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When my computer boots up it claims it's missing a "VMTD.VXD" Does anyone know what this is, what it does and where I can replace this file?
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Click start, programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools, click system file checker, run that and replace any it asks for from the 98 CD
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:whistling: I can't, I got two errors when I tried to open it.

The first says, "A required .DLL file, C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MFC40.DLL, was not found."

The second says, "Cannot find the file 'C:\Programs Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MSINFO\MSINFO32.EXE"

My computer sucks... :blink:
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This will rebuild the registry and also replace missing or corrupt system files

Boot the PC and keep tapping F8 right after the beep until you get options, select command prompt only, give it a minute to arrive at the prompt with a flashing cursor then type scanreg.exe /fix then press enter, it will run through a few screens then say registry repaired. Press enter then press ctrl + alt + delete keys together to reboot.

When Windows has loaded, click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools then run system file checker and replace any files it asks for from the 98 CD then reboot.

When it has loaded to the desktop, click start, programmes accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then run disc defragmenter from system tools

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I just tried that, it didn't find anything wrong! It said, "Windows did not detect any errors." or something like that. This computer doesn't even know what's wrong with itself anymore! This computer is dead and it doesn't even know it, I've been planning to change it's network name to "Zombie" because of it.
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You can get the dll file here

http://www.dll-files...les.shtml?mfc40

The system file check should have found the MSINFO file
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Yeah, it works now, I'm scanning the computer at the moment.
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That file is still missing! >_< What is 386enh? I looked in the system.ini file and VMTD.VxD was part of that program.
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I have a 98SE PC on now, where did you find the file?
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It was in the system.ini file.

[386Enh]
ebios=*ebios
woafont=dosapp.fon
mouse=*vmouse, msmouse.vxd
device=*dynapage
device=*vcd
device=*vpd
device=*int13
keyboard=*vkd
display=*vdd,*vflatd
WPSLPT1=0
device=vmtd.VxD
EMMExclude=C000-CFFF,C000-CFFF
PagingDrive=D:
MaxPagingFileSize=473088

Edit: Would it be safe to remove the underlined row with the missing file in it?

Edited by Doomed_to_a_pathetic_computer, 28 May 2006 - 01:28 PM.

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Can you rename it and reboot

Do you have a webcam or scanner which is not connected to the PC now?
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I used to have a webcam on my computer, but it just got in the way. I have a scanner right now, and it is hooked up at the moment..

Edited by Doomed_to_a_pathetic_computer, 28 May 2006 - 02:56 PM.

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Did renaming the file do anything?
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