Explorer caused an exception in sens.dll

First off I would like to say what a fantastic group this is. I have been monitoring it for several months now. Anyways I have my first problem. I am getting an error message :
"EXPLORER caused an exception c06d007eH in module SENS.DLL at 0167:6010b83b.
Registers:
EAX=006ced24 CS=0167 EIP=6010b83b EFLGS=00000246
EBX=00000000 SS=016f ESP=006cece8 EBP=006ced18
ECX=c14fb9a0 DS=016f ESI=6010b9b4 FS=24f7
EDX=815962e8 ES=016f EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
8b 45 f8 e9 06 01 00 00 57 ff 76 08 ff 15 78 10
Stack dump:
00000d74 006ced40 00000000 00000024 6010b9b4 601104f8 601036a0 00000001 6010ba72 00000000 00000000 0000045a 006cfad4 6010b5f6 00000010 006cecf4 "
You get the picture. I did a search and found Dennis(Dew Assoc.) had tried to help a guy out on the same problem, but the guy reinstalled Win98 before Dennis could talk him all the way through. I would like to try to avoid this. I also got this error message only ONCE:
IEXPLORE caused an invalid page fault in module <unknown>.....blah blah blah
I had a problem a few months ago with Explorer causing invalid page faults in Kernal32.dll and I ended up formatting my c: drive. This is something else I would like to avoid. I am running an old P133 w/32MB RAM. Could this be the problem?
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dew_associatesCommented:
It may be part of it Seave, but let's find out for sure. Give the following a try and let me know!
Dennis
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Have your Windows 98 CD Rom disk handy.

1.      Reboot the system and either hold the Ctrl key down right after memory post or when you see the “Starting Windows…” dialogue, touch the F8 key.
2.      Choose #5 Command (MSDOS)  Prompt only.
3.      At the dos prompt, change directories to X:\Windows\Command, with “X” being the directory where Windows is installed.
4.      Now type SCANREG/FIX <enter>
5.      Follow the dialogue and let Scanreg review your registry and make any necessary repairs.
6.      When Scanreg is done, reboot into Windows.

NEXT:

1.      Insert your Windows 98 CD Rom disk into the drive.
2.      Click Start, Run and type  SFC <OK>
3.      This will start the System File Checker.
4.      Click on the settings button and select “Check for changed and deleted files” and click OK to start.
5.      Replace any files that are detected as bad or corrupt. Also watch the file dates carefully and always try and replace older files (pre-May 1998) with newer files, and most important, always use the latest version numbers for all files. SFC will copy the old file to X:\Windows\Sysbckup in case you need it back.
When SFC is done, reboot the system and note the performance.


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SeaveAuthor Commented:
Dennis I followed through with the scanreg and system file checker. I failed to mention I had done this prior to posting after reading your response to the other guy who just reinstalled Win98 instead. Anyhow I did all this again because I remember having a file I could not restore. The file was DiskAgent.dll. I also tried my old Packard Bell restore disks to try and find it to no avail. This problem is pretty intermintant. Maybe once a day. It only happens when I connect with my ISP. Any other suggestions?
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
Adjusted points to 200
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
Am I doing something wrong here? It's been more than a week since the last reply. Dennis are you still out there? I am still getting the error message. Not as frequently as I thought, though. Maybe every 3-4 days.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Sorry Seave, the email notification apparently had not come through.

The file "Diskagent.dll" is not a windows file, so it may be a leftover from a program to removed or maybe from something Packard Bell installed.

By error, do you mean with SENS.DLL as you mentioed initially?
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
Yes. I thought it may have gone away and then it did it twice in one day. After reading my last post I hope I didn't sound like a jerk. I honestly did not know if I was doing something wrong, somehow, with submitting the posts. It only does it when I connect with my ISP. Even before I open IE. Thanks again.
Eric
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dew_associatesCommented:
Not a problem Eric. This site has been upgrading, so who knows. What you're doing is fine.

Anyway, which version of Internet Explorer are you using?
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
I am sorry. I forgot to mention I am running Win98SE and IE5.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Okay, try this:

1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel and then double click ass/remove programs.

2. Scroll down until you come to MS Internet Explorer 5 and tools, click to highlight and then click remove.

3. This will bring up the tools menu. Now choose to fix IE 5.

Let me know how you make out.
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
Dennis, It said it was unable to repair IE5 due to the following errors:
Version 5.0.531.7 of file WSHEXT.DLL exists, but the version needs to be greater than 5.1.0.441
It also says the same thing about WSHOM.OCX with the exact same version numbers. It says to run setup again to repair. I downloaded IE5 (just the web browser part) and reinstalled. It may be just me but now I am getting even more error messages. I got a DNAAPP caused a GPF in USER.EXE. I also got the dreaded Invalid page fault in module KERNAL32.DLL when I connected with my ISP. this evening. any thoughts?
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dew_associatesCommented:
By chance did you have your antivirus running when this download and install was done?
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
I don't have an antivirus. Also I went and tried to repair IE5 again and it still has the same errors. This is after I reinstalled IE5. Thanks for your patience.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Okay, post your email address and I'll send you the two updated files. Just note in the email the location where they need to be placed. This replacement will need to be done while in safemode.
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
I found the updated files in c:\windows\vcm and copied them to c:\windows\system(this is where the older versions resided) and renamed the old files to *.bak. I didn't do this in safe mode though. Do you think this will cause any problems? I then was able to repair IE5 without any errors. It's been a whole day without any crashes. we'll see. If this fixes it I will still award you the points. You have been a super help and I have learned alot.
Eric
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dew_associatesCommented:
Okay Eric, let me know!
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dew_associatesCommented:
Eric, I'm blocking this question to take it off the open items list, but I'll still be here to see how you've made out!
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SeaveAuthor Commented:
Dennis thanks for all your help. After I copied the updated files to the right folder I have not had a crash in over a week. This service is the best on the net.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Great!! Glad to hear it!
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