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missing .dll file

I was given a CD Rom Titled "Microsoft Encarta world atlas". When I tried to install it into my XP sp3 it was stating , couldnt find shrll.dll any suggestions ?

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what I would usually try in that case is to download that missing dll

just google it, download it and put it in your system folder

if you already tried this out, I don't know another solution

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Re: dll

Are you sure about the name: shrll.dll? Or is it shell.dll?
What version of the program: 1998, 2001, 2009 or still another?


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missing .dll

Thank you for your reply. I spent a considerable time on the internet to try & track the file down with not even a hint of result. I checked the CD & found it was produced in 1998. Maybe that is the reason its so elusive. Yes I did find shell.dll but I dont think its the correct file. Thank you for your advice, I think i'll covert it to a bird scarer .

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That version is likely for Windows 95,98,ME

It may error like that on XP and beyond. Try a version of this product from 2001 and on.

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