Microsoft Windows 95 Year 2000 Corporate Update

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SUMMARY

The Microsoft Windows 95 Year 2000 Corporate Update (Corpupd.exe) is a follow-up to the Microsoft Windows 95 Year 2000 Update (W95y2k.exe). Note that the W95y2k.exe program must be installed before installing the Corpupd.exe program. The Windows 95 Year 2000 Corporate Update performs the following actions:
  • Removes "Windows 95 Year 2000 Update" from the list of installed programs in the Add/Remove Programs tool.
  • Removes an extraneous copy of the Command.com file from the Windows\Command folder.
  • Installs an updated Vdhcp.386 (version 4.10.1660) file needed for either the Dial-Up Networking Update (DUN1.3) or Windows Sockets 2.0.
  • Installs the QfeCheck utility.
  • Modifies the registry to permit detection by the QfeCheck utility.
  • Places a file named Corpupd.txt in the Windows folder.

MORE INFORMATION

The following command-line switches are available for use with the Corporate Update:
  • /Q

    No prompts, error messages, or file-extraction animation.
  • /Q:1

    No prompts except file-extraction animation and error messages.
  • /Q:A

    No prompts, no error messages, no checking for disk space, or administrative rights, possibly useful for push installations.
  • /Q:U

    No initial prompt, does show file-extraction animation, and reboot dialog box (if required).
The Microsoft Windows 95 Year 2000 Corporate Update places the following values in the following registry key to become visible to the QfeCheck tool:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\ Updates\Y2K.W95

Value name: Default
Value type: REG_SZ
Value data: Windows 95 Year 2000 Update

REFERENCES

For additional information about year 2000 (Y2K) issues with the DATE and DIR commands, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
182967 Windows 95 Year 2000 Problems with DATE and DIR Commands
For additional information about the Vdhcp.386 file and Y2K issues, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
230173 Windows 98/95 Year 2000 Update May Not Update Vdhcp.386 File
For additional information about QfeCheck, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
161020 Implementing Windows 95 Updates
For additional information about the Windows 95 Year 2000 Update, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
225050 Availability of the Windows 95 Year 2000 Update
232855 Microsoft Windows 95 Year 2000 Corporate Update Readme File

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Article ID: 229862 - Last Review: May 28, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95
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