Unable to Extract the Desk.cpl File from the Windows 98 CD-ROM

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When you try to extract the Desk.cpl file from your Windows 98 CD-ROM by using the System File Checker tool, you may receive the following error message:
The file was not found. Verify that you have selected the correct "Restore from" location and try again.


This issue occurs because the name of the Desk.cpl file on the Windows 98 CD-ROM is Deskw95.cpl.


To work around this issue, use System File Checker to extract the Deskw95.cpl file, and then rename the Deskw95.cpl file to Desk.cpl. For information about using System File Checker, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
ARTICLE-ID: 129605
TITLE : How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files

To rename a file, right-click the file, click Rename, type a new file name, and then press ENTER.


Article ID: 193312 - Last Review: January 6, 2015 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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