main...
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Windows protection error?

On one of my computers i\'ve win98 SE. When I turn the computer on, after a few minutes, I get a
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default browser

I updated our Netscape Browser 4.9 sometime back to 6.2, then 7.0, and eventually it is current status of 7.1. Nevertheless some programme that uses the internet continues to set up whatever it requires to in the old Netscape 4.9 browser. For illustration: after clicking on a hyperlink in a Word 2000 document, the...
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very little sound

Hey how can i resolve my sound i have very little sound ..like it has been turned way down g3judy
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Socket error

My son has win98se and dialup modem, not able to get website form up or get mail.I havnt seen this as he lives 300 miles from me but he tells he gets connected to ISP ok (box comes up showing connection ok)but when tries netscape gets (netscape was not able to create a socket connection,there may be...
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Tinny media player

I\'m running Windows media player 7.1 and my CDs sound tinny. Like they are singing with their head in a bucket. I didn\'t have a trouble till I updated past year and it is right now worse after updating to 7.1. Any one got some ideas or opinions - Thanxs
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