Windows Quick Exit

  prima12 21:35 26 Jan 2003

Hi all, I have had a quick shutdown shortcut for Windows on my desktop for a long time, which had been working perfectly. I did a virus scan and eTrust removed the Yaha virus, now when I try to close Windows using the desktop shortcut I get the following message that C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL.EXE is missing. I've run a check via sfc but do not appear to have any files missing. I've tried to reinstall the original shortcut which I put on a floppy but the same message comes up. It's been on my desktop for so long now I can't remember how I set it up in the first place. Any help would be appreciated. I am running Win 98se

  march 14:03 27 Jan 2003

shutdown shortcut,click on blank area of desktop, select 'new shortcut' in the command line box type
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDELL32.EXE user,exitwindows
click next,(if the file cannot be found then try
select name for your shortcut then click finish
hope this works

  Cordy13 14:10 27 Jan 2003

Rebooter.exe will put an Icon on your Desktop allowing you to Shutdown or Reboot at will. click here

  prima12 20:44 27 Jan 2003

I tried both your suggestions and got a new short cut on my desktop, but when I clicked on it I still got the message ' Cannot find C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL.EXE. Windows needs this file to run C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL.EXE.'. I even tried to extract the file from my W98 se disc and it told me that the file had been successfully extracted, so I don't know what the problem is, does anybody?

  march 12:07 29 Jan 2003

sorry not that clever with computers maybe if you try google and type in windows 98 shutdown shortcut then you might find something there,I found lots of help on there. march

  prima12 21:09 29 Jan 2003

I don't really what I did, except insert a new command line for my quick shutdown shortcut, which was:
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE User,ExitWindows
and it's all working again, so I'll tick the box as resolved.

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