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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315854/EN-US/ )Windows 98 and Windows Me Error Message Resource Center
You may receive random general protection (GP) fault error messages in Mmsystem.dll. You may also receive one of the following error messages:
Clicking the Details button reveals a message similar to one of the following:
Rundll32 - This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.
Rundll - This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.
This error message is more likely to occur after you use the Add New Hardware tool in Control Panel.
RUNDLL32 caused a General Protection Fault in module MMSYSTEM.DLL
RUNDLL caused a General Protection Fault in module MMSYSTEM.DLL at 000a:00000032
This problem can occur if the "drivers=mmsystem.dll" line is missing from the [boot] section of the System.ini file.
To correct this problem, follow these steps:
This problem can occur when the System.ini file has been replaced with the System.cb file.