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Need to reinstall MSVCRT.DLL but its in use by Windows

Need to reinstall MSVCRT.DLL but its in use by Windows

Need to reinstall MSVCRT.DLL but its in use by Windows

Please help!
I'm getting the following warning message when I launch most applications (MathCAD, IE5, AutoCAD, etc)

"The procedure entry point ??_U@YAPAXI@Z
could not be located in the DLL MSVCRT.DLL"

I need to reinstall MSVCRT.DLL but as its in use by Windows NT it wont let me!

(their solution is to reformat the hard drive!)

I would be most impressed and appreciative if this can be solved??

RE: Need to reinstall MSVCRT.DLL but its in use by Windows

I won't take any responsibility for the results, try to start your computer from boot diskett (create it if you don't have one) and install *.DLL from the dos prompt. Again, I know about computers just enough to get in trouble. Good luck!


RE: Need to reinstall MSVCRT.DLL but its in use by Windows

Thanks Yakpol, but this does not work on NT.

RE: Need to reinstall MSVCRT.DLL but its in use by Windows

If there is a virus protection program running it will interfere in this way. Use the sys tray icon to shut that down then try and copy/expand the file you need from the Windows CD.

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