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Windows 98 hangs when shutting down

Seems like my Windows 98 will not shut down properly these days.  The only change to my system I can remember is I installed Norton Systems 2000.  I did keep windows to date with Windows Update and did disabled the fast shut down already.  Now when I try to shut down, seems all the programs are quitting, then I got to the blank wallpaper and it just stops there.  If I press Alt-Ctrl-Del couple times, I may get a Scan Out of Range message or nothing.

Is there something I can try?

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Go to Start->Run->msconfig then go to the advanced tab and click on Disable fast Shutdown. This works in most of the cases, hope it works for you :-)
are any of the norton monitors running? try disable them before shutdown.
i assume you aren't using Win 98 SE yet. this is a pain ,maybe, delete the Norton 2000 and see if the trouble goes away. some norton products are rotten, like Crash Guard. you could go into Add/Remove programs and just remove Crash Guard ( which is the biggest offender in Norton 2000). i think your problem is Norton. Crash Guard in Norton 2000 will cause a great deal of screen freezes
Windows98SE definitely has this problem.  The two that I've seen had to be fixed with the "supplement" -  read patch - noted above.  If not SE, advise.

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