Win98/ME Issues Resovled???

Discussion in 'SpywareBlaster & Other Forum' started by c_rodell, Aug 23, 2004.

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  1. c_rodell

    c_rodell Guest

    I read several threads last month that talked about issues running 3.2 with windows 98 / ME. For some reason I can't find the threads again but was wondering if this issue had been replicated and resolved. I have several 98 machines that I would like to run SB 3.2 on but am hoping this gets fixed prior to trying it.

  2. Q Section

    Q Section Registered Member

    Feb 5, 2003
    Headquarters - London & Field Offices -Worldwide
    98SE here and no problems at all with 3.2. :)

    Be seeing you.
  3. BlackSwan

    BlackSwan Registered Member

    Jul 13, 2003
    Same here. Win 98 SE, SB 3.2 and no problems whatsoever. [​IMG]

    BS :)
  4. javacool

    javacool BrightFort Moderator

    Feb 10, 2002

    The issue affects only a very small percentage of Windows 98/ME machines, and the only end result is that SpywareBlaster will crash when you try to run it.

    The problem has been replicated, and a solution is being worked on, however it is extremely likely none of your machines will be affected, and you'll be able to use SpywareBlaster 3.2 without problems. :)

    Best regards,

  5. c_rodell

    c_rodell Guest

    Thank you all for the response and I'll definitely move forward with installation as well as keep a look out for the update/patch/next release that contains the fix just in case the issue shows up.
  6. Preston III

    Preston III Registered Member

    Aug 24, 2004
    Hey all.

    I'm one of the ones that can't run SpywareBlaster 3.2 on my own Win98SE machine.

    I actually uninstalled the previous working version of Spywareblaster to install the current one, and I get the following message in a splash box when I try to run the new version:

    This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.

    If the problem persists, contact the program vendor.

    SPYWAREBLASTER caused an invalid page fault in
    module SPYWAREBLASTER.EXE at 0167:00603ec3.
    EAX=c84f0b80 CS=0167 EIP=00603ec3 EFLGS=00010292
    EBX=bff713d4 SS=016f ESP=008ffe1a EBP=005fe000
    ECX=00000fc8 DS=016f ESI=00604b28 FS=235f
    EDX=800b4ff4 ES=016f EDI=00000004 GS=0000
    Bytes at CS:EIP:
    8b 1a 66 8b 5a fc bf 9f 5f 00 00 03 fd 66 89 7a
    Stack dump:
    0000005f 0bfc0000 ff788169 fe3c008f 0000008f 0c5c007f 0c1c8169 e0008169 b560005f 0000bff8 0bfc0000 00008169 7053007f 72617779 616c6265 72657473

    Maybe this information will help you get the fix in the works!

    By the way, I downloaded this to two friends' Win98SE machines, and it worked just fine on theirs. I'm the unlucky one.

    Any idea where I can get the previous version to reinstall in the meantime? I have deleted the original install for the previous version, and I'm stuck.

    Right now, I'm unprotected!

    Preston III
  7. OwlDancer

    OwlDancer Registered Member

    Aug 24, 2004
    I just downloaded SpywareBlaster on my machine running WIN 98 SE and when I run it it gets a fatal exception 0E occuring at 0028:C003CBD2 in VXD IOS(01) + 0000146E

    anyone have a fix

    I am running the home version of Avast! and nothing else since I just reloaded my machine.
  8. Rita

    Rita Infrequent Poster

    Jun 28, 2004
    wilds of wv
    Hi C
    windows ME here--no problems at all;
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