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Shagster
04-06-03, 07:58 PM
Heya, fixing a computer.

Its a windows 98 (not se) lap top. It boots up Aok except when the windows desktop attempts to load the screen goes black, but everything boots properly. Scanreg/restore isn't fixing it. I would like to avoid reinstalling the OS. Any suggestions appreciated!


I figured this was a cross between software and hardware, so whatever. Its here now!

mnosteele52
04-06-03, 08:09 PM
Sounds like a problem with the video drivers, boot into safe mode and uninstall the video drivers and reboot and let 98 reinstall the drivers.

:D :cool:

Shagster
04-06-03, 08:32 PM
Oops, forgot to mention safemode has the same problem which is kinda odd.

extreme
04-06-03, 08:32 PM
I have a feeling you are going to have to re-format

mnosteele52
04-06-03, 08:44 PM
Try installing 98 overtop itself, it's an easy fix that works allot of the time.

:D :cool:

Shagster
04-06-03, 08:49 PM
Yeah, i had to do it every week with that god forsaken XP.

Thats what ill end up doing. Didnt know if I was missing an option.

Thanks again