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By donahuem ·
My boss was running a virus scan on his pc at home at it stopped on C:\CABS\win98_58.CAB\wl32dll.dll. I was going to suggest downloading this dll and replacing the existing one, is this feasible. Is there any downside to doing this? Any other reccomendations?

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by Ann777 In reply to wl32dll.dll

It's feasible. What I suggest doing though, is to rename the file to wl32dll.OLD. Then copy the file to the same directory.

The reason for this is to make sure that (1) the file is still there, though renamed, if it turns out that some program absolutely needs that particular version of the file to operate and (2) if the file sits on top of a place on the hdd that is developing a bad sector.

After doing this, I recommend that you do a thourough scandisk with fix and make sure that thewhole hard disk drive is behaving normally. If you still get hangings or errors in files in the middle of a virus scan, then you might be looking at a hdd replacement.

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by donahuem In reply to wl32dll.dll

Thanks I will have him try that tonight. Is it possible to just run scan disk first before copying over the new dll?

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by Krunch In reply to wl32dll.dll

That's good advice to rename that file to filename.old but before you replace that DLL file, make sure the one you replace it with is an exact copy. Check that files' version date, time and size to replace with an exact copy. Trust me, that may save you a lot of time.

Cheers,

Krunch

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