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winsock.dll not present error

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When trying to use telnet applications on a Win 98 machine I keep getting the following two errors

cannot load tcp/ip
and
Winsock.dll not present

Checked system directory and winsock.dll IS present so copied it to windows directory on the off-chance it would work (this has worked in the past).

Web access works fine and am able to ping remote IP addresses so it seems to be a problem with telnet apps.

Any thoughts on this?
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Is Windows 98 updated with patches and fixes from WindowsUpdate?  What about the Browser in use and version?
How to Remove and Reinstall Dial-Up Networking and TCP/IP Files (Q181599)
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q181599
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q174579
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Specific error messages are helpful.  Have you tried running ipconfig?
"Fatal Error" Error Message Occurs When You Run WINIPCFG (Q286748)
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q286748
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Some great suggestions so you can have the points, but I've just been told that the telnet package we use on our machines doesn't work with Win98 so I reverted to using Windows Telnet and it's working fine.

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Thank you very much.
Have a great day.

":0) Asta
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