after trying to follow microsofts inatructions for solvin a fatal exception error (Microsoft Windows 98 fatal exception 06 has occurred at 0000:0000f020)" SYMPTOMS During Microsoft Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second Edition Setup, you may receive the following error message: A fatal exception 06 has occurred at XXXX>: XXXXXXXX>. CAUSE This behavior can occur if an earlier version of McAfee's VirusScan (anti- virus software) or Norton AntiVirus is being loaded from the Autoexec.bat file. RESOLUTION To resolve this issue, disable McAfee VirusScan or Norton AntiVirus. To do so, follow these steps: 1. Restart your computer, press and hold down the CTRL key until the Windows 98 Startup menu appears, and then choose Command Prompt Only. 2. At the command prompt, type edit c:\autoexec.bat, and then press ENTER. 3. Type rem, and then a space at the beginning of the line that contains Vshield.exe.
If you are using Norton AntiVirus, type rem and then a space at the beginning of the line added by Norton AntiVirus. 4. Save and then close the Autoexec.bat file. 5. Restart your computer. Setup should continue. " I now have no desktop atall. My wallpaper is there! but nothing else. I admit to being an amateur where all this is concerned, but it sounded straight-forward enough. Where have I gone wrong?
i did that, now it say windows registry checker usage: scanreg[<option>] <option> ?:displays usage backup:backup the registry and related configuration files restore:choose a backup to restore fix:repair the registry comment"<comment>":adds the specified comment to the CAB file while backing up
this will teach me to fiddle with things I don't properly understand.
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