Microsoft KB Archive/171091

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Error Message: The Target File Exists and Is Newer Than...

Article ID: 171091

Article Last Modified on 2/20/2004



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02



This article was previously published under Q171091

SYMPTOMS

When you install Internet Explorer version 3.02 with Internet Mail after uninstalling Internet Explorer version 4.0 or 5, the following error message may occur:

The target file exists and is newer than the source.
Overwrite the newer file?

The error message refers to the Wldap32.dll file.

CAUSE

This error message can occur if the Wldap32.dll file is installed by Internet Explorer version 4.0 or 5. This file can also be installed by other programs, and therefore is not removed when you uninstall Internet Explorer version 4.0 or 5.

RESOLUTION

Click Yes to allow Internet Explorer Setup to overwrite the existing Wldap32.dll file.


Additional query words: 4.00

Keywords: kberrmsg kbsetup KB171091