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Startup and Suthdown time of XP-OS

KM Bappi
Hi, I am KM Bappi. I am using WXP-SP3 OS. The problem is when I starts my PC it takes a lot of time to come the desktop invironment. Also happens when I go to shutdown it. How can I optemize those time.
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HELP! i have XP but would be massively grateful if you could help me with this little big problem. Basically Blue Screen of death seems to happen randomly, seems to be getting steadily more frequent as time goes by.
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Windows 98-SE + Radeon 9550SE

Anybody have any issues with some/all of the ATi or Omega drivers for Windows 98-SE ??? I was doing some testing on a dual-boot box I have with this OS and Windows 2000 Pro. I'm trying to use the latest ATi driver package, the Catalyst v6.
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DosBox v0.73 Released

Has anybody tried out the new build yet ??? Seems faster then previous builds and I've now noticed the new video emulation modes. You can emulate a straight, generic VGA or one of the many different types of VGA cards that were out in the day like the Tseng Labs ET3000 or ET4000 GPU's, well before they were called ...
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Windows 98-SE and DirectX 9.0c

I see a version of this back to 2005 that supports 98-SE, what is the latest build that officially or unofficially supports this OS ??? Of course the latest builds do not
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help with Guillemot Maxi Studio Isis?

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Stuck in DOS don't know how to go from here

I have a pc stuck in DOS (the first screen to pop up when you power up the computer) It reads as follows: I will skip some stuff which is not relevant Main processor: AMD Athlon Processor Floppy Drive A: 1.
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Uncontrollable laptop mouse / cursor

Mullet Man
I have a Dell Lattitude laptop. Every so often, the cursor rampantly go off on it's own to an edge of the screen & refuses to come back. I hit several keys trying to get it to stop. I also have a problem with it sometime jumping back to the middle of a word while I'm typing.
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Vista problem

Why vista running as a administrative mode get Access Denied message, if it open disk to write sectors? Kindly,tell what is the solution?Thanks!!!!! Ali,
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Windows Media Player 9 - HELP

Hi, I am running on a win 98SE PC. I downloaded Mplayer 9 but it doesnt work. When i tried the error with Drwatson it show the foll. Windows User-interface core component accessed memory improperly or encountered some nonspecific error.
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Microsoft Golf 1999

Trying to run MS GOLF'99 in Windows XP Pro and getting error message: MSGolf'99 Requires at least 32 MB of free virtual memory to run. Anyone have a fix?.
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Corrupted XP SP1

My old desktop with XP Sp1 was attached by Virus and I had cleaned it but may accindental deleted some XP files. I am now having the following problems:- 1) I can'telete my internet messages where I used a thirty party domen service which used Javascrip to command for file deleting.
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Installing Windows 98-SE Issues

I'm having an issue trying to install Win98 onto both of my machines. I'm attempting to do this to a new HDD formatted as FAT32. Here are the system specs and the issue maybe related to how I have both machines configured.
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usb mass storage device

My windows '98 system is unable to read my flash disk, it however tells me that it has descovered a usb mass storage device and a code 28 to reinstall the driver. Where do I download the usb mass storage device driver Help Ash4.
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Via ac'97 audio controller

My computer tells me i need the via ac'97 audio controller drive for my pci multimedia device. Where do l down the driver to make my sound work.
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Cd-Rom Drive missing

Cant find my cd-rom drive in my computer despite the fact that my cd-rom is recognised during start-up. Am using Win98. what do i do ash4.
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WIN ME needs current drivers!!

EEK!! I've gotten nowhere with which ATI Raedon driver I need to update for windows me, nor for the soundblaster live! driver. I've gone to their websites and they are NOT HELPFUL. I need specific files.
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computer keeps restarting, cant even get to the

desktop. . . . i resently did softwear repair wizard. and now the computer did runs fine than it restarts out of no where and it wont let me get to the desktop. even when i attemp to get to my desktop to get into safemode it restarts itself.
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