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Help, Rundll32.exe & Win95

By mckay_w ·
OS Windows 95.
Cannot open exe files, getting error message "Cannot find file'C:/WINDOWS/rundll32.exe'

There is a copy of rundll32.exe is my C drive, but will not let me copy any files, so I can paste it into my WINDOWS folder. I can copy and paste it in Safe mode, but when i reboot to normal mode, it is deleted out of WINDOWS folder again.

The AV program on the PC is out of date, and I cannot connect to the Internet to resubscribe to AV service. Because once I connect I cannot get any data transfer. But it says I am connected.

Please help.

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by Oz_Media In reply to Help, Rundll32.exe & Win9 ...

Try following these steps.
http://tinyurl.com/m9oy


I don't remember exactly but I am pretty sure Win95 had the system file checker too.

Run it and it will replace any damaged or missing system files.

Can you not get online in Safe Mode with networking? If so, try downloading AVG Free AntiVirus, it's just as robust as Norton or MacAffee, but free and very reourceful, thus you don't get all the problems that you do with retail antivirus products.

Also run Lavaoft's AdAware, to clean up any spyware too.

AVG Free Edition: http://www.grisoft.com
AdAware: http://www.lavasoft.com

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by willcomp In reply to Help, Rundll32.exe & Win9 ...

Windows 95 does not have the System File Checker. You need to extract rundll32.exe from Win 95 install CD. Here's a link to instructions. Note that it is necessary to use the extract command in Win 95.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q129605/

Dalton

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by semmelbroesel In reply to Help, Rundll32.exe & Win9 ...

Another spyware checker (also free) is
www.spybot.info
And the link for the free version of AVG Antivirus is at
free.grisoft.com

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