The windows 98 second edition shutdown supplement addresses shutdown issues on systems with specific hardware/software configurations running windows 98 second edition. If this option is not set in windows 98 second edition, your computer may reboot instead of shutting down to resolve this issue, change the fastreboot data value from 1 to 0 in the following registry key. I recommend the following sequential strategy in troubleshooting windows 98 se shutdown problems: first, try the non-controversial fixes given below (which include some of the approaches people were trying, and finding successful, before the patch came out. Greg a agreed: one thing i have found is that if your windows 98 shutdown sound file (wav) is corrupt, windows 98 will hang up at the shutdown screen to fix it, use control panel to turn off.
When windows 98 second edition does not shut down properly, it may appear to stop responding (hang) for several minutes at the please wait while your computer shuts down screen or with a blank screen and a blinking cursor. Solutions to win98 shutdown problems this document is a collection of specific solutions for various issues with windows 98 and windows millennium (me) including lockups, shutdown problems, and slow response. Accoding to tweaking with vishal in his article entitled fix windows 8 restart and shutdown problems by disabling hybrid shutdown feature, computer systems hang while rebooting or shutting down the system. I remember back with windows 98 se, there was an issue similar to this where we had to update the bios in order to shut down properly let us know best regards.
Cnet's forum on windows legacy operating systems, (xp, 2000/nt, me, & windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from a community of experts. This article describes how to troubleshoot problems that may occur when you attempt to shut down and restart your computer note that this information is also available in the windows 98 startup and shutdown troubleshooting wizard microsoft recommends that you use.
Note: windows 98 users may experience a hang because of known problems with windows 98 before beginning to troubleshoot this issue, it is important to determine if it is merely a random occurrence when occurring randomly, it may be difficult to troubleshoot or determine where the problem exists. You see, i have a win 98 computer that used to shut off the power after a start - shutdown command was clicked, but now it just stops at that the 'it is now safe to shut down your computer' screen can you advise if this is a hardware or software fault, please. After having installed and begun to use avast 4 home, i faced a shut down problem my computer (with windows 98 operating system - os) never finished to close down properly.
Windows 98 se shutdown problems - windows 98 se shutdown supplement download @ microsoft link note : if you apply this fix for the shutdown problems it takes the disable fast shutdown out of the advanced menu tab of the configuration utility. I have been trying to repair this problem from some time it stops responding when trying to shut down(stops at 'windows is shutting down' ---tried windows trouble shooting-no success ---download the shutdown supplement-no use ---i called dell who advised me to update my bios- i got the ao8exe. Windows 10 has been draining my battery after shut down since downloading and installing windows 10 i have noticed my battery draining after it's been shut down and disconnected from a power supply i never had this issue with windows 7. Shut down problems are one of the most common types of problems with the windows operating system at the same time though, they are also one of the problems that is most seldom resolved because shut down problems tend to take a back seat to more serious issues.
Windows98 hangs during shutdown anonymous dec 14, 2000, 3:35 pm 60% of the time, when i tell windows98 to shutdown, it gets as far as the, windows is now shutting down screen and then hangs. Re: windows 98 shut down problem this was a known problem with win98 ms had a patch, but since official support for win98 ended in 2006, it is no longer available from ms.
Cpu 200 mhz 96 megs ram 3 gig hard drive windows 98 se (ver 410) when i tell the computer to shut down i get to the screen that says windows is shutting down, but it never does. Windows 98 se (second edition) windows 98 se (second edition) has a patch used to fix a known issue with shutting down the computer this file can be found on our windows 98 downloads section. Windows 98 default startup/shutdown, utopia startup/shutdown.