Dibeng.dll Error When Age of Empires 1.0 Ends on Windows Millennium Edition

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315854 Windows 98 and Windows Me Error Message Resource Center
When you run Microsoft Age of Empires 1.0 and you decide to save the game, and then exit the game, you may receive the following error message:
Explorer has caused an error in unknown.Explorer will now close.
When you close the error message, you may receive the following error message:
Explorer has caused an error in Dibeng.dll.
Explorer will now close.
After these error messages are displayed, your computer's desktop icons and taskbar may be missing. Also, Windows Millennium Edition (Me) may not work.
To work around this behavior, you must restart your computer.

NOTE: When you restart Age of Empires, you still have access to your saved games.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
The details of the faults are as follows:

First fault:
EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault inmodule unknown at c15f:00000934.
EAX=00000020 CS=04e7 EIP=00000934 EFLGS=00000202
EBX=000000f6 SS=04cf ESP=00000040 EBP=0000c0b0
ECX=000004cf DS=2d57 ESI=00013fc0 FS=19b7
EDX=04e70934 ES=2077 EDI=00058aea GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
66 8b 06 83 c6 02 8b c8 d1 e0 25 c0 ff c0 ff 81
Stack dump:
00000000 c0b01d7f 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
131f131f 00000000 000025ab 093f046e 00002710 2b580003 158f0002
Second fault:
EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault inmodule DIBENG.DLL at 0005:00003f2f.
EAX=7fff7fff CS=0457 EIP=00003f2f EFLGS=00000246
EBX=001f0010 SS=1f7f ESP=000078be EBP=000078dc
ECX=00000010 DS=2d57 ESI=00000000 FS=158f
EDX=fffffec0 ES=2d57 EDI=0000bfc0 GS=0687
Bytes at CS:EIP:
f3 ab 03 fa 81 eb 00 00 01 00 7d f1 c3 2c 3f 1a
Stack dump:
00003d79 41908173 7fff0000 7fff7fff ff007fff 1f00ffff 04bf0002 7a4ae52c 044731d7
22e32b3f 0000e4de 00007a80 00547f00 00000001 00000000 00000000

blank screen missing icons desktop dibeng dll

Article ID: 261873 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 20:04:33 - Revision: 1.3

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