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Find all posts by hal9000 #4 09-28-2002, 02:14 PM Facts Curator Senior Member Join Date: Aug 2002 Location: California Posts: 164 Welcome to The Wonderful World of Microsoft Please be as specific as possible. Try running Defrag - especially if you haven't done this for a while. I think everything is basically okay now, just that we have to re-install many programs so that we can access certain files. navigate here

Thank you! At the prompt type the following: Scanreg /Restore Press Enter. I don't think I'd take IE above IE5.01 SP1. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Korbit 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)To be more exact, Windows 98 (and older) does very poorly with more than 512MB of ram. 256 is usually the sweet spot, unless

If the computer doesn't boot normally, boot with a bootable floppy, switch to the C:\Windows directory, and rename system.ba0 and user.ba0 to system.dat and user.dat , respectively. Rysto View Public Profile Find all posts by Rysto Bookmarks del.icio.us Digg Facebook Google reddit StumbleUpon Twitter « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email GuanoLad View Public Profile Visit GuanoLad's homepage! This is not my computer.

And if the program reads from memory that it doesn't own, it's impossible to figure out what the "correct" value to return from the incorrect read would be. To find this you must run a thourough scan in scandisk instead of the standard scan selected by default. Sandy sj1183 View Public Profile Find all posts by sj1183 #3 09-28-2002, 12:37 AM hal9000 Uber Member Join Date: Sep 2002 Posts: 11,069 Who is General Failure and The time now is 01:19 PM.

JSntgRvr, Dec 7, 2004 #5 grannygear Thread Starter Joined: Dec 5, 2004 Messages: 6 Hi, On this computer I hit F2 to get to the startup menu, and there is no There should be a "details" button on the error message. The only way to stop it would be to shut down the computer and restart. http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=567642 If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). What the hell did that even mean anyway, and how were you supposed to fix it? ShadC33 replied Dec 8, 2016 at 1:07 PM AdwCleaner false positive DKTaber replied Dec 8, 2016 at 12:54 PM Speakers don't work on some... permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]becauseican95[S] 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)See its old enough that I can't find a good download but not old enough to be archived anywhere.

Reply With Quote July 15th, 2001,11:34 AM #2 fos View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Sep 1999 Location home Posts 176 Not easy to say without more info. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/this-program-has-performed-an-illegal-operation-and-will-be-shut-down.304837/ On my original computer (a hand-me-down made in 1999), every time I was on the internet for several hours the cursor would start rapidly flickering across the monitor. You can access Microsoft's knowledge base at: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx Renaming the registry files and reinstalling Windows Restart your computer. I did find 6 infected files while running a Mcafee virus scan.

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 caperdog caperdog BC Advisor 954 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Nova Scotia Local time:03:19 PM Posted 24 Disable any anti-virus and firewall programs you have running. Could there still be a related problem here, even tho, I managed to delete those files? JohnC543, Dec 7, 2004 #3 JSntgRvr José Moderator Malware Specialist Joined: Jul 1, 2003 Messages: 18,524 This command is not available in Windows 95.

Join Date Jan 2000 Location North of Hollywoodland Posts 6,189 User.exe errors typically occur as a result resource depletion or conflicts caused by either too many or incompatible programs running at If you don't have a good antivirus program, you can try InoculateIT, although CAI is no longer permitting registration of the free version. Word SkillsBRAINtastic! I remember having freezes/illegal operations with IE5 (I now use IE6).

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I'd hate to think I destroyed my mom's computer. One example of something that a program isn't allowed to do is write to memory that doesn't belong to it. But just give the program a chance to continue so you might be able to save your work. Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by grannygear, Dec 6, 2004.

Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Retired Forums Windows 98, 95, ME Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Thank you, Larry. this program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down...

I went to shop, bought computer with my own honestly earned money, am using it in my own home, what is ILLEGAL?" This is my main problem with error messages. And you do nothing about it except curse. chrisk View Public Profile Find all posts by chrisk #14 06-19-2010, 06:12 AM GuanoLad Charter Member Join Date: Sep 1999 Location: Where the wild roses grow Posts: 22,291 We may not be able to see it, I think.

The mouse works, and if you press CtrlAltDel, the Task Manager pops up(empty). Use same thread , don't open new one _______________________ They have the Internet on computers, now? --Homer Simpson They have the Internet on computers, now? --Homer Simpson Reply With Quote July Check you have the correct system requirements and reinstall the program as follows: Uninstall the program. In other words, instead of getting this error message, the data would be written somewhere else that is not being used, and then any reference to the memory location would be

To elaborate on what others have said, you can keep the program from going outside its own memory zone, but there's no way of figuring out where in its own zone Using the site is easy and fun. Hitachi was deleted soon thereafter). It keeps programs from fucking with each others' memory, and furthermore prevents them from going completely off the rails and fucking God knows what of their own data up once it

Last edited by Indistinguishable; 06-18-2010 at 07:53 PM.. In other words, instead of getting this error message, the data would be written somewhere else that is not being used, and then any reference to the memory location would be Slip the floppy in, and at the prompt enter: copy a:\wsock32.dll c:\windows\system ------------------ What the Dormouse said What The Dormouse Said Reply With Quote July 16th, 2001,08:52 AM #9 poorboy View Reply With Quote July 15th, 2001,12:37 PM #5 Dr.Gibbs View Profile View Forum Posts Trash Inside Join Date Jan 2001 Location Johnson City, TN Posts 1,510 Frequent invalid page faults for

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Edited by JillH, 14 May 2006 - 11:57 AM. 0 #4 wannabe1 Posted 14 May 2006 - 03:22 PM wannabe1 Tech Staff Technician 16,645 posts Glad I could be of assistance... Facts Curator View Public Profile Find all posts by Facts Curator « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Modes Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Anyway, in programmer's parlance, if a program breaks the rules it has performed an "illegal operation".