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Explorer illegal operation while starting windows 98

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jwilkin28, May 27, 2004.

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  1. jwilkin28

    jwilkin28 Thread Starter

    May 27, 2004
    I get a windows stating that explorer program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down w/ EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault in module EXPLORER.EXE at 0177:00401f31
    Registers: EAX:00000000 CS=0177 EIP=00401F31 EFLGS=00010202
    EBX:00000001 SS=17f ESP=005FFFLC EBP=005fff24
    ECX:00000001 ds=017f ESI=00000000 FS=2517
    EDX=005fff2c ES=017f EDI=00000000 GS=0000
    Bytes at CS:EIP:
    8b 08 50 ff 11 8b 45 08 50 8b ff 51 08 8b 45
    Stack dump:
    00401ee0 005fff64 00405cac 00000000
    00000000 00000000 00000001 00404436 0059fc30
    00000008 00000000 00000000 00000000 0000ffff
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    Nov 25, 2003
  3. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

    Dec 9, 2000
    I can't really recommend following those directions for this error, even though at one time they might have repaired the error. The problem is that the version of those files that you need are IE version sensitive, and restoring from old cab files might not do the trick.

    You really need to re-run IE setup. Here is one way you can try it:

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