need to reinstall corrupted winmm.dll file (c:\windows\system\winmm.dll)

i checked my w95-companion-disk -- the file's not there; i don't know where to get an uncorrupted copy of the "winmm.dll"-file in "c:\windows\system\"-folder.  i don't know the correct procedure/sequence for producing the results of 1)the corrupted-file having been deleted, and 2)the new clean-file in place.  (thanks for your assistance)
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TheGorxConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Either get Cab Viewer from Microsoft
Which is hard to find now.


Or you can use Winzip
Here:
http://www.zdnet.co.za/pcmag/firstlooks/9810/f981009a.html

TheGorx
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mkdjoCommented:
winmm.dll looks to be from microsoft money? Maybe you look on this cd and reinstall it.
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TheGorxCommented:
In Windows95 it's in the
WIN95_13 cab file

When looking for such files in cab files
Use Find in the Cabs folder on
the disk or
C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS

Then type file name in
Containing text box
Not Named Box

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transitionerAuthor Commented:
thegorx's answer may be accurate -- as i wrote originally (my find brought up cab_12 as containing the "winmm.dll"-file); i couldn't get into the cab to get at it, and am ignorant about what a "reinstall the corrupted file" actually entails -- as i wrote originally, i don't know the procedure for getting/installing a clean version of my corrupted "winmm.dll"-file -- at zdnet-help&how-to, there is a skeleton-procedure about extracting the master-list, except it wouldn't open in wordpad.  my experience-level is such that, though i recall a ms-tech did a similar cab-file extraction, the procedure was so intricate and precise, at a dos-prompt, that i'm unable to re-create it.  If either thegorx or mkdjo has specifics for me, as to exactly which steps to take to execute their input, that would probably do the job for me -- and i'd be very grateful, as well as able to rate their answer.  my "thanks", in advance, to the creators of this help-site, and to the pool of talent that is available to "rookies" like myself -- appreciatively, james
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transitionerAuthor Commented:
gentlemen,

my problem has been resolved --i checked at "nowonder.com"'s response to my question --> use winzip to extract the file.  i had already run "find" on my w95-companion-disk to locate "winmm.dll" in "cab_12" in "c:\windows\options\cabs"; so i used "winzip classic" to open the list of files in cab12, found my "winmm.dll", checked the box marked "overwrite existing file", selected winzip's "extract to"-option to extract "winmm.dll" to the "c:\windows\system"-folder --> then rebooted, and the job was done.

please disregard my follow-on comments and requests of thegorx and mkdjo, passing onto them my appreciation for the time they took to consider my problem.

thanks again for this website.
sincerely, james
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mkdjoCommented:
Your welcome.
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