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Old Feb 25, 2004, 02:30 AM
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thanks roger, that worked great but only for things that are still installed on my computer, one thing i cant find anywhere (registry, win.ini, system.ini) is zonealarm.
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Old Feb 25, 2004, 03:19 AM
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psx, have you tried with the RegCleaner by jv16 group?
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Old Feb 25, 2004, 03:49 AM
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i looked on the site and download something called RegSupreme (not sure if this is what you meant)

I ran it but it couldn't find ZoneAlarm anywhere
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Old Feb 25, 2004, 05:23 AM
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When you have MSconfig open, take note of one of the names of a thing you have disabled, then do a search in registry, eventually you will get to the spot where they are. Then delete all the entries you have unticked in Msconfig, then run MSconfig again, and you will see they are gone.
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Old Feb 25, 2004, 12:45 PM
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In Win98 any startup options you disable with MSCONFIG are moved from the RUN or RUNSERVICES key in the registry to the RUN- or RUNSERVICES- keys. (note the dashes) Delete the entire RUN- or RUNSERVICES- branches to clear them from MSCONFIG.

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RUN-
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RUN SERVICES-

If the application was launched via a shortcut in the Startup group on the StartMenu then those shortcuts are moved to the "Disabled Startup Items" group on the Startmenu. Delete that entire group.
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Old Nov 14, 2009, 12:21 AM
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This could be a display adapter problem. Start windows in emergency mode safe mode in the US, remove the display adapter from device manager and restart normally. It should start up using standard VGA drivers and offer to install the display adapter that plug and play finds.

Pawel Dobrosielski wrote:
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> HI
>
> I have a problem with Win98 SE startup. When running in normal mode, the
> system boots on the beginning quite normally, but never reaches the
> graphic mode, but instead it shuts down. In other words, just after the
> "Windows98 Startup..." screen it shows "Now you can safely...".
>
> Of course I can start the system in emergency mode or whatever its
> called in English. I dont thing its a classic virus since the system
> never reaches the graphic mode and explorer. Ive deleted everything
> from HKLM Run and RunOnce and also from the User registry keys. I was
> trying to figure the problem using msconfig, but the only effect is that
> when I "turn off" the System.ini file I the system hangs. When I turn
> it on again, I get automatic shutdown.
>
> Any ideas what I should check more? Shoud I dig into System.ini and
> check every line???
> In bootlog.txt I also get some errors about fonts, but not sure does it
> has anything to do with system.
>
> Thanks,
> Pawel
 

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