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Old 03-20-2005, 08:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am new at this and I thank everyone in advance for any help. I have two questions. I have a compaq presario running win 98 se with only a 500 meg processor. My first problem is that sometimes my computer locks up during shutdown showing the windows screen. Second I have an old version of McAffe virus scan, when I enable it it slows everything down. And when I try to update I get an error 'type mismatch'

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Old 03-20-2005, 08:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Go get yourself an upgrade version of XP that should solve your problems.

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Old 03-21-2005, 08:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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McAfee is good but it's a resource hog, especially on a slower computer. AVG is a good freeware alternative that doesn't use up a log of resources.
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Old 03-21-2005, 08:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Here's some info on the Windows 98 shutdown problem. It might help.
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