dangerman 17:32 22 Jan 2005

Windows 98SE
On boot up and upon selecting AOL icon and whenever opening a page with colour heading from my docs the following message occurs

EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault in
module KERNEL32.DLL at 0167:bffc06af.
EAX=00000000 CS=0167 EIP=bffc06af EFLGS=00010202
EBX=00000007 SS=016f ESP=0080eecc EBP=0080eed8
ECX=00000007 DS=016f ESI=77a97ed9 FS=3f97
EDX=bffc9a74 ES=016f EDI=0080f09b GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
f3 a6 8a 46 ff 33 c9 3a 47 ff 77 04 74 04 49 49
Stack dump:
0080f011 77a97ed8 00000000 0080ef0c bff9716f 0080f09b 77a97ed9 00000007 0080f0a1 00800263 0080f09a 0080f09b 0000001f 00000000 bffc9a74 dfadf5f3
Any help appreciated

  Diodorus Siculus 17:55 22 Jan 2005

Do you have the Win98 CD? If so,




and click run.

  Diodorus Siculus 17:56 22 Jan 2005

RC Groups Discussion - Windows 98SE Crashed - Need Help!
click here

This suggests looking for spyware:

click here
AdAware click here
SB click here
cws click here

  Diodorus Siculus 17:57 22 Jan 2005

Even some suggest it may be a virus problem...

  GaT7 18:19 22 Jan 2005
  GaT7 18:23 22 Jan 2005

The second link in my list above - about deleting .pwl files - usually works for me. Make sure you know all your passwords - Win logon, ISPs (& in webforms, if applicable) - before deleting. G

  dangerman 19:19 12 Feb 2005

Many thanks to everyone that offered advice. I tried them all but without success so went for a re-format and am now back on line.

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