Windows 98 freezes when shutting down

Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope

Windows 98 SE (Second Edition)

windows 98 freezes

Windows 98 SE (Second Edition) has a patch used to fix a known issue with shutting down the computer. For more information about this patch, see our Windows 98 downloads section.

Windows 98

There are several reasons that can cause the computer not to shut down to the "It's now safe to turn off your computer" message.