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Windows and Compaq?

By jdporrata ·
I have a Compaq that has windows 98 installed in it, and it sucks. I don't know what kind if special configuration did compaq did to win98 but it is very unstable. I have spoken to other people and I get the same reaction from them. Is there a way Ican reconfigure my computer so I don't have all those special configurations of compaq.

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Windows and Compaq!

by wise_warrior In reply to Windows and Compaq?

Try and reinstall the windows os on your compaq system from the windows CD this should allow you to get the system to default status! If that does not work there is only one drastic way out - format then reinstall!!

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by TimMitchell In reply to Windows and Compaq?

If you bought the PC from Compaq, you probably didn't get a Windows CD, just the 'Restore' disk, correct? If that's the case, it's probably a good copy of Win98 with lots of unnecessary crap on it. They are also notorious for putting everything inyour Startup folder, which will greatly increase the time it takes to boot. Check the Startup folder (C:\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup) and see what you've got in there; delete all but the unnecessary shortcuts. Also, uninstall any apps you don't need from the Add/Remove Programs module of the Control Panel.

Good luck!

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