"The problem is due to a corrupt ASPI Layer on your computer. Below are the steps to restore your ASPI Layer: For 95: A. Shutdown and restart your computer in MS-DOS mode (DO NOT USE THE MS-DOS Prompt Icon!). B. Enter the following lines at the C: prompt to rename the existing files: ren c:\windows\system\winaspi.dll winaspi.mrx ren c:\windows\system\wnaspi32.dll wnaspi32.mrx ren c:\windows\system\iosubsys\apix.vxd apix.mrx C. Put the Windows 95/98 CD-ROM into CD-ROM drive(weâ€™ll assume that itâ€™s D drive). D. At the C: prompt enter the following lines(If your CD-ROM is uses E,F,G,H as a drive letter, substitute your own for drive D). Windows 95 (Note the /l is a lowercase L) extract /y /l c:\windows\system d:\win95\win95_03.cab winaspi.dll extract /y /l c:\windows\system d:\win95\win95_03.cab wnaspi32.dll extract /y /l c:\windows\system\iosubsys d:\win95\win95_03.cab apix.vxd Windows 98 A. Click on Start, go to Programs, go to Accessories, and go to System Tools, then System Information. B. Click on Tools, then System File Checker. C. Click on extract one file from the installation disc D. Type winaspi.dll E. Click on Start F. Insert Windows 98 disc. In the restore from field, click on browse and look for your CD-ROM drive, G. In the restore from field, click on browse and look for your CD-ROM drive. H. Click on your drive, then click on the plus sign, click on the WIN 98 folder and click OK. I. In the Save In field you should see c:\windows\system J. Click OK, click on skip when it asks if you want to backup the file. K. Follow the same steps for the wnaspi32.dll file restoration. L. For the next file, apix.vxd, repeat steps 2-10 but for step 9 you should use c:\windows\system\iosubsys; in place of c:\windows\system. "