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98 SE SP 3.32

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PROBLEMCHYLD's latest version of U98SESP3 is HERE: (link)

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N.B.: The original contents of this post are preserved as a quote in the next post, just to make editing this post easier.

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98 SE SP 3.0 BETA 4 :w00t:

Edited by MDGx: updated d/l link + other languages.

Download.

(21 MB)

THIS VERSION IS FOR BETA TESTERS ONLY!

Please, write ANY comment (If it even works properly, write it).

Important notes:

* This version contains patched ESDI_506.PDR, so be careful.

* This version doesn't support uninstallation of "Main Updates".

Test results:

* Freshly installed Win98 SE: OK.

* Freshly installed Win98 SE and IE 6.0 SP1: OK.

* Freshly installed Win98 SE, IE 6.0 SP1 and KernelEx 4: OK.

Special thanks to Tihiy, sleffing, MDGx, erpdude8 and Xeno86.

What's new:

* New/updated file

! New/updated file (unofficial)

+ Minor improvement

x Bugfix

- Information only

3.0 Beta 4

* Updated DHTMLED.OCX [to 6.1.0.9242].

* Updated MSCONV97.DLL and MSWRD832.CNV [to 2003.1100.8166].

* Updated GDIPLUS.DLL [to 5.1.3102.5581].

* Updated CIMWIN32.DLL [to 1.50.0085.59].

* Updated ROOTSUPD.CAB [to 21.0.2195].

* Updated HHCTRL.OCX [to 5.2.3790.4110].

+ Updated README.TXT.

+ Enhanced (again) SPUPDATE.INF to prevent version pop-ups.

3.0 Beta 3

+ Added README.TXT into the package.

* Added MSIMG32.DLL [5.0.2218.1].

* Updated MSVBVM60.DLL [to 6.0.9802].

* Updated OLEAUT32.DLL [to 2.40.4520].

+ Windows Scripting Host is optional with this version.

3.0 Beta 2

* Added Q329048.

* Added MSVCP50.DLL [5.0.7051].

* Added IPROP.DLL [NT4 SP6].

* Added TRIEDIT.DLL [Q891781].

* Updated MSVCRT.DLL, MSVCIRT.DLL, MFC42.DLL and MSVCP60.DLL.

! Updated KRNL386.EXE [to 4.10.2000].

x Fixed LOGO.INF problem.

+ Added MYDOCS.DLL into Windows 2000 Theme.

+ Removes uninstallation information from old USP versions.

+ Enhanced (again) SPUPDATE.INF to prevent version pop-ups.

x Removed SUBASE.INF from SP2.CAB because it breaks slipstreaming.

+ Added T2EMBED registry settings.

+ Added "Andale Mono" font information into WIN.INI.

- Added OK/CANCEL buttons' localization lines into INFEX.INI.

3.0 Beta 1

! Added LLXX's ESDI_506.PDR [48 bit LBA] fix.

! Added Xeno86's VCACHE.VXD fix.

+ Removed "MaxFileCache=393216" tweak.

* Added OLEDLG.DLL [5.0.1601].

* Updated OLEPRO32.DLL, STDOLE2.TLB, ASYCFILT.DLL [to 2.40.4530].

* Updated OLEAUT32.DLL [to 2.40.4519].

* Updated USP10.DLL [to 1.422.3790.3959].

+ Added KB891711, KB918547 files for only WindowsUpdate, but they are not active.

+ Uninstallation support for Windows 2000 Theme.

+ Changed 1024 flags to 1056 to prevent unnecessary popups.

+ Added killing processes (NIRCMD) commands before installation.

- Added WSH.INF, SHELL.INF [into SP2.CAB] for better slipstreaming.

- Moved MSVCP60.DLL, MSVBVM60.DLL, SYSTRAY.EXE and HOTPLUG.DLL from SUPP.CAB to SP2.CAB for better slipstreaming.

Full changelog.

Yummy! :thumbup

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Ah, good. I was worried about some of the bugs in the 2.1 release thread. Hope this is the end-all solution for 2.1. I'll be testing this as soon as I restore the rest of my programs (reinstalled OS, re-partitioned drives to allow for REAL DOS 7.1 and Win9x installation :) ).

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Ah, good. I was worried about some of the bugs in the 2.1 release thread. Hope this is the end-all solution for 2.1. I'll be testing this as soon as I restore the rest of my programs (reinstalled OS, re-partitioned drives to allow for REAL DOS 7.1 and Win9x installation :) ).

In fact, they were not any serious bug in the 2.1, but I want to quickly fix the reported problems.

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I have no problems with 2.1 but will install the newer one. Thanks for the great job you have done Gape.

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It's great that SP provides two great PowerToys: CommandPromptHere and TweakUI.

There is one more great tool from the past that I would love to see in SP (optional).

It is WinTop (aka Windows Process Watcher, aka top for windows). It is a part of this package:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows95/downloa...Toy/Default.asp

I check that it works and it is a perfect tool to actually see what is actually running.

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Hello,

with your version 2.1a i got a problem while installing, before the end of the SP install, Windows tells me that the compobj.dll file has been replaced by an older version, that the file is in use and that windows must restart to repair the problem.

Is it possible to avoid that message to be shown?

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Great to see the time-stamp stuff fixed in latest version.

Edited by hp38guser
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with your version 2.1a i got a problem while installing, before the end of the SP install, Windows tells me that the compobj.dll file has been replaced by an older version, that the file is in use and that windows must restart to repair the problem.

Is it possible to avoid that message to be shown?

English SP on a English Win 98 SE?

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It's great that SP provides two great PowerToys: CommandPromptHere and TweakUI.

There is one more great tool from the past that I would love to see in SP (optional).

It is WinTop (aka Windows Process Watcher, aka top for windows). It is a part of this package:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows95/downloa...Toy/Default.asp

I check that it works and it is a perfect tool to actually see what is actually running.

On the site you gave, it says specifically *not* to use that PowerToy with Win98. Have you had any problems using it with 98SE? Just wondering why they say not to....

ivman

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@ gape,

French SP on French Windows 98 SE...

Compobj.dll is english, i didn't find it in french.

To original file is the version 2.3.200.0 and the new one is 2.3.200.1...

any idea?

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French SP on French Windows 98 SE...

Compobj.dll is english, i didn't find it in french.

To original file is the version 2.3.200.0 and the new one is 2.3.200.1...

Try this:

COMPOBJ.DLL,,COMPOBJ.TMP,4

Also try to add a line to Copy.Sysbckup:

COMPOBJ.DLL,,,4

Please let me know the result.

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I tried to add this line

COMPOBJ.DLL,,COMPOBJ.TMP,4

and the same message is displayed but this time after the reboot,

i will try your second suggestion...

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Yes it works with the two lines....

Thanks WebMatze. It looks like a language problem. Does anyone have this problem in English Win 98 SE?

@swgreed: It looks like DSOUND.DLL problem is similar. Please, add these two lines for DSOUND.DLL and COMPOBJ.DLL to solve "in use" problems.

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