This is most likely a result from AOL. We have run
across this problem before with AOL users. First, download the
latest AOL, which is AOL 5.0 and install it. If you already have it,
reinstall AOL 5.0. You can download it from AOL's
If you press your Start button you should have a button
called Windows Update. Get online and press this button. It
will take you to Microsoft's web site and offer you the latest patches to
Windows 98. When you get to the web site select Product
Updates. Select all the Critical Updates that it finds for your
computer and install them.
This should solve your problem.