Configuration Manager Device Installer Launcher
Does your WinMe installation hang on BootUp? Does
the culprit appear to be cmdninst.exe hanging thus preventing your
PC from booting properly or not @ all? The following may provide insight
into resolving your problems until you get rid of WinMe. Remember, Windows
XP read backwards in a mirror appears to be 9X! Forewarned is for
armed! CTRL-ALT-DEL shows the file cmdninst appears to be
causing the problem.
We recently ran across this problem on a system
with an Aardvark-Pro Direct
24/96 ProAudio Interface AFTER upgrading the Norton AntiVirus software.
Aardvark Professional Digital Audio had nothing listed on their web site
of this problem.
And... We also upgraded Zone
Alarm to Eval Version 2.6.357.
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition - cmdninst.exe
(Config Manager Device Installer Launcher.) This application resides
When cmdninst.exe is not responding, it
generally means that Windows ME may be having a problem loading a device
driver. Have you recently added / upgraded any hardware or AntiVirus
software? If you have, either physically remove the hardware from your
computer or boot into safe mode and uninstall the recently installed
Cmdninst Caused an Invalid Page Fault Error
Message While You Upgrade to Windows Millennium Edition...
Check / Update device drivers installed under
the following sections of the hardware tree:
- Ports (COM & LPT)
- Network adapters
- Sound, video and game controllers
- Universal Serial Bus controllers
- Infrared Devices (if they exist)
Been there, done that? ME too!
Caused an Invalid Page Fault Error Message While You Upgrade to
Windows Millennium Edition (Q277994) (August 23, 2001).
98 and Windows Me Hardware-Device Driver Troubleshooting Resource
98 and Windows Me Error Message Resource
installing my SDDR-31 on Windows ME and I got an error message in
DLL Help Database
Cmdninst.exe is the Configuration Manager Device Installer
Launcher. Along with the Windows Configuration Manager (Configmg),
Cmdninst.exe is a component that drives the process of detecting and
installing devices and their nodes in the hardware tree along with the
allocation of resources.
copy the file from the Windows ME CD.
Location on CD: win9x\WIN_16.CAB
Update: Since www.Updates.com is gone, try this
Windows Software (4/24/2003).
As always... Pay attention to individual software
components as you work through this annoying exercise. Hope this helps,
GB - Enjoy!