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Old 08-29-2003, 04:45 AM   #11 (permalink)
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all of my programs run, I only had a pproblem with 1 game but i fixed it (old win95 game)
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Don't waste your time trying to figure out why Win98 is broken. You'll fix the problem and something else will go wrong in 2 weeks.

I suggest getting a copy of Win2k or WinXP and install it. They'll love you for fixing they're computer for more then a week.
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hehe, that's basically what happened when we had 98
only about 10% of the time we actually shut it down, the rest f the time it crashed
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if installing to a diff directory doesn't work, it just might be a possibility that it's the video card drivers unable to display the icons and stuff correctly. only a small chance though
this aint it

1) the computer worked fine with win 98 for like 3 years, the only thing that has been changed was the HDD and it worked fine for about 4 months
2) its not the display, its opening the folders, shortcuts work fine (executables) but folders wont open without using explore
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Don't waste your time trying to figure out why Win98 is broken. You'll fix the problem and something else will go wrong in 2 weeks.

I suggest getting a copy of Win2k or WinXP and install it. They'll love you for fixing they're computer for more then a week.
thats prolly what ill do, since their comp is only a P3 and (will have) 256MB of ram (im putting in a 128MB stick for free, this is how you get brownie points) ima put win 2k on it, it aint fast enough to run WINXP, but they should be really happy with that

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all of my programs run, I only had a pproblem with 1 game but i fixed it (old win95 game)
i cant figure out how to get command and conquer (original) to run on my XP box, and i really really want to see how fast it runs on a P4 2.4GHz w/800 MHz fsb with 1GB of PC2700 (im upgrading my mobo/proc in about 2 weeks) that mofo will fly!
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Old 08-29-2003, 11:54 AM   #16 (permalink)
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hey Windows 98 is bad, but Windows ME? no offence but that's like the ****test windows version

if installing to a diff directory doesn't work, it just might be a possibility that it's the video card drivers unable to display the icons and stuff correctly. only a small chance though
Windows ME is a revision of the Windows 98 Kernel I believe, and it is a little bit better - but I'd prefer Linux so ^_^
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no windows ME is a crappilly rehashed version of WIN98, win 98 is still better than ME, lol and that aint sayin anything good for ME
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no windows ME is a crappilly rehashed version of WIN98, win 98 is still better than ME, lol and that aint sayin anything good for ME
Yea. Windows sucks overall, all versions suck! Oh well I had Windows ME and had nothing but problems (music fast forwarding itself, lag when that happened)

I liked Redhat Linux 8 the best f*ck windows
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naw, windows is more compatible with other software and hardware than linux, otherwise id be running it windows xp rocks, i have yet to crash my WIN XP PRO, the only problem with WIN is the fact that it is such a system hog, but when ur system is like mine, you dont have to worry about it
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Yea, but I still prefer Linux. I use WINE on LINUX and I'm able to play many games with it for Windows, run Direct X, run Visual C++, Visual Basic 6, etc.

www.wine-hq.com ever see it? It's great!
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