crashes

  breadwinner 22:07 20 Feb 03
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running windows 98. PC continually crashes when comming off the internet and then opening other programmes. trying to read e-mail in outlook express PC crashes when scrolling message down, running o/exp.6 but did the same with 5. have reformatted hard drive and reloaded windows but still crashes.
have to keep re-booting as cont.alt.delete dosn't often respond and let me end task.

  Gman 23:55 20 Feb 03

Without seeing your PC it's hard to answer this but it sounds like you may have a hardware problem possibly with your modem check you have the correct/latest drivers for it.

  woodchip 00:02 21 Feb 03

Try these in the order that I put them.

Run Scandik

Run SFC you will need your Win98 CD in to replace any corrupt files

Empty Temp files

Run Defrag

  woodchip 00:03 21 Feb 03

PS also try your comp with the cover off

  Gaz 25 01:58 22 Feb 03

click here

And click Win Clean-up.

This should solve alot of problems.

Regards,
Gaz25

  woodchip 12:57 22 Feb 03

Not shure where you have got to but having too much software on comp can cause your prob. Remove programs you do not use

  breadwinner 13:20 01 Mar 03

thank you all for your help.
the answer to my problem was as suggested by gman.
I updated my modem drivers and this has cured my problem.
Thank you all once again.

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