Force Computer to Boot in Safe Mode (Windows 95/98/Me)
This setting when enabled forces your computer to always boot in Safe Mode.
Control Whether the Windows Desktop is Loaded (Windows 95/98)
By default Windows automatically loads the Windows Desktop (or GUI) at startup. With this key you can control whether the GUI is loaded or if you just want the MS-DOS prompt.
Suppress Safe Mode Warning Message (Windows 95/98/Me)
Enabling this setting suppresses the safe mode warning message when booting up, and bypasses the Startup menu.
Allow Booting to the Previous Operating System (Windows 95/98/Me)
If you installed an upgrade version of Windows, you can normally press F4 to boot your previous version of Windows. This option can be disabled.
Change the Function Key Timeout (Windows 95/98/Me)
Windows normally enables the function keys during the boot sequence for 2 seconds, these keys allow you to control the boot process. The duration can be changed using this tweak.
Disable Function Keys During the Boot Sequence (Windows 95/98/Me)
By default Windows 9x enables the function keys on boot, these allow you to control the boot process. For example pressing F5 while the "Starting Windows 95..." message is displayed will boot Windows in Safe Mode.
Control Whether Scandisk is Run Automatically (Windows 95/98/Me)
When Windows is incorrectly shutdown, or the turn is power turned off, the system will attempt to run Scandisk on the next boot. This setting control whether automatic checking is disabled, prompts before running, or runs automatically.
Show the Windows Boot Menu (Windows 95/98/Me)
Windows does not display the boot menu normally unless a key is pressed during bootup (F8 for Windows 95 or CTRL for 98/Me). The boot menu allows you to selectively boot Windows in different modes, including Safe Mode and Command Prompt Mode.
Display the Windows Splash Screen While Loading (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
When Windows is loading normally you see the Windows clouds splash screen, this can be disabled to show the background DOS boot process.
Modifying the [Paths] Section of MSDOS.SYS (Windows 95/98/Me)
The [Paths] section lists the locations for other Windows 95 files (such as the registry) and can be modified if files are moved.
Load Compression Driver into Low Memory (Windows 95/98/Me)
This setting controls whether double space (or drive space) is loaded into high memory. If you are having compatibility problems with software that makes assumptions about the available memory try changing this setting.