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This article describes how to disable fast shutdown in Windows 98.
When you shut down Microsoft Windows 95 or Windows 98, all device drivers are uninitialized. If fast shutdown is enabled in Windows 98, device drivers are not uninitialized. This results in a faster shutdown. Fast shutdown is enabled by default. Disabling fast shutdown may be necessary when you are troubleshooting shutdown problems in Windows 98.
To disable fast shutdown, follow these steps:
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