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Since the .INI file management routines cannot handle duplicate keyword names in a section you have to cheat as follows to make it work: [Rename] C:\TEMP\JUNKXXXXA.TMP=C:\PROGRA~1\MYFILES\WBDBS32I.DLL C:\TEMP\JUNKXXXXB.TMP=C:\PROGRA~1\MYFILES\WWWNT32I.DLL C:\TEMP\JUNKXXXXC.TMP=C:\PROGRA~1\MYFILES\MYSCRIPT.EXE NUL=C:\TEMP\JUNKXXXX.TMP Since the Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Posts 2,438 For win98 (first edition) wininit.exe is in Win98_43.cab and for Second Edition it's in Win98_47.cab You should extract a copy from your CD to the C:\WINDOWS directory. jasonhiner // November 30, 2016 7:02am PST 0 Corporate WER Server Collection rwines // 2 days ago 0 probable solution for adobe pdf document kangaroodle // 5 days ago 0 One http://upxpress.net/general/wininit-exe.php

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Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Click Start>Run, type WININIT.INI then hit the Enter key. This results in all of the source files getting renamed to the same name and then that one file name gets deleted at the end. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

  1. The wininit.ini tries to process the wininit.exe and when it can't it shuts down!
  2. You cannot, however, work with long file names when using WININIT.INI so be prepared to translate all file names to their short file names when making entries in this .INI file.
  3. This site will show you how to extract a new Wininit.exe into c:\windows using system file checker: http://users.erols.com/dj-paulen/ss/ Or just copy the file from another 98 system into yours. "Be sober,
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Have you tried replacing WININIT.exe, which is the program that processes the file and then renames it to wininit.bak? win10 [Microsoft] by tp0d312. Everytime I load a programme onto the computer a file called wininit.ini is created in the Windows directory. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/what-does-wininitexe-do/ At startup, if Wininit.exe is missing and there's a wininit.ini file present in the Windows folder then your computer will shut down instead of booting into Windows.

For Win95, the file should be contained in the Win95_10.cab file; look in Win98_43.cab for Win98. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Whitphil: Youíre right in saying that itís during installation of programmes rather than the running of them.

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Click here to join today! Also, this file doesn't support long file names. The time now is 04:47 AM. The following code will delete a file.

In \Windows. Join our site today to ask your question. Under Win3x and Win9x you have the WININIT.INI file that can perform renames to the "NUL" device, thus deleting the files. Then leave a message over on our WinBatchTechSupportForum.

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Another gotcha is the syntax required to effect a file delete with this method.

Train: Iíve worked through the instructions. Looks kind of backwards. Hope this helps... 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - What does wininit.exe do? If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ.

How can I make it so that I can turn on my computer (complete with a wininit.ini file) such that my computer doesn't turn itself off again. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Unfortunately, deleting involves renaming the file to a name of "NUL". An example of what a WININIT.INI file might look like is: [rename] C:\Fred\Fault.exe=C:\Fred\Fault.1 to delete a file use: [rename] NULL=C:\Fred\Fault.exe Note: I believe the syntax is destination = source.

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. by Bill_H ¬∑ 16 years ago In reply to What does wininit.exe do? If it helps I also have a Wininit.exe in the same folder. If I understand correctly, every time I do an install, the wininit.ini file it created.