The error message can occur if you install a program that replaces theMsvcrt.dll file with a later version of the file.
Microsoft only supports locating and starting the America Online Setupprogram on the Windows 98 CD-ROM. We do not support the installationprocess, the functionality of the software, or connectivity to AmericaOnline using the America Online software included on the Windows 98 CD-ROMor available from America Online.
For additional information, please see the following article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
ARTICLE-ID: 188654 TITLE : Cannot Connect to America Online or Install America Online 4.0
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