switch off Windows 98/2 restarts

  maiden 17:17 27 Jun 2003

When I select switch off on the windows 98/2 my machine always restarts now. This is after I had to do re-install recently.
Any offers.

  Bodi 20:12 27 Jun 2003

and to counteract this, you can download a patch from the Microsoft site.

One thing though, can't understand this happening if you have reinstalled Windows from the original disk.

Anyway, try downloading the patch and see if it solves your problem.


  woodchip 20:28 27 Jun 2003

This is the page that you need to be looking at

http: // support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;q238096

YOU NEED TO COPY THE ABOVE LINK AND PASTE IT INTO THE ADDRESS BAR ON YOUR BROWSER close the the Spaces before the // and after // then press enter it will take you to microsoft site

  maiden 22:27 19 Jul 2003

Thanks to both. That proved very useful. The cause was fastshutdown was selected. This presents problems in win98/2

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