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By slotlover ·
scandisk and defrag on w98se report no errors, but norton 2000 pro locks up when i try to defrag or use disk doctor to repair the errors being reported by windoctor! I have the latest upgrades to w98se and norton system works 2000 pro . I used a w98se boot disk to format and fdisk the drives to f32. Very strange that the cheaper versions of nortons software ie: scandisk and defrag report no errors but the more costly versions lock up!

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by einhverfr In reply to f32 errors

Rule #1: always suspect your software before your hardware. Try uninstalling Norton 2000 and reinstalling it (you may have a conflict somewhere). Also, try cleaning your registry as per exporting and importing (but it is a bit more work-- if you need help, I will find the articles for you).

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by michaelk In reply to f32 errors

I have had many a problem with Norton products in the past. It is very odd indeed that scandisk and defrag are basically Norton products retooled by Microsoft. Your best bet is to avoid using Speeddisk and Disk Doctor, as I've seen a couple of Win98 stations corrupted beyond repair by them.

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by michaelk In reply to f32 errors

Most taskbars have an option in them to not load automatically with Windows somewhere in their "Properties" menu. The NetZero taskbar has no setting, however, as this is where they show the ads, and how you get your free service.

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