Microsoft KB Archive/174660

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Err Msg: Engct Caused Invalid Page Fault in Module Tcpconn.dll

Last reviewed: October 6, 1997
Article ID: Q174660

The information in this article applies to:

  • The Microsoft Network, versions 1.0, 1.2, 1.3, 2.0

SYMPTOMS

When you connect to MSN, The Microsoft Network, you may receive the following error message:

   Engct caused an invalid page fault in module tcpconn.dll.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if the Wsock32.dll file is damaged or is not the correct version.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this behavior, replace the Wsock32.dll file. To do so, use the following steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files Or Folders.
  2. In the Named box, type "wsock32.dll" (without quotation marks), and then click Find Now.
  3. In the list of found files, right-click the Wsock32.dll file in the Windows\System folder, click Rename, type "wsock32.old" (without quotation marks), and then press ENTER.
  4. Close the Find window.
  5. Extract a new copy of the Wsock32.dll file to the Windows\System folder. The Wsock32.dll file is located in the following locations:

        - The Win95_11.cab cabinet file on the Windows 95 CD-ROM.
        - The Win95_12.cab cabinet file on the original Windows 95 DMF disks.
        - The Win95_18.cab cabinet file on the Windows 95 OEM Service Release
          2 (OSR2) CD-ROM.
        - The Win95_19.cab cabinet file on the original Windows 95 non-DMF
          disks.

For information about using the Extract tool, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

   ARTICLE-ID: Q129605
   TITLE     : Using the Windows 95 Extract Tool (Extract.exe)

Additional query words: 1.00 1.20 1.30 2.00

Keywords : msnconnect kbenv kberrmsg
Version : WINDOWS:1.0,1.2,1.3,2.0
Platform : WINDOWS


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Last reviewed: October 6, 1997
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