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WINDOWS 98SE START UP FOREVER.......
TENLOWZ Oct-22-00 04:38 AM
I AM WONDERING WHY MY WINDOWS TAKES FORVER TO START UP WHEN BOOTING. IT WAS PRETTY SLOW AND THEN I INSTALLED A CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER LIVE X-GAMER 5.1 AND NOW IT TAKES ABOUT TWO MINUTES. AT FIRST I THOUGHT THE COMPUTER FROZE!!!! THEN IT FINALLY FINISHED LOADING....

THANKS AGAIN,
BRIAN


1. RE: WINDOWS 98SE START UP FOREVER.......
robert03 Oct-22-00 06:00 AM
In response to message 0
in windows go to start>>>run and tpe msconfig
go to startup and uncheck the programs u dont want to run at start up.
make sure u have 64megs of ram
recomended for 98.

2. RE: WINDOWS 98SE START UP FOREVER.......
TENLOWZ Oct-23-00 02:31 AM
In response to message 1
I DID THIS AND REMOVED A FEW PROGRAMS BUT IT STILL TAKES FOREVER!!!!!!!! I WOULD SAY IT TAKES ABOUT 2-3 MINUTES AND SOMETIMES LONGER!!!!!!!

HELP MY WINDOWS PLEASE~~~~~~~~~~~


3. RE: WINDOWS 98SE START UP FOREVER.......
deerslayer Oct-23-00 01:52 PM
In response to message 2
Sounds like you have an irq conflict. Try swapping the new sound card with another pci card that is in your computer.

4. RE: WINDOWS 98SE START UP FOREVER.......
TENLOWZ Oct-23-00 09:54 PM
In response to message 3
YOU WERE RIGHT I DID HAVE AN IRQ CONFLICT WITH MY ORIGINAL SOUND DRIVER!!!! SO I DISABLED IT IN THE SYSTEM PANEL, UNDER THE DEVICE MANAGER!!!! NOW MY CARD WORKS PROPERLY AND WINDOWS BOOTS UP FASTER BUT IT STILL SEEMS SLOW????? ANY OTHER RECOMENDATIONS???????

THANKS AGAIN,
BRIAN


5. RE: WINDOWS 98SE START UP FOREVER.......
lbyard Oct-24-00 05:23 PM
In response to message 4
Defrag the drive.

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