restart. To remove an item from the Quick Launch toolbar, follow these steps:Right-click the item that you want to remove.On the shortcut menu that appears, click Delete.On the Confirm File Delete message that appears, click Yes.
When you remove an item from the Quick Launch toolbar, you do not delete theprogram file, you delete only a shortcut to that file. To restore a shortcut to the Quick Launchtoolbar, drag it to a blank area of the Quick Launch toolbar.
Quit All Running Programs
To quit all programs that are currently running, follow these steps: Press CTRL + ALT +DELETE. In the Close Program dialog box, click any program in the list,
, and then click End Task. If you are prompted to click End Task again, do so.
are Windows components that Windows requires to function properly.Repeat steps 1 and 2 for each program that is listed in the Close Program dialog box,
Follow these steps to set the screen saver to None:
Right-click the desktop, and then click Properties.Click the Screen Saver tab.In the Screen Saver box, click None.Click OK.If the AutoUpdate "Update Reminder" is running in the system tray, it may also interfere withScandisk. You can remove the AutoUpdate notification by clicking the Update Reminder iconand then either installing the recommended updates or clicking Remind Me Later. After youquit all running programs, try running ScanDisk again.
Restart in Safe ModeWindows Me or Windows 98
To start your computer in Safe mode, restart your computer, press and hold down the CTRLkey after your computer completes the Power On Self Test (POST), and then choose SafeMode from the Startup menu.
If you press and hold down the CTRL key when your computer starts, you may receivea keyboard error message. If this occurs, you can safely ignore the keyboard error message.After you restart the computer in Safe mode, try running ScanDisk again.
To restart your computer in Safe mode, click Start, click Shut Down, click Restart TheComputer, and then click Yes. When you see the "Starting Windows 95" message, press the F8key.After you restart the computer in Safe mode, try running ScanDisk again.
Windows 98 or Windows 95
To restart to a command prompt and run ScanDisk in real mode, follow these steps:Click Start, click Shut Down, click Restart the computer in MS-DOS mode, and then click Yesor OK.At the command prompt, type scandisk, and then press ENTER.The first time this error message occurs, you have the option to continue to receive thewarning message or to suppress the error message in the future. You can also click Cancel. If you click Yes to continue receiving the error message, the message is displayed again if ScanDisk is unable to complete a disk scan after 10 passes. However, if you click No, ScanDiskcontinues to run until it either finishes or is canceled.
Also be sure to empty the Recycle Bin !Tips on cleaning up your computer: Windows 2000How to clear out the Internet Files.
First right click on the Internet Explorer Icon, then click on properties.Now click on Delete cookies then OK.Now click on Delete files, now put a check in Delete all offline content. Now click OK.Now click on Clear History, then yes.Now click ok to close out the Internet Properties.