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Description of the Microsoft IPRIP Listener Tool for Windows 98

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This article describes the Microsoft Internet Protocol RoutingInformation Protocol (IPRIP) Listener tool for Windows 98.
Transport Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a routablenetwork protocol supported by Windows 98. If Internet Protocol (IP)cannot find a computer on the local segment of its network (and it has noinformation about the location of the other computer), it forwards theremote IP address to the default gateway for IP address resolution.

The IPRIP Listener tool for Windows 98 is designed to provide informationabout the location of computers located on other subnetworks. IPRIPListener reads Routing Information Protocol (RIP) packets sent by RIPversion 1.0 routers to build a host-level route table. This table is usedto forward IP packets to the subnetwork or remote host.


  • This tool is not designed to cause a Windows 98-based computer to act as an IP router.
  • IPRIP Listener does not read RIP version 2.0 or Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) packets.

Installing IPRIP Listener

To install IPRIP Listener, follow these steps:

  1. Insert your Windows 98 CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Network, click Add on the Configuration tab, click Service, and then click Add.
  4. Click Have Disk, click Browse, and then browse to the location of your CD-ROM drive.
  5. In the Tools\Rip folder on the Windows 98 CD-ROM, click the Iprip.inf file, and then click OK.
  6. Click OK, click OK, and then click OK.
  7. Restart your computer when you are prompted.
The following files are installed when you install IPRIP Listener:

   File name     Installed in   ----------------------------   Iprip.exe     C:\Windows   Routeb1.dll   C:\Windows   Trace.dll     C:\Windows   Iprip.inf     C:\Windows\Inf				
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