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[win] wont boot msmouse.vxd after install

commanderx
Occasional Visitor

[win] wont boot msmouse.vxd after install

after installing
-windows 98
-windows ME
-windows XP
it wont boot
he hangs on loading msmouse.vxd
its very frustrating and i dont know what to do plz help...
2 REPLIES
Bruno Ganino
Honored Contributor

Re: [win] wont boot msmouse.vxd after install

For O.S. Win98 and Win98SE
Try this Resolution:
To resolve this issue, extract a new copy of MSMOUSE.VXD from your original Windows CD-ROM to the Windows\System folder. To do this, follow these steps:
Insert a Windows 98 Startup disk, and then restart your computer to a command prompt. Select Start computer with CD-ROM support.
Note the drive letter assigned to your computer's CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
Insert the Windows 98 CD-ROM into the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.
At the command prompt, type C:, and then press ENTER.
Type CD\Windows\System, and then press ENTER.
Type Rename MSMOUSE.VXD MSMOUSE.OLD, and then press ENTER.
Type Ext, and then press ENTER.
At the Please enter the path to the Windows CAB files (a:) message, type drive:\win98 (where drive is the drive letter that you noted in step 2), and then press ENTER. For example:
E:\win98

NOTE: If you have an OEM installation of Windows, the CAB files may also be located in the following folder:
C:\WINDOWS\Options\Cabs

At the Please enter the name(s) of the files(s) you want to extract message, type MSMOUSE.VXD, and then press ENTER.
At the Please enter the path to extract to ("Enter" for current directory) message, type C:\Windows\System, and then press ENTER.
At the Is this okay? (y/n) message, type y, and then press ENTER.

The file is extracted.
Remove the Windows 98 Startup disk, and then restart the computer.

HTH
Bruno
Torino (Turin) +2H
Bruno Ganino
Honored Contributor

Re: [win] wont boot msmouse.vxd after install

Verify also system.ini, Example :

[boot]
...
mouse.drv=mouse.drv
...

[boot.description]
...
mouse.drv=Standard mouse
...

[386Enh]
...
mouse=*vmouse, msmouse.vxd
...

Bruno

Torino (Turin) +2H