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Im stuck

by fuzzy616918 / November 10, 2005 6:37 AM PST

Yesterday, I couldnt access internet on my netgear internet device and when I clicked on it it said a required .dll file was needed. With that message I uploaded the file from a disk and then said it couldnt start the program check the file to determine the problem. I need some help.

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Fuzz, More Information Please...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 10, 2005 7:03 AM PST
In reply to: Im stuck

Whenever posting questions on these forums, please give us as much information as possible about your computer. Depending on your issue, we might need the operating system, processor speed, amount of RAM installed, brand name of the computer, (if there is one), and any EXACT error messages you are receiving, and in your case, the model and type of Netgear internet device you're talking about..(Wireless adapter, wireless router, wired router, something else?) The more information you give us, the better informed our answer will be.

Generally, Netgear devices don't use .dll files so I suspect the problem to be with another program..(The exact error message is important.) And which browser are you using to access the internet? Have you tried a secondary browser like Firefox? Does it also not work?

Hope this helps and let us know more.


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by fuzzy616918 / November 11, 2005 8:16 AM PST

I rlly dont know alot about it i recieved from a friend. I had someone put in 98 to replace 95. Its a gateway 2000 computer and a Netgear WG311T 108 Mps Wireless PCI Adapter installed. WHen i click on the netgear icon on my desktop it said something like a required .dll file cannot be found. Noticing that i got the file saved it to a disk on another computer and then got it on the gateway 2000 computer. Then i got the file then the messge a differnet .dll file cannot start the program check the file And i tried both firefox and ie and no connection. Hope this is enough

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Not Enough..The EXACT DLL Error Message Please
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 11, 2005 9:31 AM PST
In reply to: Okay

But given that you've told us the exact Netgear device, there are more questions...You mentioned that you have installed Windows 98..The System Requirements for that adapter indicate Windows 98 Second Edition is the oldest operating system allowed...Do you have Second Edition installed or First Edition? (RIGHT click on "My Computer", choose "Properties", then look on the "General" tab..It should tell you which version is installed.)

Next, have you tried downloading and installing the most recent firmware software for that adapter..Did you install any software at all when you placed the adapter in the computer? See the link below for the firmware updates and some instructions on how to do so.:

Hope this helps.


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by fuzzy616918 / November 11, 2005 11:06 AM PST

i have 98 2nd edition. Idownloaded the 3.2 not the BETA did what it told me to and i ended up w/ the message i had at the beginning. It said a required .dll file ws2_32.dll was not found

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Fuzzy, Ok, Try This...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 11, 2005 11:40 AM PST
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by fuzzy616918 / November 11, 2005 11:52 AM PST
In reply to: Fuzzy, Ok, Try This...

well cant run that because another .dll is required dmnit. Wa
t should i do

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EXACT DLL Error Please
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 11, 2005 12:11 PM PST
In reply to: OMG

We can't help unless you give us the DETAILS.

Let's try it this way..First, download the DUN 1.4 upgrade from the link below and install it:

Dial-up Networking 1.4 Upgrade

See if that fixes the problem. If it doesn't, then try the links below.

Try this earlier version of the WinsockFix tool.:

Here's a link to a similar utility that frequently works...

Winsock/LSP Repair Utility (LSPfix)

Hope this helps.


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by fuzzy616918 / November 11, 2005 12:27 PM PST
In reply to: EXACT DLL Error Please

MSVBVM60.dll was the file required to start that program u suggested for me. I will try this and hope it will work.

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Fuzzy, Then Please Install The Visual Basic Runtime...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 12, 2005 2:44 AM PST
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by jackintucson / November 10, 2005 7:04 AM PST
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We need more info so we can HELP you. Please provide INFO requested in red above. Also, provide exactly what it is you are trying to accomplish. Exact error messages please. Until then we are in the closet.

and life goes on...


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by fuzzy616918 / November 11, 2005 12:36 PM PST
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it says i need the second editon cd and i dont have it. Wat should i do? Thanks for helpin me get through this mess.

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Exactly WHAT Says You Need the Windows CD?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 12, 2005 2:49 AM PST
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After I've asked you at least a couple of times to give us EXACT information, you should know that we need specifics..

What are you doing when it asks for the Windows CD and have you tried simply clicking "Next" or "OK" when it asks for the CD..Sometimes it's actually not necessary.

Still, since you mentioned in your second post of this thread: "I had someone put in 98 to replace 95", you should know where to find the original Windows 98 CD.

Hope this helps.


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