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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Troubleshooting Windows 98 Startup

Computers are often frustrating beasts, but few things in computerdom are as hair-pullingly, teeth-gnashingly frustrating as an operating system that won't operate. To help save some wear and tear on your hair and teeth, this section outlines a few common startup difficulties and their solutions.

WINDOWS 98'S SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTER

For fine-tuned control over the Windows 98 startup, you should check out the new System Troubleshooter utility. It provides a graphical front-end for all the various startup components, and you can use simple check boxes to toggle startup items on and off. I discuss this utility in

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