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Posted By : Scott of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 22, 2001

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every time I try to connect to the internet, error Rundll32 comes up. How do I sort problem out?

This question was answered on October 22, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.


Hi Ray,

Here is one of two ways to restore your registry.

Start your computer, press and hold CTRL, and then choose Safe Mode Command Prompt Only from the Windows 98 Startup menu If you are running Windows Me, start your computer with the startup disk.

At the MS-DOS prompt, type cd\windows\command, and then press ENTER.

Windows is the name of the folder in which Windows is installed.

At the C: prompt, type scanreg /restore, and then press ENTER.

Select the previous registry you want to restore, and then press ENTER.

NOTE: A properly working registry has the word "Started" next to the date.

When you receive notification that you restored a properly working registry, press ENTER to restart your computer.

The second way is to buy the software Nuts and Bolts

Registry wizard which will back up and restore the registry and clean it up of unneeded data.Good luck.

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Posted by Scott of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 22, 2001

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