Error: Initializing USER32.dll

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Wed Nov 15 12:23:00 GMT 2000


At 03:13 PM 11/15/2000, Scott Wallace wrote:
>Hello everyone,
>   I've searched the archives and found no answer to this, so...
>I have Cygwin setup on a WinNT 4.0 Workstation as well as Exceed.  When I
>telnet into the NT box and get a command prompt and attempt to run any
>Cygwin app (even an 'ls') it locks at the client side.  At the NTW side, it
>has brought up an error box saying:
>
>Initialization of the dynamic lynk library C:\WINNT\system32\USER32.dll
>failed.  The process is terminating abnormally.
>
>(Here's a pic of it: http://swallace.iol-12.net/error.gif )
>Then when I click OK on that error box and go back to my client telnet
>session, it has given the following error:
>
>C:\WINNT\system32>ls
>D:\cygwin\bin\ls.exe: *** could not load advapi32.dll, Win32 error 1114
>       0 [unknown (0x161)] ? 0 lock_pinfo_for_update: rc 0, pinfo_mutex
>0xFFFFFFF
>F, Win32 error 6
>
>Any idea how to fix this?  It only does this on certain usernames.  I tried
>creating a new user at the Domain controller and connecting through the
>telnet session as that user, but still had the same results.  I don't know
>what makes some logins work and others not.
>
>Thank you for any help you can give!
>Scott Wallace
>Ternion Corporation
>saw@ternion.com



Sounds like your telnet session doesn't have these DLLs in the path...



Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
118 Washington Street                   (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
Holliston, MA 01746                     (508) 893-9889 - FAX



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