RE: wininet.dll problem, Internet Options N/A, Media Player doesn't wo
-2147024770 ERROR_MOD_NOT_FOUND The specified module could not be found
Windows XP stops responding when you download updates from Windows Update:
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> Right before going to bed last night, I installed the new updates and shut
> off the computer. When I turned it on this morning, the computer wouldn't
> load anything and showed only my wallpaper, no icons, and the error message
> saying that wininet.dll was missing. I was able to open Opera through Task
> Manager, found the dll file online, and pasted it to the Systems32 folder.
> Rebooted, everything looked fine. BUT...now I can't access my Internet
> Options. When I try, I get an error message saying "This operation has been
> cancelled due to restrictions on this computer". Adding to the joy, when I
> try to play ANY file in Media Player, it says it can't open the file (worked
> fine last night). And last, but not least, when I go to the Windows Update
> site, it won't load the page and says Error number: 0x8007007E. To say that
> I'm frustrated with things is an understatement.