Article ID: 312477
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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/315854/EN-US/ )Windows 98 and Windows Me Error Message Resource Center
When you browse the Web in Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me), you may receive an error message similar to the following:
This message may reappear several times.
WUAUCLT.EXE has caused an error in WUV31S.DLL
WUAUCLT will now close.
To resolve this issue, rename Wuauclt.exe, extract a new version of Wuauclt.exe from your original Windows Me CD-ROM or from the Windows\Options\Install folder, and then install it to the Windows folder on your computer's hard disk. To do this, use both of the following methods.
Rename the Wuauclt.exe File
Extract a New Version of the Wuauclt.exe File
For additional information about how to extract original Windows files, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
129605For additional information about how to troubleshoot another documented "WUAUCLT has caused an error in unknown" error message, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/129605/EN-US/ )How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/266065/EN-US/ )Error Message: WUAUCLT Has Caused an Error in Unknown
Article ID: 312477 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
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