VXD Error Message (using Windows 98)

I recieve the following error message every time my computer starts up,
right when Windows 98 is about to boot up.

"Invalid VxD dynamic link call from TED(01) + 00018415 to device "3B00",
service 1.  Your windows configuration is invalid.  Run the windows setup
program again to correct this problem.  To continue running Windows press
Y or ENTER.  To quit the current program press N.  If you continue running
Windows, your system may become unstable.  Do you want to continue?  Press
Y for Yes or N for No: Y"

I press enter to continue into Windows, and from there, Windows loads
fine.  Does anyone know anything about this error?  What it means?  What
to do to fix it?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks in advance.

Alex
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MATTCEICommented:
If you can determine the calling location we can probably track this down.Try Start - Run - Msconfig - General - Selective Startup ; un-check all.Let me know if this stops the error message.
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AceChampAuthor Commented:
I unchecked all of the things there, and restarted the computer.  The error message still appeared!  I have now re-checked them all, and restarted.  What should I do next?
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MATTCEICommented:
Next step: Msconfig again,but this time go to the 'Startup' tab,un-check all there.
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AceChampAuthor Commented:
I unchecked everything in the Startup tab: the error still came up.  I have now re-checked them all and restarted the computer.  What next?
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ViRoyCommented:
its a device that windows is lookin for a driver and fails during the testin phase... you can confirm this by successfully booting up in safe mode.

to fix-- boot in safe mode and goto system properties in the control panel.
look in DEVICE MANAGER for any yellow "?" and red "X"

if you find yellow "?"'s disable it by going into its properties "disable divice in this..."

if theres a red "X".. physicall take that card/deice out and reboot.

if you delete a device... windows should automatically find it when booting "plug and play" er more like plug'n pray

ViRoy
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AceChampAuthor Commented:
I found a yellow "!" next to Processor Support (in Control Panel-->System Properties-->Device Manager-->System Devices).  Yes, disabling it will fix the problem, but I don't want to disable this.  How can I FIX it, without just disabling it?

Note:  When I click Properties, it says The NTKERN.VXD device loader(s) for this device could not load the device driver. (Code 2.)
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craig_capelCommented:
Ace, just remove it, and windows will detect that its been removed and should put back again this time fixed.


Craig C.
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MATTCEICommented:
"I found a yellow "!" next to Processor Support"

This may indicate that you havn't loaded updated chipset drivers that came with the motherboard.Is this a new board,possibly with Intel's 810 chipset?
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AceChampAuthor Commented:
I don't know for sure.  It is a Compaq Presario 5635, and I bought it about 1 year ago. 400 Mhz, 128 MB RAM

In System Info it says:

Pentium Pro
IBM PC/AT
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AceChampAuthor Commented:
Viroy and Craig: (or anyone)

I deleted 'Processor Support' in System Devices, and Windows didn't recognize it when I restarted the computer!  How can I get 'Processor Support' back (under Device Manager-->System Devices)!?
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MATTCEICommented:
AceChamp - this question is locked until you either accept (which closes the question for good) or reject the current proposed answer.
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MATTCEICommented:
AceChamp ???
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ViRoyCommented:
is there any loss of functionality cause of this? if not dont worry bout it.

otherwise, lemme know exactly what happens
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