VPN Update for Windows 98 and Dial-Up Networking 1.3 Available

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Windows 95 and Windows 98 Virtual Private Networking (VPN) that addresses several known issues and is designed to enhance the protection of both dial-up and VPN connections by strengthening several aspects of password management and data encryption.

This update, which was released in July, 1999, includes (and replaces) the Windows 98 Dial-up Networking Security Upgrade (Dun40.exe) that was released in August, 1998 (which included the same updates as available in Dial-Up Networking 1.3 for Windows 95).

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The Microsoft Windows 95 and Windows 98 Virtual Private Networking Update (Vpnupd.exe) is available from the following Microsoft Web sites:
For Windows 98:
http://support.microsoft.com/ph/1139
Note that this update is included with and does not need to be installed in Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition. During the installation process, you will be prompted to restart your computer. For this reason, make sure you save your work and quit all programs (except Microsoft Internet Explorer) before beginning.

This update includes the Windows 98 Dial-up Networking Security Upgrade that was released in August, 1998 (this included the same updates as available in Dial-Up Networking 1.3 for Windows 95) in addition to the fixes for the following issues:
222936 VPN Connection Stops Responding While Dialing
194178 Computer Stops Responding When Creating a Remote Access Session
For additional details about Windows 98 Dial-Up Networking Security Upgrade features and installation or removal instructions, please see the Dun40.doc file (installed by this update in the Windows\System folder) or the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
237691 Windows 98 Dial-Up Networking Security Upgrade Release Notes (July 1999)
This update installs the following files to your computer:
   File name    Version    Size     Date/Time            Description
   -----------------------------------------------------------------
   Netpptp.sys  4.10.2002  56,464   07-07-99 11:14:54am  Windows 
   Point-to-Point Tunneling driver

   Pppmac.vxd   4.10.2002  235,097  07-07-99 11:14:54am  Windows 
   virtual PPP driver

   Rasapi32.dll 4.10.2002  200,192  07-07-99 11:14:54am  Dial-Up 
   Networking dynamic-link library

   Rnaapp.exe   4.10.2002   36,864  07-07-99 11:14:54am  Dial-Up 
   Networking program

   Dun40.doc    NA          15,872  07-07-99 11:14:54am  Security 
   Upgrade release notes
				

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Article ID: 191540 - Last Review: May 28, 2007 - Revision: 2.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95
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