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Scandisk run each time I but Win98

By walkdaddy ·
Do you have an idea how I can fix my harddrive so it doesn't run scandisk everytime I boot up?

I have run a through scan and with Autofix check and again not checked. I have also used Norton's Utility to identify and mark any bad sectors but theproblem continues. Do you think I need to replace my hard drive?

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by Daryel In reply to Scandisk run each time I ...

Microsoft released a patch that addresses
the notorious Win98 SE shutdown issue. You can find it at: http://www.microsoft.com/windows98/downloads/contents/WUCritical/q260067/default.asp.
I've heard that you're supposed to install this in conjunction with the
Windows 98 SE Shutdown Supplement
(http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q239/8/87.asp), but the
instructions on this page don't mention this requirement. Also, note that this is
for Second Edition only. Also, I've heardthat the ACPI fix (http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q196/0/08.asp?ln=en-us&sd=gn&fr=0) resolves First Edition Win98 shutdown issues. I suggest reviewing these MS articles before installing.

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by jeromyd In reply to Scandisk run each time I ...

If in fact you do opt for the re-formatting of your drive...follow the instructions given earlier, but be sure to type in "format c: /s" in the DOS prompt mode. If you neglect the /s you will not format the entire drive. I am assuming you want to use the entire drive as 1 whole unit without breaking it up into multiple partitions. Anyway, just my 2 cents worth.

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