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booting up win 98 2nd edition

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when i turn on the computer and win 98 starts to boot  up i get automatically get the 6 choice menu 1. normal, 2. safe startup, 3. . . . etc.  I've selected safe start up but still it always comes back to this menu on startup.
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by:wdbb
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You should quit going into "safe mode" and choose "normal" from the menu at startup.

If it continues to bring up the menu, there's a possibility of some configuration problem with your computer or Windows didn't install properly to begin with.  Suggest formatting and try again if this is the case.
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Patricia Siu-Lai Ho earned 100 total points
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larrydam, you may have enabled the startup menu.
If you can boot either into safe mode or in normal mode, at start-run, type "msconfig" without the quotation mark and OK to open the system configuration utility. At the General tab, click [advance] button, unchecked the box [ ] Enable Startup Menu.

OK to restart the computer. It will not have that startup menu.
Let me know if it worked.
pslh
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by:trekie1
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do you have the program tweak installed? if so check and see on boot options if this is checked,
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by:buddhole
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Try editing msdos.sys (search altavista for the specific options)
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thank you
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You're welcome!    pslh
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