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SOLUTION FOR ERROR MESSAGES ABOUT THESE FILES: dfs.vxd, vredir.vxd, and msnp32.dll (WINDOWS 98).


"Start" Menu > "Run" and type in sfc. This starts the "System file checker". Select the "extract one file" option. Type in the name of the first file you are missing (with the .vxd extension) and press "start". A window will appear with the destination and source paths requested. Type in :\win98 for the source and C:\windows\system for the destination. Repeat the process again substituting C:\windows\system\vmm32 for the destination path. Do this for every file reported missing
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This problem can occur if you remove the Microsoft Network components in Network properties. When you do so, a reference to the Vnetsup.vxd or Dfs.vxd file is not removed from the registry.
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

For information about how to edit the registry, view the "Changing Keys And Values" Help topic in Registry Editor (Regedit.exe) or the "Add and Delete Information in the Registry" and "Edit Registry Data" Help topics in Regedt32.exe. Note that you should back up the registry before you edit it.

To work around this problem, use either of the following methods:
Use Registry Editor to delete the StaticVxD value in the Vnetsup subkey under the following registry entry:

Use Registry Editor to delete the StaticVxD value in the DFS subkey under the following registry entry:
Install and remove network components. To do so, follow these steps:

In Control Panel, double-click Network.
Click Add, click Adapter, and then click Add.
In the Manufacturers box, click Detected Network Driver. In the Network Adapters box, click Existing NDIS2 Driver, and then click OK.
If you have not entered a workgroup name and a computer name previously, you are prompted to do so. If you are prompted, fill in the appropriate fields on the Identification tab.
Click OK or Close until you return to Control Panel. When you are prompted to restart your computer, do so.
In Control Panel, double-click Network.
Click the network adapter, and then click Remove.
Click OK. When you are prompted to restart your computer, do so.

back up the reg before doing this

It's in "net9.cab" in windows98 setup CD.
If you have a CD, you can use any archieve program to extract it or the sfc.
Here is how to use sfc:
If you don't have one ready, please look in your c:\windows\options directory and its subdirectories.
If you don't have this either, borrow one dfs.vxd file from one of your friends having the CD or the folder using one of the above solutions. I think this will not be an illegal issue (Somebody correct me if I'm wrong)


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Uh... I was really slow this time I think :-)

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