Solved: wordpad illegal operation

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higginsbl

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Please take a trip back in time to help me with this.
I am working on a Windows 98SE machine. Whenever I try to open WordPad I get the illegal operation error with the following detail:
WORDPAD caused a general protection fault
in module EPIJNL30.DRV at 0003:000035b0.
Registers:
EAX=00000000 CS=3647 EIP=000035b0 EFLGS=00000246
EBX=00000000 SS=0e47 ESP=00008132 EBP=0000823e
ECX=0000ffff DS=0e47 ESI=0000814a FS=0000
EDX=00000000 ES=0000 EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
f2 ae f7 d1 2b f9 87 fe 1e 52 1f 07 d1 e9 f3 a5
Stack dump:
019e3627 3a43019e 4e49575c 53574f44 5359535c 5c4d4554 00000100 01000000 817c0000 816c0000 365800fe 365f0000 00010000 36e00000 00000000 00d70167

I have reinstalled windows, cleaned the registry, defragged and scan disked and done this:
Go to Start/Settings/Control Panel/Add-Remove Programs.
Click the Windows Setup tab, click Accessories, and then click Details.

Click the 'Wordpad' check box to clear it, and click OK twice.

Go to Start/Run/Regedit, drill down to
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Applets\rightclick "Wordpad", and choose 'delete' from the context menu.

Restart the computer.

Now go back to Add-remove/Windows Setup/Accessories, and then click Details.

Click the 'Wordpad' check box to select it once more, and click OK twice once again.​
All to no avail. The machine is NOT hooked up to the internet. Any thoughts on how to fix this short of format c would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

BL
 

DaveBurnett

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That is your Epson Printer driver.
Try uninstalling it and installing the latest available drivers for your printer.
 
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