This problem is limited to certain various web pages.
As a temporary fix you will be able to go to 'start'>'run' and in the dialog box type 'C:'... This will bring you to a "bare-bone" style explorer where you will be able to navigate though the internet by typing in the web page address in the address bar. However - this is no fix. In order to fix this problem you will have to re-install the copy of internet explorer that came with windows, you can find this on your Windows 98 CD.
You may notice this file in several places on the computer. Replacing these files with ones off the internet will not fix this issue, this problem is a conflict between 2 of internet explorers [we hope] libraries, and sorting these out can be a real pain in the ..
To resolve this issue, extract a new copy of Msvcrt.dll from your original Windows CD to the Windows\System folder. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Insert a Windows 98 Startup disk, and then restart your computer to a command prompt. Select Start computer with CD-ROM support.
2. Record the drive letter assigned to the CD-ROM drive. For example, E:.
3. Insert the Windows 98 CD into the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
4. At the command prompt, type C:, and then press ENTER.
5. Type CD\Windows\System, and then press ENTER.
6. Type Rename msvcrt.dll msvcrt.old, and then press ENTER.
7. Type A:, and then press ENTER.
8. Type Ext, and then press ENTER.
9. At the Please enter the path to the Windows CAB files (a:) prompt, type drive:\win98 (where drive is the drive letter that you recorded in step 18), and then press ENTER. For example:
NOTE: If you have an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) installation of Windows, the CAB files may also be located in the following folder:
10. At the Please enter the name(s) of the files(s) you want to extract prompt, type Msvcrt.dll, and then press ENTER.
11. At the Please enter the path to extract to ("Enter" for current directory) prompt, type C:\Windows\System, and then press ENTER.
12. At the Is this okay? (y/n) prompt, type Y, and then press ENTER. The file is extracted.
13. Remove the Windows 98 Startup disk, and then restart the computer.
This issue should be solved by now, but if not.. We are in trouble.. Post on here if you need more help with that,.. I have more tricks to try.
-- 'Do you by chance have Spanish Menus and Dialogs for Internet Explorer 6' installed?
Try it and please post the results.
Good Luck. :)
Edited by Dr. Jae, 14 February 2006 - 09:54 PM.