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Anonymous
April 28, 2005 6:04:26 PM

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Please see posting above re CIRAS.OCX.

I am now quite desperate. Time is running out and I hope that someone
reading this NG will know enough about Win98SE to give me an answer.

Can I repair Win98?

Will I have to re-install Win98?

Will I have to re-install all the application software?

I was running a Triscali CD to create a connection to the Internet and
it found a file missing. It might have been missing for some time.
It was CIRAS.OCX or one of its dependencies. It is involved in
itnernet connections.

I am very short of time now.

I did try a Win98 group but all day I have been waiting and it's like
a graveyard. Some of them have not had a posting for weeks or even
months.

Colin

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Anonymous
April 28, 2005 6:04:27 PM

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There is no Repair Option for Win98.
You can do a System File Check and maybe that will repair any damaged files,
Have you Win98 CD handy and go to Start>Run>(type) sfc (press enter) and go
to settings and select Yes by all the options and then run it and see if it
solves the problem.

CIRAS.OCX
This does not seem to be a Windows file that I can find so this may not
solve your problems.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/184023/EN-US/

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183887/EN-US/

--
Good Day
River Rat




"Colin Bearfield" <c.bearfield@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:2vq17119fq80tr7q0hc0lr6l110hgo61bn@4ax.com...
Please see posting above re CIRAS.OCX.

I am now quite desperate. Time is running out and I hope that someone
reading this NG will know enough about Win98SE to give me an answer.

Can I repair Win98?

Will I have to re-install Win98?

Will I have to re-install all the application software?

I was running a Triscali CD to create a connection to the Internet and
it found a file missing. It might have been missing for some time.
It was CIRAS.OCX or one of its dependencies. It is involved in
itnernet connections.

I am very short of time now.

I did try a Win98 group but all day I have been waiting and it's like
a graveyard. Some of them have not had a posting for weeks or even
months.

Colin
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 6:04:27 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

Colin

Take a look at this website..

http://www.geocities.com/sheppola/repair.html

--
Mike Hall
MVP - Windows Shell/user

http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm





"Colin Bearfield" <c.bearfield@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:2vq17119fq80tr7q0hc0lr6l110hgo61bn@4ax.com...
> Please see posting above re CIRAS.OCX.
>
> I am now quite desperate. Time is running out and I hope that someone
> reading this NG will know enough about Win98SE to give me an answer.
>
> Can I repair Win98?
>
> Will I have to re-install Win98?
>
> Will I have to re-install all the application software?
>
> I was running a Triscali CD to create a connection to the Internet and
> it found a file missing. It might have been missing for some time.
> It was CIRAS.OCX or one of its dependencies. It is involved in
> itnernet connections.
>
> I am very short of time now.
>
> I did try a Win98 group but all day I have been waiting and it's like
> a graveyard. Some of them have not had a posting for weeks or even
> months.
>
> Colin
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Anonymous
April 28, 2005 6:04:27 PM

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How do I set up the Internet E-Mail Gateway?
http://www.clientprofiles.com/FAQDetail.asp?ID=8

Windows 98 must have Microsoft Networking installed.
If you receive an error related to the registration of CIRAS.OCX
when the Gateway is launched, you will need to install RAS or
Networking before continuing.

Download the file: Ciras.ocx
http://www.dynamiclink.nl/htmfiles/rframes/info_ocx/inf...

--
Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/window...

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"Colin Bearfield" wrote:

| Please see posting above re CIRAS.OCX.
|
| I am now quite desperate. Time is running out and I hope that someone
| reading this NG will know enough about Win98SE to give me an answer.
|
| Can I repair Win98?
|
| Will I have to re-install Win98?
|
| Will I have to re-install all the application software?
|
| I was running a Triscali CD to create a connection to the Internet and
| it found a file missing. It might have been missing for some time.
| It was CIRAS.OCX or one of its dependencies. It is involved in
| itnernet connections.
|
| I am very short of time now.
|
| I did try a Win98 group but all day I have been waiting and it's like
| a graveyard. Some of them have not had a posting for weeks or even
| months.
|
| Colin
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 7:00:21 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 09:23:50 -0500, "Carey Frisch [MVP]"
<cnfrisch@nospamgmail.com> wrote:

>How do I set up the Internet E-Mail Gateway?
>http://www.clientprofiles.com/FAQDetail.asp?ID=8
>
>Windows 98 must have Microsoft Networking installed.
>If you receive an error related to the registration of CIRAS.OCX
>when the Gateway is launched, you will need to install RAS or
>Networking before continuing.
>
>Download the file: Ciras.ocx
>http://www.dynamiclink.nl/htmfiles/rframes/info_ocx/inf...


The page says that downloads are currently disabled and if one tries
to download there is an error message about Paypal so I suppose it is
a financial transaction problem.

I forgot to say that when I re-booted there was a new error message
that RASAPI32.DLL was not found.

VPN and Networking are all installed according to control panel. I did
take an Acronis True Image before starting but that was obviously
after the system was corrupted.

It just seems to be the |Internet connection bit that won't play. it
seems such a shame. I've created a backup partition and made all
sorts of precautions for future use but I think it will all have to go
(apart from the partition).
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 7:00:21 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 09:21:50 -0500, "River_Rat" <nospam@nospam> wrote:

>There is no Repair Option for Win98.
>You can do a System File Check and maybe that will repair any damaged files,
>Have you Win98 CD handy and go to Start>Run>(type) sfc (press enter) and go
>to settings and select Yes by all the options and then run it and see if it
>solves the problem.
>
>CIRAS.OCX
>This does not seem to be a Windows file that I can find so this may not
>solve your problems.
>
>http://support.microsoft.com/kb/184023/EN-US/
>
>http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183887/EN-US/


I found this really puzzling. If it's not an MS file why was
Tiscali's CD looking for it. If it needed it it would be on the CD.

Colin
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 7:00:21 PM

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On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 10:22:51 -0400, "Mike Hall \(MS-MVP\)"
<mike.hall.mail@sympatico.ca> wrote:

>Colin
>
>Take a look at this website..
>
>http://www.geocities.com/sheppola/repair.html


Right, I shall do this. Item 3 might give me some trouble. I expect
"clean up registry" means something very specific.

BTW one of the things that Tiscali did was update IE to v6. Now the
Tools/Internet Options doesn't work. It did before. Do I really have
to eliminate it before anything else?

Colin
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 7:02:03 PM

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On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 14:04:26 GMT, Colin Bearfield
<c.bearfield@ntlworld.com> wrote:

>Please see posting above re CIRAS.OCX.
>
>I am now quite desperate. Time is running out and I hope that someone
>reading this NG will know enough about Win98SE to give me an answer.
>
>Can I repair Win98?
>
>Will I have to re-install Win98?
>
>Will I have to re-install all the application software?
>
>I was running a Triscali CD to create a connection to the Internet and
>it found a file missing. It might have been missing for some time.
>It was CIRAS.OCX or one of its dependencies. It is involved in
>itnernet connections.
>
>I am very short of time now.
>
>I did try a Win98 group but all day I have been waiting and it's like
>a graveyard. Some of them have not had a posting for weeks or even
>months.
>
>Colin


Forgot to say - my nerves are shattered. I am doing this for a friend
he has the original install disk and I have mine, both are legitimate.
Will it matter if I use my install disks?

Colin
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 7:02:04 PM

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Colin

As long as they are essentially the same..

Tell your friend that you don't know s#$t next time unless he pays $40/hour
up front.. :-)

--
Mike Hall
MVP - Windows Shell/user

http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm





"Colin Bearfield" <c.bearfield@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:8lu171dh7vprqq1j9m5kndnpfv0rch71hv@4ax.com...
> On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 14:04:26 GMT, Colin Bearfield
> <c.bearfield@ntlworld.com> wrote:
>
>>Please see posting above re CIRAS.OCX.
>>
>>I am now quite desperate. Time is running out and I hope that someone
>>reading this NG will know enough about Win98SE to give me an answer.
>>
>>Can I repair Win98?
>>
>>Will I have to re-install Win98?
>>
>>Will I have to re-install all the application software?
>>
>>I was running a Triscali CD to create a connection to the Internet and
>>it found a file missing. It might have been missing for some time.
>>It was CIRAS.OCX or one of its dependencies. It is involved in
>>itnernet connections.
>>
>>I am very short of time now.
>>
>>I did try a Win98 group but all day I have been waiting and it's like
>>a graveyard. Some of them have not had a posting for weeks or even
>>months.
>>
>>Colin
>
>
> Forgot to say - my nerves are shattered. I am doing this for a friend
> he has the original install disk and I have mine, both are legitimate.
> Will it matter if I use my install disks?
>
> Colin
Anonymous
April 28, 2005 11:30:46 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 14:04:26 GMT, Colin Bearfield
<c.bearfield@ntlworld.com> wrote:

>Please see posting above re CIRAS.OCX.
>
>I am now quite desperate. Time is running out and I hope that someone
>reading this NG will know enough about Win98SE to give me an answer.
>
>Can I repair Win98?
>
>Will I have to re-install Win98?
>
>Will I have to re-install all the application software?
>
>I was running a Triscali CD to create a connection to the Internet and
>it found a file missing. It might have been missing for some time.
>It was CIRAS.OCX or one of its dependencies. It is involved in
>itnernet connections.
>
>I am very short of time now.
>
>I did try a Win98 group but all day I have been waiting and it's like
>a graveyard. Some of them have not had a posting for weeks or even
>months.
>
>Colin


Right, here is the last word (almost).

I eradicated IE6 in the way I was advised. Then I copied win98 folder
from CD to HD. Then I ran setup. It took ages but it worked. There
were dozens of files not found during the setup so there might be
another chapter later.

When I re booted it wanted to carry on with the Tiscali install so I
let it. While it was online it faltered a lot. So I pulled out and
created a connection to www.adial.com as I had been advised in the
first place. ntlworld didn't like mu email address and password so
didn't let me in but I expect that it was the wrong case or something.

Here's the real anguish. I have had a phone call explaining to me what
RAS is. It's a commercial program used by many big names in the UK
(Bank of Scotland, Virgin, Tesco, etc) to create a dialer pad on
screen which is supposed to make access easy. In spite of Tiscali's
protests I am told that it is Tiscali's attempt to create this dialer
that has caused the damage and that probably the O/S was never
corrupted before hand.

On the up side, if this is so then my backup is ok.

Many thanks for a help in need.

Colin
!