Error 98 is a code that indicates a problem with the way the computer is communicating with the printer. This can be caused by a number of things, including a loose connection between the computer and the printer, or a problem with the printer's drivers.
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- error code 98
1. Restart your computer
- Close all open programs.
- Restart your computer.
- When your computer restarts, press F8 to open the advanced boot menu.
- Select the option to restart your computer in order to fix error98.
- Once your computer has restarted, enter your password to log in.
- Click on the “Start” button to resume using your computer.
2. Check for updates
- On your computer, open the Windows Update utility.
- In the Windows Update utility, click Check for updates.
- If the Windows Update utility finds an update that you want to install, it will list the update and the required resources that it requires.
- If the Windows Update utility finds an update that you want to download and install, it will list the update and the required resources that it requires.
- Click Download and install updates.
- When the updates are ready, click Install updates.
- When the updates are installed, click OK.
3. Run a virus scan
- Open the Windows Explorer and navigate to the C:\Windows\System32 folder.
- Double-click on the virus scanner executable file (for example, C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe).
- If the virus scanner prompts you to login, enter your user name and password.
- Click on the Scan Now button.
- If the virus scan finds any viruses, it will report them to you.
- To fix the detected viruses, click on the Fix Now button.
- If the virus scan finds any other problems, such as missing files, click on the Report All Problems button to report them to Microsoft.
4. Check your hard drive for errors
- Boot your computer into Safe Mode.
- If it is not already open, open the "disk management" program.
- If it is not already open, open the "errorlog" file.
- Look for any errors that occurred while your computer was running.
- Fix any errors that you find.
- Re-boot your computer.
- If the problem is still not fixed, try to restore your computer to a previous point in time. This can be done by using the "windows restore" or "time machine" programs.
5. Try a different browser
Open a new tab and go to google.com. Type in "firefox error 98" and press enter. This will take you to a website that will help you fix Firefox error 98.
If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:
- Clear your browser's cache
- Disable any browser extensions
- Reset your browser settings
- Uninstall and reinstall your browser