Article ID: 189495
When you install or run a program in Windows 98, you may receive one of the following error messages:
This behavior can occur if the Mfc42.dll and Imm32.dll files are damaged or replaced by another program.
To resolve this issue, extract a new copy of the Mfc42.dll and Imm32.dll files from your original Windows 98 CD-ROM into the Windows\System folder using the System File Checker tool.
For information about how to use the System File Checker tool to extract a file, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
TITLE : How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files