This behavior may occur after you install a program that overwrites
either of the following two Windows system files with an incorrect or
This behavior may also occur if one of these two files is damaged or
To resolve it, you'll need to follow the directions on the Microsoft
If that doesn't work, you may try reinstalling the Palm software; it's
possible that when you re-installed Windows 98, it installed an older
version of the file, and the Palm software needs a newer version. To
do this, search your computer for all copies of msvcirt.dll, rename
each copy to msvcirt.OLD, and reinstall the Palm software.
You may have to go to DOS mode to rename the files.
Tips and instructions are found here:
The directions for the Handspring version of Palm software can be
The only difference is they suggest removing the Palm software,
replacing the .DLL files, then reinstalling the Palm software.
If you need further help or information, please ask for a
clarification before rating this answer. I hope this solves your
problem; Windows .DLL error messages are often intimidating!