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Missing _SETUP.DLL error.

By netlooker24 ·
At some point I noticed that, when I try to uninstall programs (a great variety of programs, from simple shareware to high-end products) I started getting a "Setup is unable to find _Setup.dll, which is needed to complete the installation. Error 103." message.
It first came up when I tried uninstalling a simple shareware program, and I thought, "Oh, maybe the programmers overlooked this little uninstall error." But then it started happening more and more, and now almost every program I try touninstall, even high-end programs, I get the exact same message.
I have a second machine (set up with Windows 98, like my current one). I tried to search this computer for the elusive _SETUP.DLL file that somehow got erased from my machine. But I could not find it on this computer either--even though this machine had no trouble uninstalling one of the very same programs.
Does anybody know what might cause this _SETUP.DLL message, and more importantly, how I can remedy it? At the moment I have a lot of little pr

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Missing _SETUP.DLL error.

by SyscoKid In reply to Missing _SETUP.DLL error.

There's some info here plus a link to download the file:
http://www.wecosoft.com/faq/faq1.html

Good luck!

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Missing _SETUP.DLL error.

by netlooker24 In reply to Missing _SETUP.DLL error.

Apparently there are many different _SETUP.DLL's on the web, each one belonging to a particular program. The search for the correct missing _SETUP.DLL was a fruitless one for me. I have since had to reinstall all applications on my computer. It works great now, ha!

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