multiple cygwin1.dll message

Kai Raphahn
Sat May 26 16:17:00 GMT 2007

Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 02:14:47AM -0400, John wrote:
>> John wrote:
>>>   602k 2005/06/26 C:\WINDOWS\system32\cygwin1.dll - os=4.0 img=1.0 sys=4.0
>>>                  "cygwin1.dll" v0.0 ts=2005/5/25 19:38

>> I just noticed this line in the output. However, a Windows search and
>> a cygwin find does not find this file!!! I swear!

> Two non-cygwin applications (setup.exe and cygcheck.exe) have told you
> that the dll exists.  Have you tried just visiting the folder with
> Explorer and deleting the DLL???  These applications are not doing
> anything special to find this file so if they say there is a file in
> c:\windows\system32 there is a file there.

There is also the possiblity that this Cygwin-DLL got some hidden-attributes
set and is not visible in a Explorer with the default settings.


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