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Besides, it is obvious that other developers (writing in non .NET languages) are still doing it. Before anyone lectures me about not writing to Program Files folder, MS SQL stores its own database files (and log files) inside the program files folder which are written to constantly. sorry i should have wrote it down, but wasnt thinking and it hasnt happened since i open this question for help. In Windows 98 it means the program is buggy or damaged. (Not the right library version, or something like that).

Staff Online Now Triple6 Moderator blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor DaveA Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Earlier Versions of Windows > Home Forums Forums Quick Links It keeps a record of devices Setup finds during the detection process. Your statement about data files is inaccurate, in addition to my example of MS placing SQL data files inside the program files folder, I also looked at a program called syslogd Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Reply With Quote 01-22-2013,8:13 PM #11 ramiss VB.NET Forum Newbie .NET Framework.NET 4.0 Join Date May 2012 Posts 2 Reputation 0 Originally

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Each night, this will equate to approx 600-800 entries in the text file. CommonApplicationData is common, but only admin user can write here. A Faultlog.txt file entry was created every occurance. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

mommie_geek, Dec 3, 2002 #1 Davey7549 Joined: Feb 28, 2001 Messages: 11,584 mommie_geek Windows 98, 98SE and WinME have what is called Dr. Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Some useful links: Learning videoes, Code Samples, WMI Code Creator, MSDN, The Code Project, WindowsClient.net, ASP.net, W3 Schools, Regular-Expressions.info, GDI+ FAQ How i cant find anything on google and im unable to get into the event viewer. In some circumstances, this is valid because the device may not be needed or detected by Windows.Section 2: Loading VxDsIn this section, Windows loads the VxDs (virtual device drivers).

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Davey7549, Dec 3, 2002 #2 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 Just an additional note, neither Watson or the Faultlog will record "blue screen" crashes, those stop the system Triple6 replied Nov 1, 2016 at 12:53 PM asmedia 1061 sata controller card Triple6 replied Nov 1, 2016 at 12:52 PM New build wont recognize... Win98 Error Logs?

Hopefully it will stay away. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/22114529/event-viewer-windows-98.html Third, it verifies whether it was successfully detected. This process is automatic. I hope this helps ! 0 LVL 38 Overall: Level 38 Windows OS 20 Message Active today Assisted Solution by:BillDL2007-01-08 You may be able to capture a system snapshot and

This entry indicates where network installation begins. i have no idea - the phone system was in place before i started in the company. As I said, its your system and, if it is within your network (ie you modify permissions) then you can do whatever you want, but if you were ever going to Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by mommie_geek, Dec 3, 2002. I haven't tried yet, but I will this weekend, and I'll let you know if it works for me. The faultlog will record "illegal operation" details and, as I recall, GPFs (General Protection Faults). Watson but unfortunatly does not monitor your system and record faults unless it is running in background before fault occurs.

The Automatic Skip Driver Agent utility (Asd.exe) shows which drivers Windows had trouble with during startup and were therefore disabled or skipped. Ellandrd 0 LVL 38 Overall: Level 38 Windows OS 20 Message Active today Expert Comment by:BillDL2007-01-17 Hmmm. Results 1 to 11 of 11 Thread: Windows Service Error/Log File Location.

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If you are unsure of a system’s recent history, use MSInfo to better understand what has happened (see Figure D). No, i couldnt find it on our system. 0 LVL 38 Overall: Level 38 Windows OS 20 Message Active today Expert Comment by:BillDL2007-01-18 If you locate any pvcmail.* files, then Anyone who has written code for Windows since UAC should understand that this is no longer a valid expectation. Think of a virtual device driver as a low-level software component that manages a single resource, such as a hardware or system device, thus allowing many concurrent threads or accesses.

I should be able to store this in the program files directory with my application. An unsuccessful VxD initialization returns a Deviceinitfailed=devicename entry.Section 5: Successful VxD initializationThis section verifies that system VxDs have successfully initialized.Using Detlog.txtThe Detlog.txt file records which hardware components have been detected by You could write a quick app that just shows your logs if it really is that important. These logs enable you to more quickly diagnose and correct problems with hardware and associated drivers—and problems will inevitably happen to even the most knowledgeable of users.If you found this article

You can place a shortcut to Logview.exe on your Desktop, or on the Quick Launch Toolbar. They are considered by most to be an advanced feature. Dependency Walker shows you any problems with dependent files, and may reveal the root of the conflict. Think of all the various obscure Windows log locations!

Detcrash.log records which detection steps were successfully completed so that Setup will not fail because of the same problem.Two utilities can complement the logs. The telephone system's icons certainly have the appearance of old 16-bit Windows 3.1 type programs. Take a look at Figure A. Win98 doesn't have the "depends.exe" that exists in eg.

Any existing Detlog.txt is renamed Detlog.old.Using Detcrash.logThe Detcrash.log file is created when the detection process causes Setup to stall or the computer to lock up during the hardware detection portion of This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If Windows 98 Setup is restarted after a process fails, Setup reviews the contents of Setuplog.txt to determine which steps completed successfully before the error occurred. My point is, they would need help either way.

There is CommonDocuments that I believe all users can write to. As outlined in the Windows 98 Resource Kit, examples of operations that ASD monitors include:Starting a deviceEnumerating a deviceCalling a PnP BIOSCalling a PCI BIOSCalling a VESA BIOSPosting a video BIOSMapping Alternatively, you can create Bootlog.txt by starting Windows 98 from the command prompt using the win /b switch. If you have a windows machine with reported duplicate programs, phantom (missing) programs, or… Windows OS How to Resize Windows NTFS Partition without any Data Loss Article by: Martine NTFS file

If you wish to create Bootlog.txt on every startup, the switch can be put in the appropriate section of the Win.ini file.I highly recommend that you run this feature to learn Dave PS: you could do a find\search for faultlog.txt to see if by chance it exists. Thsnks. Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter Reply With Quote 01-22-2013,7:24 PM #10 PhillD VB.NET Forum Enthusiast .NET Framework.NET 2.0 Join Date Mar 2010 Posts 91 Reputation 85 Richard,

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