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Error Message: The procedure entry point_except_handler4_common could not be...

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ArtIsABlast, Jul 21, 2010.

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  1. ArtIsABlast

    ArtIsABlast Thread Starter

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    I am getting the following error message both at random times and when I try to watch videos usually: The procedure entry point_except_handler4_common could not be located in the dynamic link library msvcrt.dll. After it happened I also had a message that said an unkown plugin was not responding, and then the browser(Google Chrome) had a message saying Shockwave Flash had crashed.

    What causes this and how may I fix it?
     
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    It said there was an error when I was trying to extract the file. I was trying to extract to C:\Windows\system32
     
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    Extract it to a different folder, then copy it to C:\Windows\System32.
     
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    Won't let me move the file because there is another file with the same name (the original one). Should I delete the old one or will that cause problems?
     
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    I would rename the existing file as msvcert.old, then copy the new file across.
     
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    Ok thanks. Do I need to reboot the computer before the change will take effect? I just got the error again after moving the file.
     
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    Try registering the file as follows from the command list:

    regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
     
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    When I clicked on regsvr32 it said "No DLL name specified." Where do I specify a DLL name?
     
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    I checked a different thread on exactly how to do it. I right clicked the file and chose to open it with regsvr32. Then I got an error message stating: "[The file] was loaded, but the DllRegisterServer entry point was not found. This file can not be registered.
     
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