Windows® 98 DLL Files
What is the reason for missing or corrupt the .dll file in Windows 98 system?
DLL files are short Dynamic-Link Library. This library consists of executable data and functions that can be further used by any Windows® application. These executable files enable other programs to share the program code with other required resources which are essential performing a certain task. Windows® 98 system .dll files contain such resources and functions that enable all the Windows®-based programs to operate efficiently in the Windows®-based environment. DDL files perform more than one function; the particular program accesses the function by creating either a dynamic or a static link to it.
Let us focus on the following points to get more insight about DLL files:
- DDL files description
- How the origin of a DDL file can be determined?
- What is the reason for the missing or corrupt .dll file in Windows® 98 system?
DDL files description
The DLL files can be used with various applications and programs at the same time. A number of other DLL files are written for some specific applications, and load particularly when that the application is running. DLL files allow the executable programs to communicate with a specific device that may contain a source code to do a particular job. You must be wondering that where these DDL files are generally located in your computer. These files are generally located in C:WINDOWSSYSTEM folder, C:WINDOWS or in C:PROGRAM FILES folders.
How the origin of a DDL file can be determined?
In case, you want to determine the company name, version, or any other information regarding a particular file, you can use the following steps to proceed. Click `start,' go to `Search,' and then click `Files or Folders' option. Type the name of the particular file which you want to locate, click the drive letter or the Local hard drivers, where you want to search, and click `Find Now.' From the list displayed, you can click over the properties to figure out the company name of the version of the particular device.
There can be multiple reasons for missing or corrupt .dll file in Windows® 98 system and some of the possibilities are: some other program when was uninstalled removed the DLL file that also supported another application or the entire system software. Some other application was installed and it overwrote the DLL file, or the older version is not compatible with the current applications and programs which is causing the DLL error. One of the file is distorted, or inadequate installation of an application is causing this DLL error. Some other application or user has been mistakenly or maliciously deleted that assisted the DLL file. You may be experiencing a hardware issue like corrupt hard disk drive, which is causing the data to get corrupt, ultimately leading to.dll errors.