rundll32.exe help please

  Ridleyrider 08:49 19 Feb 2004

I'm having problems with my PC. IE is hanging and software doesn't work.

When I reboot I get rundll32.exe errors.

I understand that this is a fundemental part of Windows that is not behaving correctly. It may also be a virus (I am scanning my PC for viruses using my Norton antivirus). I don't think it is a virus though as I had Norton running & it's up to date.

I may have deleted the rundll32.exe file by mistake. Is there any way I can getthis back if I have?

Is there any way of searching my PC to find the file?

Any other help greatly appreciated as the last thing I want to do is backup my PC & reinstall Windows.

  xania 08:56 19 Feb 2004
  Lozzy 08:58 19 Feb 2004

Boot into Windows and when your at the desktop insert the XP CD in the Rom. Exit out the XP wizard when it starts, then click on Start>>Run and type SFC /SCANNOW then OK. This will replace any files missing and correct any corrupted files.

Note the space between the SFC and /

  Ridleyrider 09:11 19 Feb 2004

What if I don't have the disc?!

  christmascracker 11:01 19 Feb 2004

Have you got a recovery disc?

  Ridleyrider 16:18 19 Feb 2004


  hugh-265156 16:22 19 Feb 2004

if your operating system was pre installed(ie/no windows cd) you will not be prompted to insert the windows cdrom.

  hugh-265156 16:23 19 Feb 2004

but you should have some form of restore floppy etc??

  Ridleyrider 17:19 19 Feb 2004

I dont have any discs or floppy's

  jim1947 17:22 19 Feb 2004

"The last thing I want to do is backup my pc and re-install Windows"


  jim1947 17:33 19 Feb 2004

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