missing windows file!

  zigg 10:41 15 Dec 2003

When I run Norton windoctor to check for any windows problems on my system, it says that the file: newdev.dll is missing and that C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\driver9x\install.exe may have to be reinstalled. What does this all mean and how could I fix the problem. My system seems to work ok despite the problem. Any help would be appreciated.

  Big Elf 10:46 15 Dec 2003

It may be a driver for a 3DFX Voodoo Graphics card. It could be that your display is using the generic windows driver rather than that supplied by the manufacturer.

Re-installing the graphics driver may help.

  zigg 16:05 15 Dec 2003

I used to have a 3DFX Voodoo graphics card but changed it some time ago for a Creative labs 3D Blaster 4MX. If the file is related to an earlier card I'm wondering why not having the file on my system is only now showing up as a problem. Any help appreciated

  PcDummies 18:13 15 Dec 2003

It shouldnt matter as its in the Temporary folder, i clear mine out reguarly, and get errors like that. The program should fix it auto! Is your computer still running smoothly?!

  Big Elf 18:18 15 Dec 2003

If that's the case and if your system seems to be running normally I wouldn't worry about it. It's probably a redundant entry in the Registry that Norton has picked up.

  Big Elf 18:19 15 Dec 2003

Sorry, didn't refresh before I posted and failed to spot your post.

  zigg 19:34 15 Dec 2003

For some reason Norton doesn't seem to be able to fix it but it seems like it's not important. Thanks for the advice.

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