HolidayBuyer's Guide

Windows Legacy OS forum

General discussion


by bigdaddy40 / August 20, 2005 10:13 PM PDT

Every time I start my computer I see the RUNDLL error. it has a big red X and says Error Loading C:\PROGRAM~1\NEWDOT~1.DLL The system cannot find the path specified. Also I can not get any websites to come up. I am connected to the internet but the sites say page not availible.I have a Dell and and using windows ME. Thanks for any suggestions

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: RUNDLL START UP ERROR
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: RUNDLL START UP ERROR
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Looks like spyware damage.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 20, 2005 10:41 PM PDT

Try WINSOCKFIX (use google) to see if that cures it.


Collapse -
Error message
by bigdaddy40 / August 21, 2005 3:03 PM PDT

Thanks Bob. I now can get to my web pages. I am still getting the RUNDLL error message though. Have any clues as to what I should do?

Collapse -
The tool I use.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 21, 2005 9:29 PM PDT
In reply to: Error message

To remove the startup line, I run HIJACKTHIS (find with google) and remove the newdot entry.



Popular Forums
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

The Samsung RF23M8090SG

One of the best French door fridges we've tested

A good-looking fridge with useful features like an auto-filling water pitcher and a temperature-adjustable "FlexZone" drawer. It was a near-flawless performer in our cooling tests.