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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
After you install Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.5 on a Microsoft Windows 95/98 or Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 computer, a Windows Setup dialog box appears after every restart, indicating that the MDAC components are being configured.
On Windows 95 computers, the wallpaper may also be removed.
This dialog box is harmless, but misleading, because the MDAC components completed their configuration after the first restart, and there is no further configuration to be done.
Steps to prevent this dialog box from appearing:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMSThe English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
This fix can be distributed with software installation packages that require the installation of MDAC 2.5, and can be used by automated installer software to remove the registry key. It is recommended that you perform at least one restart before you execute the Rem_dlg.inf file.
Date Size File name ------------------------------------- 5/12/00 4096 bytes Rem_dlg.inf
This fix is included in MDAC 2.6.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was corrected in MDAC 2.6.
Article ID: 268062 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 4.2