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"New" context menu no longer appears, plus strange startup. by glee
(Excessive cross-posting reduced) Go he http://www.aumha.org/regfiles.htm Click the "Restore NEW Command" link on the left. Direct download: http://aumha.org/downloads/new.zip Unzip the file and follow the directions in the readme file. -- Glen Ventura, MS MVP W95/98 Systems
May 29th 04 05:18 AM
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"New" context menu no longer appears, plus strange startup. by glee
(cross posting reduced) That message can occur for many reasons, whenever a wininit.ini file is = created by some program.=20 The file is used to change files after a reboot, that are in use when = Windows is running. Next time it happens, find the file "wininit.bak", open it in Notepad, = and...
May 29th 04 12:15 PM
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Failure to Shutdown by Microsoft Forum
Hi, my brother's computer is having a little problem when is shuttingdown he gets the following message in a blue screen: A fatal Exception 0E has occurred at 0028:C02A27A8 in VxD VWIN32(05) + 000012D0 after that the computer does not shutdown but freeze. His computer is a HP Pavilion 8660C with...
May 30th 04 11:31 PM
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Weird problem by Baxter
I am using SHGetSpecialFolder with CSIDL_PROGRAM_FILES to get an install directory. On my Win2000 system, this works fine. On my Win98 system, it fails with an "invalid argument" error. I tried setting up a loop and calling with a range of values. All appropriate values worked correctly except...
May 31st 04 10:50 PM
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no Shut Down option by Peter
I recently reinstalled Windows 98SE, and since I usually leave my PC on permanently, I never checked about Restarting or Shutting Down. Now when I pressed the Start button, I discovered I don't have a Shut Down option. Any ideas anybody?
June 3rd 04 06:27 PM
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File|New will not open in Windows Explorer by William Collins
Windows 98 SE In Windows Explorer, I am unable to create a new folder because the File|New choice will not open. Instead, the system freezes. Don't know why this suddenly started to happen.
June 7th 04 06:38 PM
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Cause of VxD fatal exception? by SM
Group, I have been unable to find info on the Microsoft support website or searching the web concerning the following virtual driver fatal exception shown below: "A fatal exception 0E has occurred at 0028:xxxxxxxx in VxD PALE(01) + 00001EF4" (xxxx=various hex codes) My machine is an AMD K6...
June 11th 04 12:13 AM
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"Start" by siggy
when I right-mouse-click on my "Start" icon - I see options like..... "Play in Winamp" and "Compress and Email" ... and a bunch more ..... I know what put these entries there.... BUT how can I remove them ????
June 17th 04 07:11 PM
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anoying file disorder by borg1of0
windows has gained an anoying problem. when I arrange icons in my computer or windows explorer the drive letters and names apear in reverse order. ( I: H: G: F: E: D: C: A: ) also the same show files display you get when viewing the system directory appears when I view a cd directory. any help...
June 19th 04 07:03 PM
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I stupidly upgraded to IE6, then to compound the stupidity I attempted to upgrade my good ol' Win98 to Win98SE with the ultimate goal of then upgrading to WinXP. Now I'm sure you'll agree that's a lot of upgrading. Well, let's see where I am now..... Win98SE errored out and would not upgrade me,...
June 22nd 04 06:42 AM
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Missing Export Shlwapi.dll by Joann
I tried to use my scanner and the program Photo Deluxe will not open when I click on the program i get an error message that says Shell 32.dll lionked to missing export Shlwapi.dll:shreg get Us Value A. What is this and how can I fix it. I can use the scanner to scan and copy something but I can't...
July 8th 04 06:44 PM
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Desktop Right-click Context Menu by IanRobbo
Until recently everything on my W98 system behaved normally - but now when I bring up the right-click context menu and select "New" (looking to create a new Shortcut for instance) there is a delay of about a second, then Explorer crashes! No sub-menu items appear... just the hesitation prior to...
July 14th 04 01:41 AM
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Folder Options by Lee
When configuring folders (specifically, changing from the default "Large Icons" to anything else) and then clicking "Like Current Folder" on the "View" tab of "Folder Options", some folders will display accordingly -- but most in deeper layers do not. I still have to manually configure the options...
July 14th 04 01:45 AM
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How to Set Default User in 98 SE?? by Dave
Have you tried going into the control panel and creating a new user, then delete the default one? -----Original Message----- Whenever I start Win98SE, the Start Menu displays "Log Off..." , exactly like this, without showing a user name, only 3 dots. This "nameless" account is apparently...
July 17th 04 06:10 AM
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imshell.dll problem by George Norton
When I start Windows 98, I immediately get an error message telling me Explorer has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down. The details a EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault in module IMSHELL.DLL at 0167:1001790c. Registers: EAX=01427c44 CS=0167 EIP=1001790c...
July 17th 04 06:15 AM
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pairs of web pages and folders by Tom
Even though I have selected "show and manage the pair as a single file" under "managing pairs of web pages and folders" in Windows Explorer folder options, they still appear as two things and have to be moved or deleted separately. Solution?
July 17th 04 06:20 AM
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invalid page fault in shell32.dll by amyjoan
i got this error message: explorer has caused an invalid page fault in module shell32.dll at 0177:7fcbcf19 and also Ddhelp has caused a general protection fault in module gdi.exe, at 0002:00000057. i run windows 98 second edition, please help!thanks
July 17th 04 06:25 AM
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[OT] looking for shell app (3rd party...) by Jacek Bogucki
Hi. Sorry for posting here but I couldn't find more appropriate group. I remember using an app that auto-resized Explorer windows after double-clicking its lower-right corner. Can anybody remember its name?or anything that would give me similar functionality? TIA! Jacek Bo.
July 17th 04 06:27 AM
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Start Button menu does not pop up... by scott
but i noticed that a small bar appears when I click on the start button. Anybody have any idea???
July 17th 04 06:28 AM
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shell32.dll at 017f:7feb1946 by marl
I think i did a *booboo* posting this under "browser", so i am reposting it here. I had this once before and whoever helped me did the right thing, only problem is, I can't find the answer anymore.. I looked, and wished i had kept a copy.. I know i will from now on have it handy. Everytime i go to...
July 17th 04 06:33 AM
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