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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).
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/1139Note 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:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/222936/EN-US/ )VPN Connection Stops Responding While Dialing
194178For 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:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/194178/EN-US/ )Computer Stops Responding When Creating a Remote Access Session
237691This update installs the following files to your computer:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/237691/EN-US/ )Windows 98 Dial-Up Networking Security Upgrade Release Notes (July 1999)
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