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    Junior Member waxace's Avatar
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    Windows 98SE Shutdown Issue

    I have an issue that I am trying to resolve for a family member.
    He has Win 98SE.
    The issue is that when he goes to shutdown the computer,
    it closes programs as normal (as far as I can tell), but when it gets to what looks like a old custom logoff screen, it just hangs there and will not shut off until he forces it to by pressing the power button.
    I know the system is clean as I did a sweep and clean maint with a lot of programs ( CCleaner, Ad-Aware, Spybot, virus scans etc,etc).
    It is probably something simple and I am hoping that someone can point me in the right direction..

    Thanks,

    Wax

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    This knowledge base article may help. Problems Shutting Down Windows 98 Second Edition.

    If none of the solutions in that article solve the issue,try installing the Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement.

    Direct download here. | Related KB article here.

    There are also some more possible fixes here
    Last edited by Reverend; March 13th, 2005 at 18:09 PM.

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    Junior Member waxace's Avatar
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    Thanks for the info...
    I'll post results back here probably nex week...

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    Windows 98SE shutdown Issue

    Thanks to all that helped. The answer was as simple as downloading the
    Windows 98 Second Edition Shutdown Supplement,
    Worked like a charm...
    Thanks,
    Wax

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