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Checking your Windows 98 system files for problems

These files reside in the C:windowssystem directory and usually haveextensions such as .386, .COM, .DLL, .DRV, and .VXD, among others.

The Windows 98 System File Checker scans all the system files searching forany that may have been modified or corrupted by a recently installed program. Ifit finds a problem file, it prompts you to restore the original file from themanufacturer’s install disk. If you ignore the prompt, you’ll be asked about itagain the next time you run System File Checker.
To run System File Checker:

  1. Click the Start button, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then point to Select System Tools.
  2. Click System Information.
  3. On the menu bar, click Tools.
  4. Click System File Checker.
  5. Choose either Scan for altered files or Extract one file from installation disk.

If you choose to scan for altered files, Windows 98 will prompt you if itfinds any corrupt or modified files. Follow the instructions on screen.


Make PC connect work better

A useful pcc.ini setting may be of use:

In the [PCCInterface4] section of the pcc.ini file add the line anywhere

PCCInterfaceFlags=1

for a much improved screen refresh.

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