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With reboots, I'm also getting errors for device files not found:

vnetsup.vxd
vredir.vxd
dfs.vxd
vserver.vxd

then, when Windows does load, first screen is

Windows Networking:
Unable to load the dynamic link library: msnp32.dll
The system cannot find the file specified. Some or all of the folowing feature is not available: Microsoft Network <OK>

Then Windows loads.
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Sorry I was out of touch yesterday
Go to dos
c:\windows> ver enter
what does it say
We will load the files 1 at a time

Edited by peterm, 05 December 2005 - 01:16 AM.

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DOS: Windows 98 (Version 4.10.2222)

From Windows: System: Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition 4.10.2222A

Edited by totianni, 05 December 2005 - 02:01 PM.

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Are the missing files the reason the NIC isn't recognized?

This is all a little familiar. Would it be any easier, dare I say, to upgrade 98 to WinME??? Or is 98 a more stable program? How hard will it be to upgrade to XP? Do you think I can get my old Quick Books and Hallmark programs to work on XP? I read somewhere that there should be a way to get them to run in XP. Maybe???
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I would stay with 98
What are the machine specs you have, Why use ME 98 is working
We should get the 98 online I have sent you some files.
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I didn't realize this topic was still going! :) Peter...you totally deserve some type of Academy award or something!! :tazz:

Hi Totianna!! :)
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I have no problem staying with 98, just need to get it on-line now. Still having error with msnp32.dll. It is in my c:\windows\system directory. Is it in the right directory? Does it need some other files to work? Thanks so much.

Hi, Kat :) I'll be the first to nominate Peter and everyone here at GTG :tazz: My machine has been possessed and Murphy's Law always seems to prevail where ever I may be. I'm sure there probably should have been about a dozen different topics addressed here, but we just seem to keep plugging away at this. It will happen . . . :)
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When I try to install the NIC:

Network: TCP/IP: Add

Adapter: Add: <detected net drivers> <have disk> click on folder for NIC driver, then get this error:

Select Network Component Type: (You have selected a Plug and Play adapter. Please turn off your machine and install the adapter, then turn your machine on again)

The NIC is still installed and rebooting seems to make no difference . . . it doesn't find the NIC to install and I can't seem to install. Am I trying this the wrong way?
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go to network neighbourhood and unistall everything then
go to device manager is the nic in there if yes remove & reboot
Do you know how to do this in 98 or do you need step by step
Cheers
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I deleted everything in Network and the NIC was never listed in Device Manager. I rebooted. No errors rebooting, but it didn't ask to install anything. Where do I go from here?
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