Error Message "CoCreateInstance Failed" When Attempting to View Display Properties

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When you click Display in Control Panel, you may receive the following error message:
CoCreateInstance Failed
Class Not Registered
After you press OK, the Display Properties dialog box is displayed as expected.


This issue can occur if a 3DFX Voodoo3 network adaptor was recently installed after a Diamond Voodoo2 network adaptor was uninstalled.


To resolve this issue, refer to item 23 in the FAQs section on the following 3DFX Web site:


Article ID: 272997 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
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