Windows 98SE - shut down

  Pip58 23:08 04 Mar 2006
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For some reason my computer wont shut down - it gets as far as "windows is shutting down" and then hangs. This has only happened for the last few days so I don't think I have done anything to cause this. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks to all in advance.

  Alan H E 23:11 04 Mar 2006

Try scan disc in safe mode &system file checker.

  Stuartli 00:02 05 Mar 2006

There is a Windows 98SE shutdown patch that, hopefully, will cure what is a common problem:

click here

It would also be a good idea to install - if you haven't already - the Unofficial Windows 98SE Service Pack (it's Unofficial because it's not been released by Micrsoft), which is a collection of all the 98SE updates etc:

click here

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