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 9  Chapter 4: Diagnosing and Troubleshooting in the Windows OS
      9  Lock-ups

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Corrupt or Changed System Files

First, you should run Scandisk to check to consistency of the file system and check for bad sectors. In Windows 98, you can run Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Information then in the Tools menu choose System File Checker. This will find altered and corrupted System files.

Figure 317: SFC Found a Corrupted File

 


Look for Other Causes Too!

Remember to also search the Internet for details about your motherboard, such as undocumented settings and real world experiences. For example a V333 motherboard has undocumented jumpers JP1, JP2 related to RAM settings which solved me a lock up problem once.



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