How do I fix my main.idx file?


Ok well first of all I get an error message saying that my main .idx file is damaged. Some websites wont work.. it will say this in the address bar... res://C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SHDOCLC.DLL/dnserror.htm# with a random website like it has there) and it will say page cannot display on the page...and I cant download some things.. errors with a bunch of stuff will come up. Internet explorer wont work also. I use aol and have windows 98 second edition. But please tell me ways i can possibly do to fix this.


This question was answered on September 29, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Go to c:/program files/america online/backup and the copy the Main.idx file and paste it in c:/program files/america online/idb folder to overwrite the previous one.

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Posted by Susan of Mesa Community College on September 29, 2003