can only use safe mode

  nobbyhigo 16:31 10 Nov 2003
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i can only use safe mode if i shut down and restart the monitor goes blank before loading win 98 fully and i am left with flashing cursor and system freezes i have run full scandisc in safe mode.
greatful for any clues

  Lozzy 16:33 10 Nov 2003

Update Windows!!!

  spikeychris 16:38 10 Nov 2003
  spikeychris 16:42 10 Nov 2003

Or...


Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files or Folders.
In the Named box, type msdos.sys.

In the Look In box, click the drive on which Windows is installed and then click Find Now.

Right-click the Msdos.sys file, and then click Properties.

Click to clear the Read-Only and Hidden check boxes to remove these attributes from the Msdos.sys file, and then click OK.


Right-click the Msdos.sys file, and then click Open With.


In the Choose the program you want to use box, click WordPad, and then click OK.
Do one of the following:


Delete the BootSafe=1 line.

Or
Change the value in the BootSafe=1 line to BootSafe=0.


On the File menu, click Save.
Right-click the Msdos.sys file, and then click Properties.

Click to select the Read-Only and Hidden check boxes to set the attributes for the file, and
then click OK.


Restart your computer.

  spikeychris 16:50 10 Nov 2003

Finally, click here

If all else fails then you can install to a
clean directory. Once you are sure that you have all of your data, you
can delete the old Windows folder and the old Program Files folder to free
up disk space.

  nobbyhigo 17:27 10 Nov 2003

i will get back to you i will go home now and give it a try

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