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Old 02-29-2004, 11:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Windows 98 PC, I have run diagnostic checks on the Disk & the Memory and have encountered no errors but occasionally when I reboot the PC the Logon display comes up but the "Egg Timer" next to the Mouse Pointer continues showing & doesn't allow any keyboard input to the Password box.
On other occasions the PC has froze after inputing 2-3 chars of Password.

Thanks for any thoughts
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Old 02-29-2004, 05:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do you have another Keyboard to try ?
Have you scanned for viral infections at all ? Try a scan here and if still no joy then :
Please get Spybot S&D to clear out any spyware.
http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?page=mirrors


Install the program and open it.

Before doing any scanning click Online and Search for Updates .
Put a check mark at and install all updates .
Click Check for Problems nd when the scan is finished have Spybot fix all it finds marked in red .


Then after reboot :
Download 'Hijack This!'. http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/ or from http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloadge...8baee6434cfc13
Unzip, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

When the scan is finished, the " scan " button will change into a " save log " button.
Press that, save the log , load it in Notepad, and copy its contents here. Most of what it lists will be harmless or even essential, don't fix anything yet.
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