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31-Jan-2006, 10:30 PM #1
Question Solved: Error msg: cannot find rundll32.exe
I've been getting this error message whenever I try to open anything in My Computer or Settings:

Cannot find file C:\windows\rundll32.exe (or one of its components). Make sure the path and file name are correct and that all required libraries are available.

This problem came about when I was having trouble shutting down my Windows 95. I followed the troubleshooting guide on the Windows website. One thing it said to try was to disable the sound, which I did according to the directions. Eventually I ended up downloading a patch which fixed my shutdown problem. Now everything works fine, but I have no sound, and when I try to repeat my steps to get back in and enable the sound, I get the error message. I can open My computer and Settings but anything beyond that is no go.

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02-Feb-2006, 12:57 AM #2
windows problem..
the prob u r facing is windows problem,maybe ur windows having missing files or corrupted files,my suggestion here just reinstall the windows using the cd win98 or win98se,if u have internet connection just go to the windows update n the windows update will sovle ur problem..
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02-Feb-2006, 12:25 PM #3
Does the file rundll32.exe exist in c:\windows?

If not you will need to get that file there. It is available for download here:

http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/w....html#rundll32
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