blenders crashing on me

since i havent used blender in a long time yall have to bare with me, i have version 2.22 for windows and when ever i render a picture (f12) and i got to the save menu (f3) and i try to go to a different directory it crashes on me :frowning: , has anybody else had problems in the past with this?

what OS? it did this when i had permissions set improperly in windows 2000…

im using windows 98