HyperTerminal Caused an Invalid Page Fault in Module Msvcrt.dll

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315854 Windows 98 and Windows Me Error Message Resource Center
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When you attempt to create a new connection in HyperTerminal, you may receive one of the following error messages:
Hypertrm caused an invalid page fault in module MSVCRT.DLL.
Hypertrm caused an invalid page fault in module KERNEL32.DLL.
Explorer caused an invalid page fault in module Kernel32.dll
Explorer caused an invalid page fault in module Msvcrt.dll


This behavior can occur if the Msvcrt.dll file is the incorrect version.


To resolve this issue, rename and then extract a new copy of the Msvcrt.dll file from your Windows 98 CD-ROM. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files or Folders.
  2. In the Named box, type msvcrt.dll, in the Look in box, click C drive, and then click Find Now.
  3. Right-click the Msvcrt.dll file, click Rename, type msvcrt.xxx, and then press ENTER.
  4. Extract a new copy of the Msvcrt.dll file from your Windows 98 CD-ROM.
For additional information about how to extract files in Windows 98, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
129605 How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files

More information

This issue was seen after installing the IomegaWare core component from the Iomega Web site. For additional information, contact Iomega at the following Web site:
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Article ID: 238424 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 95
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