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I keep getting a message popping up with the explanation of "msvfw32.dll missing." How did this happen and what should I do about it?
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Re: msvfw32.dll missing

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Run the System File Checker

Go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type in:

sfc /scannow ( sfc if not reconized) (Note that there is a space between sfc and /scannow)

This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.


In all likelihood you will be prompted to insert the Windows XP CD.
 

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Hey Geekgirl,

I took your advise and ran sfc /scannow. It did its thing, and didn't say anything about inserting the xp disc.

Does this sound like it may have fixed the problem?

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Re: msvfw32.dll missing

Hey Geekgirl,

I restarted my computer to see if the problem persists, results are the same. Any more suggestions?

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Does this sound like it may have fixed the problem?
Nope, it doesnt sound like it at all.

msvfw32.dll is the module that contains bitmap compression and decompression routines used for Microsoft Video for Windows.

Click on the following link, click "Click here to go to the download of msvfw32.dll" and follow that link. D/l to your desktop and place it in C:\Windows\System32
 

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Re: msvfw32.dll missing

Hello again Geekgirl,

I am a little confused, and require some guidance. I clicked on the link, " How to backup and restore the registery in windows xp and windows vista".
There I clicked on the, "Downlaod guided help". This went through its process, than I restarted the CPU. The results are still the same. Did I miss something or should I try something else?:4-dontkno

Thanks for your help thus far

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Hi Geekgirl,:wave:

I have the file downloaded to my desktop. They recommend expresszip to unzip the file. I don't have a program to unzip files and they require $20.00 for their program. I was wondering if you could recommend a free download that would work to unzip this file?:smile:

Thank again

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Hi Geekgirl,:wave:

I unzipped the file without any problems, However; when I restarted the CPU I get the same message "CTicketManagerWnd: MsnMsgr.Exe - Unable to locate component This application has failed to start because MSVFW32.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem". Any suggestions?:4-dontkno

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Hi Geekgirl,:pray:

As it turns out, that did take care of the problem. I unzipped it to the wrong folder, that is why it didn't work; please disreguard the last thread I posted. Your solution solved my problem, you are awsome. Thanks so much for your help.:heartlove

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Ive been having a simular problem with that file, i did what you said to do on here but i cant figure out how to unzip the file
 
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