whatever420

Newer Version .dll files?

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Hey folks...

I downloaded an app yesterday (Browser Hijack Retaliator) from http://www.zamaansoft.com/products/bhr/index.php .

Inside, I found 6 dll files that are newer than any I've come across before...

  1. ASYCFILT.DLL (version 3.50.5014)
  2. COMCAT.DLL (version 5.0 (XPClient.010817-1148))
  3. DAO350.DLL (version 3.51.1608.0)
  4. OLEAUT32.DLL (version 3.50.5014.0)
  5. OLEPRO32.DLL (file version 5.0.5014 / product version 3.50)
  6. STDOLE2.TLB (version 3.50.5014)

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Has anyone run across these versions before?

Does anyone know if they are for use in an Win98SE environment?

Any help is great appreciated :) .

Here are the .dll files (compressed 7z self-extractor):

http://members.dialmaine.com/drdole/Apps/DLLS.exe

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I have these .dll files on my 98SE system, Rev's are older than your list, but newer than original install. The Zamaan's Software site says Browser Hijack Retaliator supports 98.

If you trust Zamaan's, and the site you used for the download, then newer .dll versions don't seem worrisome to me, although it would be wise to archive copies of your versions in a .zip file before you do the install so you can go back. If you don't completely trust Zamaan's then it is wiser not to install BHR even if the .dll's matched your own.

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Thanks for the responses...

Anyone else want to weigh in...?

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I have tried your OLE DLLs on my Win98 SE.

Everything OK, except that Internet Explorer web browser external links/URLs stopped working. :(

Those DLLs are probably from WinXP retail or some Win2004 Service Pack.

They are not meant for 9x OSes.

Last versions known to work properly with all 9x OSes are these:

http://www.mdgx.com/add.htm#OLE

respectively this file:

http://www.mdgx.com/files/OLEUP.EXE

OLEUP installs these files:

ASYCFILT.DLL 2.40.4528

OLEAUT32.DLL 2.40.4522

OLEDLG.DLL 5.0.1601.0

OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.4528

STDOLE2.TLB 2.40.4528

Also, WinME COMCAT.DLL 5.0.1601.1 works ok with Win98 FE (retail/Gold/1st edition) + 98 SE.

BTW, COMCAT.DLL 5.0.1601.1 is installed by 98SE2ME:

http://www.mdgx.com/98-5.htm#KRM9S

DAO350.DLL 3.51.1608.0 is installed by current MDAC patches:

http://www.mdgx.com/add.htm#DAC

to my knowledge.

HTH [Hope This Helps]

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Thanks for your input MDGx...

Yes, the info you provided helps quite a bit... :)

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Greetings to you all!

This is my first post to this forum,

although I've been reading it for some time now...

I've been experimenting with the files posted by whatever420

and here are my findings:

I have the latest OLEUP installed

in my fully updated Win 98SE system,

so I started with these files:

ASYCFILT.DLL 2.40.4528

OLEAUT32.DLL 2.40.4522

OLEDLG.DLL 5.0.1601.0

OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.4528

STDOLE2.TLB 2.40.4528

Since whatever420's post, I've been running

OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.5014 instead of 5.0.4528

and

COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2600.1

in my system, having found no apparent problems.

It's been about a month already, so I thought I

should write you about it.

Previously I had been using

COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2195.1

(I can't remember whence exactly did I get it...)

It also worked fine.

But these COMCAT.DLL are all 5.0, as is also

COMCAT.DLL 5.0.1601.1, installed by 98SE2ME

so the all should work well with OLE32.DLL 4.71

(I use currently OLE32.DLL 4.71.3328.0)

See http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...B;EN-US;Q201364

Then again,

OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.5014 is a different matter,

because it's OLE 3.50 and all the files installed

by OLEUP are 2.40, including OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.4528,

but it is an experimental fact that it works well,

at least in my machine. So, despite the fact it's

OLE 3.50, OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.5014 seems to be the

most updated version of OLEPRO32 to run correctly

on Win 98SE...

As for the other OLE 3.50 files posted by whatever420,

I agree with MDGx: they do not work correctly on 98SE.

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ASYCFILT.DLL 2.40.4528

OLEAUT32.DLL 2.40.4522

OLEDLG.DLL 5.0.1601.0

OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.4528

STDOLE2.TLB 2.40.4528

MDGx, can you re-package your OLE Automation patch to include the following:

ASYCFILT.DLL v2.40.4530 (from KB917423)

OLEAUT32.DLL v2.40.4519 (from VB6 KB924053)

OLEPRO32.DLL v5.0.4530 (from KB917423)

STDOLE2.TLB v2.40.4530 (from KB917423)

As for the other OLE 3.50 files posted by whatever420,

I agree with MDGx: they do not work correctly on 98SE.

me too. I've gotten "missing export" errors with OLE 3.50 files with Win9x's Autoplay option enabled when accessing CDs. The OLE 3.50 files are meant for WinXP only and not for other Windows OSes.

Edited by erpdude8
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Thanks for the OLE automation update, MGDx. It fixed an intermittent crash starting ZoneAlarm 5.5 in Win98 :thumbup

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Neat, dencorso's first post was apparently in this thread. Kind've a weird thread to necromancy (and with a double-post no less), but whatever.

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I confirm that one was my 1st post here, all right. I had lurked in the shadows for about two years, by then... :)

I don't mind some eventual thread resurrection... it brings over fond memories.

BTW, duplicate post removed.

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COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2600.1

in my system, having found no apparent problems.

It's been about a month already, so I thought I

should write you about it.

Previously I had been using

COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2195.1

(I can't remember whence exactly did I get it...)

It also worked fine.

COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2600.1

I believe it from Office 2003. It is on and old Winxp sp2 machine I have laying around.

COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2195.1 Comes from Windows 2000 SP4.

I will be adding one of the files to SP3. Do you have any more newer files that work on Win98?

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OLEAUT32.DLL 2.40.4532.0 Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

Does not work. It breaks VB scripts and display an ActiveX error.

I still use COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2600.1, but downgraded OLEPRO32.DLL to 5.0.4530.0 after finding some issue with OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.5014. And regarding OLEAUT32.DLL, I've stopped updating it at 2.40.4520.0. Never found a latter version that really worked OK.

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I still use COMCAT.DLL 5.0.2600.1, but downgraded OLEPRO32.DLL to 5.0.4530.0 after finding some issue with OLEPRO32.DLL 5.0.5014. And regarding OLEAUT32.DLL, I've stopped updating it at 2.40.4520.0. Never found a latter version that really worked OK.

OLEAUT32.DLL 2.40.4522 Windows 2000 SP4 works with no problems on my system. I think maybe you should try it out.

I haven't had any apps break or any popup errors

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Found 2 more versions. I haven't tested them yet.

OLEAUT32.DLL 2.40.4527.0 (Windows2000-KB886766-v2-x86-ENU.EXE) +V3

OLEAUT32.DLL 2.40.4528.0 (Windows2000-KB139071-x86-ENU.EXE)

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