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Defragmentation This software can quickly defrag the selected drive and improving drive speed and space. Ask a question and give support. Choose Step By Step Confirmation, and then press ENTER. First open System.ini in Notepad or with Sysedit, search for file name, and if you find it, delete entire line.

However, this involves manually editing the Registry, and I hesitate to suggest it to someone who is not familiar with doing so. -- Glen Ventura, MS MVP Shell/User, A+ http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm "kristen10ten" If not any of these problems, something could be conflicting. 2. On another note, it's possible that an undetected virus has deleted the file to disable your antivirus. Use the command prompt to view the C:\Bootlog.txt file to identify the problem. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/c-windows-system-vshinit-vxd-problem-34784/

At each find, delete the file then depress the F3 to continue the search. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Compared to those, even a WinAce uninstall is a breeze to fix (over 30 Registry keys, can't remember how many files).Originally posted by TomGL2 05-05-2003, 8:02 AM Anonymous (227371007) replied to That's why it is in their uninstall directions.

Reply With Quote April 26th, 2001,01:51 AM #3 lone View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Aug 2000 Location stoney creek,on,ca Posts 144 thanx for quick reply! Re-installing and removing followed immediately by a reboot ought to cure the problem, but all too often, poorly-written uninstalls simply do not do the job. Then restart your computer and re-install it. 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 Windows OS 1 Message Expert Comment by:gadz ID: 91573592003-08-15 Re-installing Windows 98 should really be a Last Thanks anyway, Marion ParkerOriginally posted by Mayrun 05-03-2003, 6:58 PM Anonymous (227371004) replied to Anonymous (227371001) Anonymous Reinstalling,McAfee file vshinit.vxd Reply Quote If any CDs were included with the computer, use

Actually to be on the safe side, before you do scanreg /restore you should make a backup of your registry files (in case scanreg has been turned off and you latest Copyright 1996-2010 Ziff Davis, Inc. PS...tried to reinstall WIN 98 but the same error message appears. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vshinit-vxd.104337/ C\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\vshinit.vxdPress any key to continue"When I do press a key, Windows opens after a short wait.I had installed McAfee by AOL and have uninstalled it.

NOTE: Backup the Registry before making the change. Now going back up the tree structure, click the minus sign (-) next to VxD. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

Unknown device code problem can appear so unexpectedly, or they are due to many causes such as outdated or old device drivers, corrupt or damaged device drivers, wrong entries in registry, http://microsoft.public.win98.internet.windows-update.narkive.com/OVjOOeS5/c-windows-system-vshinit-vxd After then the operating system and the hardware installed on the system are not able to communicate and the process has to be terminated, and this windows error code common in Reply With Quote April 26th, 2001,02:43 AM #8 lone View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Aug 2000 Location stoney creek,on,ca Posts 144 thanx everyone! Cheers 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 Windows OS 1 Message Expert Comment by:gadz ID: 91589962003-08-15 I was just looking at the support center at mcafee.com and found this: http://ts.mcafeehelp.com/displaydoc.asp?docID=68925¶m1=246&HotTopic=YES

Will let you know results.... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Grandpaw, How To Back Up The Registry by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / August 29, 2004 4:28 AM PDT In reply to: Question, Click "Save". It works with Virus Scan 5.x, 6.x, and 7.x. (You'll need an "unzipper" program to unzip the download.) Click on the link to immediately start the download.

Another guy suggests a good uninstaller. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. It fix my all windows error easily. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

please help! The program will warn you that you are overwriting the previous installation. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

if we were to insert the windows cd and try to reinstall over the top, what will i lose from the "previous" installation of windows?

And it wont let you into windows (ie just repeats the messages). Join Now For immediate help use Live now! Thread Status: Not open for further replies. If you cannot restore the missing file, you might consider uninstalling the McAfee product and installing the free AVG antivirus from http://www.grisoft.com/html/us_downl.htm.Originally posted by TomGL2 05-04-2003, 6:23 AM Anonymous (227371005) replied

Went to google to verify and now you beat me to it. Covered by US Patent. i searched microsoft knowledgebase they suggest to edit the registry and i want to avoid it!!!!!!! If you are not satisfied with your manual way then you may also use third party Repair Tool or RegCure Pro Software to fix this error code easily (for novice users

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows Alternately, you can remove the reference to the file from the Registry (it is not really in the system.ini file as the error suggests). If this works and you can boot into windows, go to Add\Remove Programs >Windows Setup >Communications >and untick Dial-Up Networking. under "Edit" on the tool bar at the top...do a "find" for any files in question.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. When the setup program came back with the map name 'windows.000' remeve the '.000' and press enter.