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Missing files on boot-up !

Just made a nice clean install of Win 98 and all went well but on booting up get message (which slows down booting for long time) that I'm missing four files:
vnetsup.vxd
vredir.vxd
dfs.vxd
msnp.dll

I assume they relate to "network" files (?) But I connect ok now with my NIC card (cable modem) ; I could not find reference to these files in system.ini. Don't know if to find them on my Win 98 CD disc where I would put them if I did or what program needs them so's I can shut off these dragged out messages from on high.
thx
Howard
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sorgieCommented:
from the start/run command type msconfig. click the startup tab and check there or you may have a tab for VXD or a similar heading
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stevenlewisCommented:
location of
vnetsup.vxd
w98
Net10.cab File
w98se
Net9.cab

location of
vredir.vxd
w98
Net10.cab
w98se
Net9.cab

location of
dfs.vxd
w98
Net9.cab
w98se
Net9.cab

is msnp.dll
msnp32.dll?
w98se
Net7.cab
use sfc to extract these files
they should go into the c:\windows\system directory
sfc extract
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q129/6/05.asp
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howardb7Author Commented:
stevenlewis

Thx much. Worked like a charm on first 3 files and was msnp32.dll.

Fun to learn things like this (or be made aware of!)

Your help gets the ANSWER, for sure.
the internet at its best....so is EE

thx again.
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howardb7Author Commented:
thx much.

Learned much by your helping. Worked perfectly to use the sfc extract method in Win 98se !!
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stevenlewisCommented:
howardb7 Glad I could help, and I agree, EE is the best!
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