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Some applications fail to load, but no error message displayed

Question: Some applications fail to load, but no error message displayed

Once in a while, I would try to load an application, for example, a Setup.exe file to install Nero, but the mouse loading icon would display for a second or two, and then go back to normal again without the application starting. No error message whatsoever.

When I check the task manager, I can see the process has started, but I can't actually access the application. What could be the problem?

BTW, I'm using Windows XP.

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Answer: Some applications fail to load, but no error message displayed

This is happening to me as well, but with almost every single application.

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The message ?Fail to load module C:\Users\Ron Wolpa\AppData\Local\Icdrsoft\hpboidps.DLL? pops up just after Win 8 starts up.
It started to happen after AVG anti virus cleaned a possible threaten.
I was about to remove from registry then , before doing stupid things , I made up my mind to post a message here ; it is located @ HKEY_CURRENT_USER > SOFTWARE > MICROSOFT > WINDOWS > CURRENT VERSION > RUN under the name ICDRSOFT and data : regsvr32.exe "C:\Users\Ron Wolpa\AppData\Local\Icdrsoft\hpboidps.DLL".
If deleting from registry is not the solution what else can be done ?
Thank you for your support.

Answer:fail to load error message just after windows 8 starts up

It is possible that the threat was a false positive and warrants more investigation.
Select a system restore point prior to when the problem started.

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Hey Guys,

Just recently I have being receiving error messages when I start up my laptop every day.
There has never been any problems with my laptop until now, although it doesn't really affect the laptop at all it still pops up?

I get an error message when I move to the desktop that says "BIOS Load Fail" but then i can close it and nothing happens to my computer. I am running Windows 8.1 and I just installed the new Toshiba Service Station Apps. I also checked to see if the BIOS was up to date, and it was.

Any help here? It would be much appreciated, thanks.

Just an update: I just tried to open up my GPU tweaking software, and it can't open because the Error Message shows up. But my CPU monitor still works.

Answer:Satellite P870/026 - BIOS Load Fail Error Message popups

> I get an error message when I move to the desktop that says "BIOS Load Fail" but then i can close it and nothing happens to my computer. I am running Windows 8.1 and I just installed the new Toshiba Service Station Apps

Could it be possible that this alert (message) is coming from the Service Station utility?

The service station software allows your computer to automatically search for TOSHIBA software updates or other alerts from toshiba that are specific to your computer system and its programs. When enabled, this application periodically transmits to our servers a limited amount of system information required to perform these updates or alerts.

Probably the message ?BIOS load fail? means that service station was not able to download (load) the information about the latest available BIOS.
From my point of few this is not a serious problem. If you want try to uninstall the service station tool from the system just to check if this would cancel the notification

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after still not having the Screen freeze and a Sound-loop problem fixed, I'm getting a error message on my windows startup.
THIS is the error message. Sometimes the error message appears once, or twice. I'm starting to see this message since yesterday. Is there anything to fix this? And what's its cause?
HERE are my specs if anyone needs them. Ask if you need some more info :3


Log : ARBER-08_07_2015_220841,

Answer:"BIOS Load fail!" error message on startup. How to fix?


I am extremely sorry that this thread was not attended to. There are not many people in this field.

In case you still require help, kindly respond to this thread and I will be notified via email and you should expect a response from me in 48 hours.


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Hello, I've recently been trying to download and install Windows Live Mail. That part was easy, however, upon opening the program, I receive error messages. The first one says, "Sorry, something unexpected happened and Windows Live Mail must close, your most recent changes may not be saved." Then another error box is displayed stating, "Contacts failed to load. Windows Live Mail is incorrectly configured, please re-install." I've uninstalled and reinstalled this program several times, but still not sure why I am receiving these errors. I did edit the registry, deleting the keys for all Windows Live folders insuring a complete uninstall, then reinstalled a fresh download of Windows Live Mail but STILL got the same error messages. I also tried to clear the Live Contacts Store/Cache by renaming the Live contacts folder so a new one would be replaced. Still nothing...This is getting frustrating...Anyone have any other suggestions?  Thanks!

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cannot install the Skype because appear the message fail to load library d3d9.dll

Answer:appear the message fail to load the library d3d9.dll

Skype failed to load library d3d9.dll need to update your DirectX installation.

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Am using windows XP and recently downloaded the SP 2 from the windows update site. Am having a RUNDLL error saying " An exception occured while trying to run " C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLLSYSDM.CPL".

Would be grateful if could get some help on solving the problem.


Answer:Error message displayed

Do you have a Windows XP disk?

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I have a Dell 500 mhz system with Windows 2000 Professional and Zone alarm firewall. I also have Internet Explorer 6.0 installed. I also have Iclean running to help clean cookies. Recently (beginning this past weekend), when I access Juno (my usual ISP), I get the page cannot be displayed error message when I log on. When I try to type in a website on the address bar or use my favorites, I get the same result. Page cannot be displayed! When I reduce the screen, I can see the timer running showing that I am connected to the internet. While I can still receive and send emails, I just cannot acces any websites.

I have tried to reboot at least 5 times on different days and there is no change in the result. I also loaded one of those free cds that i picked up in the store for AOL. I can receive and send emails, but once again when AOL logs on, the page cannot be displayed message appears.

Can anyone help? I had hoped to work from home tomorrow to be with my kids, but can't if I cannot connect with my office. Thanks for any assistance.

P.S. I have my Windows 2000 Professional install disk, but cannot locate the authentication code to use it. Is there any way to determine from my system what is or otherwise recover it? Thanks again.

Answer:page cannot be displayed error message

I don't know about your other problem, but I can help you get your win2k code back. Download Aida32 from and transfer it to the win2k PC (it appears you have other ways of getting online). When you install it, go to the "operating system" tree, the "operating system" sub-tree, and then in the "field" value find "Product Key" - this is your win2k product ID.

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Product Number: M2C20UA#ABL
Model Number: 15-ac048ca
So I have a problem with my hp notebook. One night, I turned on my pc and saw an error message saying 
Product Information is not valid
The Following product information programmed into the system board is missing or invalid.
System Board (00A) - System Board CT Number
ENTER - Continue Startup
For more information, please visit:
Now, I'm not a computer fanatic and I wasn't knowledgeable about what it was so I panicked a bit. I tried a lot of things, even resetting my hp notebook but nothing changed. I looked up on solutions but none came to what I was experiencing. I performed diagnostics test which were all passed. So I'm wondering; How do I get back my system board ct number cause when I went into system information, in-line with system board ct number were the words Hewlett - Packard, and it was also in line with system ID. 
Also, I believe that because of it being missing, my battery/ ac power supply is experiencing problems for when I plug in the ac power supply when the computer is off, it shows that the computer is charging by the LED indicator being orange. However, when I turn it on while the ac power supply is plugged in, the LED indicator becomes white(white means its fully charged) but it is not fully charged and the pc is not charging. Also, I believe due to it being missing, my pc is operating slower than before.... Read more

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Dear Reviewers,

Hi there, I am running an old PC with Windows XP SP2, I know it is an outdated version of windows, but I have to stick to it for our old PC, now I downloaded some free programs (.exe setup files), and after finishing the downloads, I couldn't open/run any of these .exe files, the strange part is that when I double click nothing happens at all, I mean no messages are displayed and no programs seem to appear in the task manager, Please help me, I don't know what to do.

NB: Some other .exe files open well !

thanks alot
my regards,

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Ever since I have updated to IE 11, I have problems printing coupons from Printable & Downloadable Coupons. Grocery, Health, Beauty | I have tried all their suggestions on their help site. This is what I have done:
1. Temporary files and cookies were deleted.
2. Uninstall Java 7 update 45.
3. Installed Java 7 update 45 again from
4. Closed Internet browser.
5. Went back to the website Selected a coupon to print.
6. Here is where things go wrong. All that comes up is "webpage cannot be displayed." You are supposed to be able to install the printing software at this point.
PLEASE NOTE: I did not have problems with this until IE 11. I am running Windows 7 on an HP desktop.

Please help.


I just visited RedPlum, clicked a coupon to print, clicked Print and the bottom of the page said, "New users may have to install this software". I have IE11. You may have to disable the popup blocker for the site.

Now having said that, I tell my wife all the time if installing software is needed to print a coupon, it ain't worth having, it's sneakware, Possibly Unwanted Program, or PUP. If a vendor want you to have a coupon it should simply display it and use IE11's print function, no software needed.

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Can anyone pls help?

Running win2000 pro with a motorola surfboard cable modem.
I can't access the internet. opening IE i get page cannot
be displayed. called isp provider(comcast)they couldn't

At command prompt typed ipconfig /all, only info displayed
is node type-broadband, ip routing enabled-no, wins proxy
enabled-no. Then removed and reinstalled nic card and
driver, still same problem. moved the cable from the modem
to a different computer and internet worked fine.

Internet was working fine several months ago. Then caught
spyware and cleaned system with spybot, adaware and hijack
this. After cleaning system ran fine but no internet

Can anyone supply any ideas?

Answer:this page cannot be displayed error message

Any chance you had Bonzi Buddy spyware?

262264 - "Page Cannot be Displayed";en-us;262264

You may have to repair or reinstall Internet Explorer;en-us;q293907


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i keep getting fail error messages after it reboots can't load updates these are them Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB974306)
Installation date: ‎11/‎7/‎2009 9:12 AM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80073712
Update type: Recommended
Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this cumulative update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 974306. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
More information:
October 2009 Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista
Help and Support:
Microsoft Support
Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista (KB976749)
Installation date: ‎11/‎6/‎2009 3:03 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 8007041D
Update type: Important
Install this update to resolve issues that may occur after installing the Internet Explorer cumulative security update issued as MS09-054
( After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
More information:
An update is available for Internet Explorer that resolves issues that occur after you apply security update 974455 (MS09-054)
Help and Support:
Microsoft Support
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (KB974470)
Install... Read more

Answer:updates fail to load error

Error details: Code 80073712

This error code addressed to damaged C:\Windows\Servicing and C:\Windows\WinSxS folders and registry keys


1.Fill missing files & keys -worth only to try if damages are not too big -I have to diagnose it is worth to do or not.

2.Repair installation

follow to below:

1.Run cmd.exe with administrative previlliges (right click on cmd.exe) as admin and type:

sfc /scannow

When it finish type in cmd.exe

findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >%userprofile%\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt

on your desktop appear sfcdetails.txt

2.Try reregister WU How do I reset Windows Update components?
3.Run Readiness Tool Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, and for Windows 7
This tool even don't help create CheckSur.log file in C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.log

4.Download firegenul Altair Technologies Ltd.
place firegenul.exe in C:\Windows\System32

next again run cmd.exe with admin previlliges and type:


it creates report from WindowsUpdate.log and is stored in C:\Windows\System32 as FireGenReport.htm

FireGenReport.htm,CheckSur.log,sfcdetails.txt pack and attache to post

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I received a "critical" message of some sort regarding my RAID mirror array. I have 2 of the exact same type and size drives in the array, purchased on the exact same day, about 2 months ago. No problems until today's boot. No modifications to the array since first configured. The computer uses Windows 7. Any ideas how to investigate or resolve this issue? I am currently running chkdsk.

More details:

Drives are WD Green 1TB SATA (32MB cache)

Mobo is AMD

PSU is 550 Watt Logisys

Each drive has it's own set of "hard drive fans" attached to it

The SATA cables have a metal locking mechanism that securely keeps them connected

Answer:RAID Mirror Displayed Error Message at Boot

Update: chkdsk just finished and reported that no errors were found on the File System

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Hello All,

There is a desktop with Windows 7 x64 Enterprise.

Each time I access some website, it's always jump to a special URL (Like the address in attached.)

I have already reset IE and restart PC.

But I can access the URL via IP address directly.

Could you please help on it.


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I am using Windows XP and Internet Explorer version 6 with a DSL connection. I am able to open my web browser and use it for a few minutes and it works just fine. Then, I start to get the an error message that says This Page Cannot Be Displayed. Sometimes I get a different error message that says Action Canceled. If I refresh the screen enough times it might work, however it doesn't always. Also, if I close Internet Explorer and logoff as a user in XP, when I log back on and reopen the browser it will work for a very short time again. I do not know what is going on and it is getting very frustrating. I have already tried clearing the cache, deleting cookies, clearing history and it didn't help. I have also run SpyBot, but the problem persists. I would appreciate any advice. Thanks.

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Can anyone help please. I used a junk remover programme and uninstalled it along with 2 other computer boosting programmes, I now cannot load any office application or Word. The Windows Installer loads a pop up stating "preparing for installation" it hangs and can often refresh itself several times, over a couple of minutes before either completing a task successfully or giving an "error" message. This pop up is appearing for many different applications including Outlook Express, here it takes ages just to load a new message window and spell checker always comes up with an "error". Another message which appears when trying to load Word states.. " Microsoft word has not been installed for the current user. Please run set up to install the application." I've searched the microsoft knowledge database cannot find my specific problems. I have uninstalled and reinstalled windows installer and XP service pack 2 with little effect. An error cure programme I installed has cured a couple of problems, like the "new message" window now doesn't get the pop up or hang , but I still can't run spell check..I believe it to be a registry key problem, the message I get when trying to load word is.."Microsoft Word cannot open the necessary files due to windows installer error 1635. This patch package could not be opened. Verify that the patch package exists and that you can access it or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid windows installer patch package." with the Offic... Read more

Answer:error 1635 can't load any office applications

Belarc (click here) will reveal the codes you need (if your Word/Office install is still intact) and then you can try the cleanup click here;en-us;290301

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I keep getting this error message either on a game or many other application.  This never happened when I was using Windows XP but when I bought a new computer it had Windows 8.1 and the problem
started happening.  I have tried running the sfc/scannow and the sfc/fix along with running the Windows 8.1 Installation Media program to no avail.  Is there something I can do to correct this problem?  Thank you.
"A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if solution is available."

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Hi,Since last night my computer has been displaying the error message:"CPU fan fail, auto power off after 5 seconds."I have replaced the fan but I still get the error message and computer wont start. Any ideas?Cheers Dax.

Answer:CPU fan fail error message

If the fan spins, disable the warning in BIOS.

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hi can someone help me please, a friend of mine just upgraded her laptop from XP to VISTA ultimate all went well except for an annoying pop-up when she reboots, its a small box in the middle off her screen with the word "fAIL" in the middle, there is no other words anywhere on the box or screen, it can be closed with no ill affects, i have ran a search and destroy and all seams well there, i know it sounds like a trivial thing as on first glance its not causing a problem but i would be gratefull if someone could come up with a reason and solution for it.
thanks everyone in advance


Answer:"fail" Error Message

Run MSConfig and see if anything weird shows up in StartUp or Services.

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Sooo, I've been trying to figure this out for about a month now. Whenever I'm playing somethign in WMP it'll play for about 2-3 minutes and then randomly crash. It's with both audio and video, and no error message is displayed. I've tried installing all the regular codecs, I've uninstalled the program, reinstalled the program, rolled back to WMP 10 and none of it worked. A few days ago I used a system restore which temporarily fixed the problem...for one day. Any help you guys could give me would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Windows Media Player Crashes but no error message is displayed

Try VLC or Media Player Classic just google them and they're freeware... There is a newer one that plays everything. VLC plays everything including FLV flash from youtube.

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I have not been able to install the drivers for my HP C6180 All-in-one printer on my WIndows 7 Ultimate 64 bit system. Every other program installs fine, just the HP software is a problem (I have tried installing drivers for two different HP printers with the same results). When I launch the setup.exe program, it goes through the extraction process then it dies... I've watched it in the task manager and it disappears after 3 or 4 seconds. There is no error displayed but in the Winodws Application Event log it shows this error:

Faulting application name: Setup.exe_HP Installer, version: 13.0.445.0, time stamp: 0x4a734121
Faulting module name: Setup.exe, version: 13.0.445.0, time stamp: 0x4a734121
Exception code: 0xc0000094
Fault offset: 0x0009861b
Faulting process id: 0x1208
Faulting application start time: 0x01cb097bf1c05c54
Faulting application path: C:\Temp\7zS23FB\Setup.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Temp\7zS23FB\Setup.exe
Report Id: 30562e0f-756f-11df-9df9-b345c0fa58a6

Answer:Setup Program runs for a few second then dies - no displayed error message

Hi rmcghieHave you tried the latest driver from the HP site.If not you can download it here.

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What happened is, a friend of mine told me that when she was playing games in the internet, it suddenly disconnect and now, any applications that she clicks on will go saying "Error diagnostic file saved to C:\user\compaq\appdata\roaming...".
Her antivirus software is also not working.
Please help if you know how to fix this problem! Thank you!!

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I'm using someone else's PC and it's a XP home edition with 248 RAM. The only thing I've done to the system is yesterday Windows update prompted me to install the SP3 update since it finished downloading. I went ahead and did it and it SEEMS that after that things started going wrong; the only other thing I could think of is an 1 click maintainance done by Glary utilities.

Now whenever I shut down any application, it doesn't close properly. Instead, the error pop up comes up telling me the application wasn't closed down properly and would I like to send the error report. Of course either button I press it crashes the application.

For instance, if I had two instances of IE running and finished with one of them and closed it down, this error would crash both. I tried system restore and in normal Windows environment SR wouldn't initiate and shut down by the error message. I then tried system restore in Safe Mode but now the error messages are still present even if the system's now rolled back to SP2.

I also have problem installing new applications.

Help! I want to fix this as this is someone else's computer.

Thanks tons in advance.

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Upon the opening of some applications, I become prompted with an error message which says the following.

Page 1 -> work -> On Click, Line 6: Argument 1 must be of type string.

Any ideas on what this means and how to fix this?

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Hi all-
I first encountered this problem while working on my screenplay in Final Draft, a screenplay program: "Final Draft has encountered a problem and needs to close. Sorry for the inconvenience."
After it happened several times, I figured the file was corrupted, so I converted it to a word document. Then I got the same error message, saying that "Office 97 etc. etc".
Today the computer shut down on me while using the Internet and Adobe Acrobat. Same error message, different applications. I'm losing it! I have so much work to do, and everything keeps shutting down on me.

Out of desperation I tried doing a System Restore to about a month ago, but I don't know yet how that's working.

Any of you kind folk know whats going on, and how to help?

Many thanks,

Answer:Same Error Message In Multiple Applications

How long has this problem been happening?

Right click your "My Computer" icon on your desktop, select "properties"
Click on the "Advanced " tab
Select "Settings"
In the box that opens. "Startup and Recovery" remove the check mark to the left of "Automatically Restart"

The next time your computer does a restart it will show you a BSOD with an error code and other information which will help in diagnosing the cause.

Please post that information so we can help further.

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hi i have an error message when i use an application like control panel, etc...this is after i ran antivirus on says "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, file u many not have ...etc..." pls help as i will have an application to remove...and also other games like Dota, etc.. i cant access it ..thnks mch in advnce..

Answer:error message running applications

Windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have appropriate permissions.What?s annoying about this message is that sometimes it has nothing to do with permissions at all! Here?s a couple of possible ways to fix it, depending on your system.Note: First, restart your computer in Safe Mode (only XP and Vista) and see if you can open the file or programs in question. If so, it?s not a ?real? permission issue, it?s a program or process on your computer that is giving the error.Method 1 ? Windows Server 2003 Terminal ServicesFirstly, if you?re running into this issue on a Windows Server box running Terminal Services, your problem can be narrowed down to one or two things.The best solution that has worked for most people is to simply uninstall Internet Explorer enhanced security configuration.If that doesn?t work, another thing you can do is to add the server name to the list of Trusted Intranet Sites in IE. //servernameMake sure to log off and back on in order for it to take effect. If you?re not running a server, read on.Method 2 ? Turn off anti-virus or firewallIf you are having this issue in Windows XP or Windows Vista, then your problem is probably related to an actual permission issue.Norton Internet 200X, Bitdefender, AVG anti-virus, Trend Micro 200X can all cause this problem. If you have any of these programs installed, make sure to disable them and test it you can run programs, open files, etc.If so, then you?ll have to ... Read more

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I bought my notebook last weekend and I can't seem to do the BIOS update (from 1.30 to 1.40). I am using Vista 32 Home Premium SP1 (which came pre-installed in the laptop) and after downloading, unpacking and running the file provided by the TOSHIBA website (PO10140M.exe) I get the following error message:

C:\Users\Dado\AppData\Local\Temp\iscA516tmp\insyde flash.exe could not be executed.

I am sure this is the right file, because this was the one mentioned, after filling every field in the BIOS update search screen.

I don't understand what is wrong, since the laptop is brand new.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Answer:Cannot update BIOS in Satellite A300-1ID (PSAGCE) 0 Error message displayed

Are you administrator?

Try right clicking the BIOS file and select "Run as Administrator"

Also disable your virus scanner, it may be blocking the BIOS update.

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I left my laptop alone and on for a couple of hours and when I came back to it displayed an error message under windows boot manager.
It says windows failed to start and a recent hardware or software change might be the cause. It asks me to insert my windows installation CD, and if I don?t have the CD then to ring for assistance but unfortunately I can?t really find a number at the moment.

It also reads this:
Status 0xc000000f
Info: an error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data.

Does anybody know how to deal with this, or has this happened to anybody before?

Answer:Re: Satellite P200-1EE - displayed an error message under windows boot manager


Maybe this article can help

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Started receiving this message a few months ago???? I read another similar thread that said to search hidden folders and files so here's my results:(mag_hook.dll ----- C:\WINDOWS\system32)(narrhook.dll ----- C:\WINDOWS\system32)(NeroSearchTrayHook.dll----C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib)(QOEHook.dll ---- C:\Program Files\eTrust Internet Security Suite\etrust Anti-Spam\QSP- ---- C:\Program Files\CA\SharedComponents\PPRT\bin)(mslhook.dll ---- C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Ebgube\6\Intel 32) Any suggestions as to how to stop the error message? Thanks, Jill

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Ran Windows Update on wife's computer today (Biostar A75-MH mobo, AMD A8-3850, 8Gb DDR3-1600, 64Gb Samsung 830 SSD boot drive, Win7 x64) and upon restart it froze at 35% installing the updates. After it did nothing for 30 min I rebooted. It boots to the desktop but with an error box saying failed to load sortbls.nlp. Explorer isn't working, can run any programs, Start menu won't come up, just sits with the blue circle spinning. Tried to run system restore but the 11-15 one disappeared from the list when I tried to run it and now just shows the only restore point as Windows Update Critical Update from today which fails. Startup Repair says no problems.

Any suggestions?


Answer:fail to load sortbls.nlp error after Windows Update froze

Use System Restore to revert back to a date before any updates may have been applied.

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I have had a continuing problem that pops a Devices or Applications Disabled error message of "'CD Recording Software' will cause Windows to become unstable. Click here for additional information" when I boot my PC. Clicking does not do anything but close the error dialog box. I tried to load an old version of "Easy CD Creator" and it stopped me part way through (just after my trial version of "Nero" stopped). InCD still works, so I have not worried about it.

This is just a nagging problem - I think. I have had it for over 6 months and not worried about it, but now I am having other problems.

I have run "SFC /scannow" and it reports no problems.

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I have another error message that I don;t know what it is:

Under Event Viewer > Applications

Thanks in advance

Answer:Error Message/ under Event Viewer > applications

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Dell Dimension 2350 - Intel 2.00 Ghz processor with 775 MB memory - VisionTek Radeon 7000 series video card with 2 monitors - the only thing that shows up in the Device Manager is a disabled PCI modem (disabled since I am using a DSL service). Windows XP Service Pack 2.

I have had a continuing problem that pops a Devices or Applications Disabled error message of "'CD Recording Software' will cause Windows to become unstable. Click here for additional information".

Clicking does not do anything but close the error dialog box. I tried to load an old version of "Easy CD Creator" and it stopped me part way through (just after my trial version of Nero" stopped). InCD still works, so I have not worried about it. It has been only a nagging question, but ....

Answer:Devices or Applications Disabled error message

17 reads, but not one reply. Wrong forum? Different website?

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I am getting a LoadApp fail error message at start up - dialogue box as big red x. PC is ok otherwise but it is annoying.I would be grateful if anyone can help in clearing this problem.

Answer:LoadApp fail error message at start up

Any more words in that message or is that it?

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Need some help, guys. WinXP Home. Had a problem and uninstalled my old Office97Pro, then tried to reinstall. At the end of the reinstall I get "Updating System", then "Htmlmarq.ocx was unable to register itself in the system registry." and "Install unsuccessful".

Anybody know why? Heck, I don't even have to know why: anybody know what to do?

Note: I did a Custom Install, including all components except Bookshelf and CD based stuff.

Answer:MSOffice Reinstall fail: error message

Update: If I uncheck and don't install the webpage tools, the install works. I now have office back on the puter, but the webpage tools (html builder, etc.). Anyone know why, or how to fix this?

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I have a Mustek 600 III EP Plus parallel port scanner that I am trying to install to a Dell Optiplex GX260. The  scanner was working fine on my "old" computer. I have researched and read  several suggestions; none of which helped. I have checked and ECP mode is enabled. When I try to use it, I get the message " fail load".  When I go to scanners and cameras, it does not appear there. It shows no scanner at all. I have reinstalled it 3 times.  I hope some one has the solution to this. I also downloaded a new driver.

Answer:Scanner message "fail load"

What OS are you running? Have you got the right drivers for that OS? Is it the same OS as on the old computer? In particular, have you moved from Windows 98/ME to Windows 2000/XP/Vista? parallel port scanners are pretty old nowadays, I had an Agfa one about 7 years ago, it never worked properly with XP, kept vanishing. I think you may have to bite the bullet and get a modern scanner. That Mustek was a new model some time around 1996!

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I have recently bought a Satellite A210-183 with an AMD Turion 64X2 processor , ATI X1200 Graphics card , 2 GB memory , 1,3 build in webcam and may other features.

After 1 day use and as I had tried all features and worked normally , when I tried to open my webcam , I had the message " GRAPH RENDER FAIL "..

I restart the laptop and one time worked normally and other time showed the same message. I decided to return the labtop back to the shop for changing it as there is a term at this shop that change the machine within 7 days after buying it.

Certainly the shop changes the labtop with a new one. When I started again to install some of my programs on the labtop such as ( msn & yahoo messenger , Nero , office , Sony ericsson Pc Suite and 1-2 other programs and as I had already tried to use the webcam and worked normally ) after some restarting I receive the same message when I try to open the webcam...." GRAPH RENDER FAIL "

Do everyone knows the reason why I received this message and I cannot open the webcam??I get on crazy and I do not think that the problem comes from the labtop.Maybe something else such as a operation program ....

Please someone with something similar helps me .

Thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite A210-183 has error message "GRAPH RENDER FAIL"

I have a satellite A210-158 and have exactly the same problem it works , graph render fail then doesnt even open please please please someone help.
it is driving me insane.

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started receiving the error message "the application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\0041.DLL is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette"My Norton Antivirus says my machine is clean - Vundo Fix says my machine is clean - SPYBOT says my machine is clean??Yet i still get the error message, following is the log that HijackThis has created and i am not up-to-speed on this kind of thingcould someone advise me - thank you -steveLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:50:15 AM, on 5/7/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_S10IC2.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Pure Networks Shared\Platform&... Read more

Answer:When i start applications i receive error message about "not being a valid Windows image file"

Hello, and to the Malware Removal forum! My online alias is Blade Zephon, or Blade for short, and I will be assisting you with your malware issues!If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Before we begin cleaning your machine, I'd like to lay out some guidelines for us to follow while we are working together.I will be assisting you with your malware issues. This may or may not resolve other problems you are having with your computer. If you are still having problems after your machine has been determined clean, I will be glad to direct you to the proper forum for assistance.Even if things appear better, that does not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions until I give you the all clean. Absence of symptoms does not mean that all the malware has been removed. If a piece of the infection is left, it can regenerate and reinfect your machine. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your ... Read more

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I've spent hours trying to install the Microsoft Home Use Program on my personal notebook PC at home with no success. My workplace enables me to purchase a licensed copy at a cheaper rate to put on my home computer, whilst I remain employed by them.

I click on the link to
Select the country "Australia".
Enter my corporate email address.
I enter the program code that work gave me.
I check my work email account and receive the email successfully.
I open the email which says "congratulations, you are eligible to purchase the home use program for $28".
I click on the green "Buy Now" button.

Then, this is where it all goes wrong.... Instead of taking me to the screen that allows me to purchase my license/product key and download the software to my PC, the screen reverts back to the previous one which asks me for my corporate email address and program code! I am going around in circles! There are no error messages.

I have tried turning off the antivirus program and I have tried cleaning and fixing my drives. I have a brand new ASUS notebook PC model PRO50G with stickers on it saying windows vista and intel pentium.

Can anyone please help me to install the home use program??! Thanks:)

Answer:Microsoft Enterprise 2007 Home Use Program Installation Fail, No Error Message

Right click on the the 'buy now' button and selct properties. Then copy and paste the http address that is listed there into your browser. Where does it take you?

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A few days ago I had a pop up about personal antivirus. I thought it was a windows update (stupid me) and installed it. I ran a few spybot and virus programs and had it all removed. but now the website pages for certain places do not work: mostly for sites where I have to log in. Any help is appreciated. THANKS

Answer:page cannot be displayed login fail

Tough luck. You can always try to reset IE:

Control Panel-->Internet OPtions-->Advanced-->Reset

This will take out all plug-ins, cookies, saved data, history, EVERYTHING, and return IE to default state.

If it still happens after that, you may not have cleared all aspects of the virus.

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Hello, I have a Thinkpad L 540 with Win 8 Pro and some applications are displayed very blurry.
What should I do ?  Win 7 has no problems with it.
Thanks for your help
Here an example:
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Hi all

New here and looking for some help. Issue is that when you startup the win 7 notebook it all runs as normal. As soon as you open an application such as the broadband connection software or even task manager they will not display properly.
The tabs have no text in them but you can select them but no information is listed.

any ideas?


Answer:display issues on applications where no text is displayed

This sounds like a virus or malware issue. If the hardware was at fault it would mean no display, or funny display behaviour, but not of the "logical" sort that you described. I suggest starting with MalwareBytes and using it to identify and remove threats. Other good free anti-virus offerings include !Avast Anti - Virus and Microsoft Security Essentials.

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I have Windows XP SP3. I have been infected with WINPC Defender. I went on line and checked out some sites they recomended Spy Blaster I installed this and the computer re-booted and now it gives and error message Booting GRLDR turning on gate A20 ..... Success and a black screen. XP Will not load

Answer:XP won't load error message Booting GRLDR error

Close this thread and mark it as resolved - then stick to your duplicate one.

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I was looking at an article on, trying to optimize whatever i could since my computer has been stalling at start-up. I disabled a few "start-up" programs and one or two other things that are listed int he article here: Optimize Your Windows 7 PC - PCWorld

Now every time I try attempt to open "msconfig" I receive this message in a dialog box.

"The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it."

Thanks in advance,

Answer:Error Message Displayed When Tyring To Open "msconfig"

I would do a repair install before you begin to encounter MORE problems ... This will not effect any of your installed programs... Repair Install

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I'm trying to load WIN XP onto a new clean hard drive (40G).

I have an IBM VetVista P4, 1.6 G.

I"m using a new recovery cd I got directly from IBM for my NetVista model.

It begins to load the files and an error message come up on a blue screen that says "The file adpu160m.sys is corrupt. Press any key to continue"

When I press any key it come up wtih the same message.

Appreciate your help; of course I'm sending this note from another PC.


Answer:Cannot load WIN XP, Error message

I'm not sure you can install it on a new hd from recovery disc. The recovery disc is linked to a 'hidden' partition on original hd which, when instigated, will revert to factory settings.

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Hi guys,

My freind has a dell computer with windows XP, which was running very slow. I carried out some maintenance i.e. uninstalled some unnecessary programs. I also ran 'msconfig' and unchecked some programs under the startup tab. Now when the computer starts, I am getting a very strange message to the effect of:-

'cannot load ■■■■■■■ '

Thats right a bunch of squares or ascii characters. I clicked 'o'k and got a similar message another three times. The computer is working but obviously not too pleased with the error message.

Any ideas about this ? Many thanks.

Answer:cannot load error message

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Answer:error message, can't load res dll

can somone please help me

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Answer:error message while trying to load OS

What service pack is integrated onto the OS disk? Do you have another disk to try?

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Applications initially fail to open & raise 0xc0000142 error, but sometimes open on second attempt. how can I solve this problem?

Answer:Applications fail to open

Maybe give Reg Cleaner a run if you have it installed.
I would also give Malwarebytes a run as well just to see if it finds any problems.

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I have two applications installed on my laptop that used to work, but now do not. I get the same error message for each. The error message states: The application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.

I have uninstalled via the windows add/remove programs under control panel and reinstalled both programs repeatedly to no avail.

What next? I am such a neophyte at this.

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I can not get any applications to initialize in XP, except for MS Office apps.

When I start any other app, I get the error message:
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Answer:Applications fail to Initialize in XP

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I'm running Windows XP PRO - sometimes, after booting up, my applications will not load. The timer comes up for a few seconds, then goes away. Some minutes later, the application appears in the task bar - several times, if I've made several attempts to start the application, such as MS Word. I was advised to run Scandisk but can't find it anywhere.

Answer:applications sometimes fail to start

"Scandisk" is called chkdsk in XP.To run it open My Computer, right click the C drive and select Properties. On the Tools tab run Error-checking. Probably worth defragmenting afterwards as well.

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I have just upgraded my friends computer from win 98 to win 98 SE. All is going reasonably well but I can't seem to get past an error to reload her Hp psc 750 all in one (printer, scanner,copier I think!LOL) When I try to load the software an error message comes up that says "Error cannot find HPolngo7.dll" At this point the install aborts. Any ideas on what I can do or where I can go to get the missing dll?
One other question I have. Think I have the answer to it after much time searching on the internet today but just want to double check with you all. When the computer is started up we get an error message that says"RUNDLL cannot find the file Loading C:\progra~newdot~newdot~2 DLL. So far what I have found says it is spyware. Is that right?
Thanks very much for your help.
Dorothy E

Answer:Error message when trying to load a printer

1) Newdot~2 is spyware. Get a copy of Spybot and scan your system.

2) Don't use the install cd that came with the printer. Go to HP's website and grab the latest copy of the drivers.

*Note* The driver file is approximately 50MB so if you are not on broadband either order the Cd or be prepared for a long wait =:0

Also, HP's can be picky. Follow the instructions exactly.
If that doesn't help post back.

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Earlier it was a whole string of letters and numbers.
Someone sugested that I need Flash, but I have Flash 10
I've tried deleting cookies, and restarting the computer.
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I have dsl.

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When I try to load a program, like AVG I get an error message with XUL Runner at top then message box with Error App: Name not specified in application.ini

Not sure what is going on here. Anyone know how to move on with this?

Bob Hagan

Answer:When I try to load a program I get error message

Are you using Mozilla?


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When I try to start firefox this is the error message I get

Proxy Server Refused Connection

Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections.

The browser is configured to use a proxy server, but the proxy refused a connection.

* Is the browser's proxy configuration correct? Check the settings and try again.
* Does the proxy service allow connections from this network?
* Still having trouble? Consult your network administrator or Internet provider for assistance.

Answer:Firefox won't load error message

nevermind i resolved the issue.

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On booting up Windows ME I receive the message "Unable to load sys.dll". Tried Scandisc to repair damaged file. Tried a registry cleaner. Tried the Restore function. All to no avail Though it appears to not adversely effect the working of the computer. It is quite irritating.Any suggestions very gratefully received

Answer:Error message "Unable to load Sys.dll"

Selective startup options in MSCONFIG including,Load Startup group items ? Process System.ini file "checking"Process Win.ini file Load static VxDs Load environment variables

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Brothers computer has an issue....

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Intel UNTI, PXE-2.0 (build 082) Copyright ( c ) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
For Realtek RTL8139 ( x)/8130/810X PCI Fast Ethernet Controller v2.13 (020326)
PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM

then it flashes really quickly, "operating system not found"

and the message starts over and will not load Windows.

Answer:Windows XP Won't Load - Error Message

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hi everyone
i have a problem with my computer..i get this error it is called a "wjview error " and the message is "error: could not execute main: the system cannot find the file specified", and also my windows loads sooo slowly i mean i see my desktop but it takes like a min before i actually see my firewall and nav icons. this error message comes up during that process of loading...i am running windows xp pro...
thanks in advance

Answer:error message and slow load

look here

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! ! Qcx0000034 ! ! 251/69108 (_0000000000000000.cdf-ms)

What's amazing is that the door opened without a problem for me. So there was nothing wrong with the cdrom door. Now this is the first time I've really had to deal with Vista because I've heard too many bad things about it. So does anyone out there have any idea what this code means?
The computer is over a year old and it is out of warranty or else I would have told them to call the manufacturer.

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Yesterday after installing Google computer began to snag and hang and then it just froze up. I rebooted it and now my desktop won't start menu, no tool bar, etc...just the wall paper and nothing else.

An error box pops up saying that Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close, then nada....just the wallpaper.

The error says:

faulting application explorer.exe version 6.002900.3156, faulting module deskbar.dll, version, faulting address 0x000060sf

I got here by doing ctrl + alt + del and then chose Mozilla foxfire.....

Under task manager, explorer.exe is not showing, so I can't end the process there

I tried to restart in safe mode and do a system restore, but when I got there, it said that I could not restore to any date other than today's date?

I can't think of anything else to do. Also, when I restarted in safe mode...all my icons are there.

Any advice would be welcome.

ETA: Please....16 views and no one has any thoughts here??? I just need to know how to fix the error.

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Whenever I start my computer the Windows 98 screen shows up then it goes black and says "Windows Protection Error: Please press any key to restart" I press any key and that crappy looking orange lettering from Windows 95 comes up: "It is now safe to restart your computer"Well I restart my computer and tusn out its not safe. I get the message saying Windows was shut down right and I can choose if I want to start in Safe Mode. I can get into safe mode all right but if I start in normal mode I get the same "Protection Error" message. I have Windows 98 SE HP Pavilion191 MB RAMGeForce 2 MX 32MB

Answer:Windows Won't Load - Error Message

How long have you been running 98se?Did you reload or re-install the OS recently?Do you have virus protection?Do you still have the 98se OEM disk?What was the last task you were doing before this happened?

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I am using Windows XP Pro and Office 2007. Every time I open PowerPoint, I get the error message "PowerPoint couldn't load the add-in." There is no file name mentioned with this message. When I check the PowerPoint options, and look at Add-Ins, under COM ADD-INS there is nothing; under PowerPoint Add-Ins there is nothing. i do not see any add-ins that i have put there... I attach the initial screen when I open the Add-ins in the options. Can you help me find out why this error message and how to get rid of it?

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Answer:Error message upon load of halo

you're running DXDIAG while you're trying to play? 

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On some occasions when I start my computer I recieve a error mesage i.e. Validation failed for C:\PROGRA~1\ZONEALA~1\ZONEAL~1privacy.zap. The firewall then does not load, and on some occasions the message stays on the screen and will not delete, which means re-starting the computer two or three times before it loads properly. I run Windows XP with an Athlone 1800 processor, I have removed the Programme and re-installed it, but still the problem persists. I would appreciate any help to rectify this annoying problem. Regards johnbull

Answer:ZONEALARM will not load after error message

Is this ZA pro with the passwords set in id lock?it may be telling u someone has tried to find out your info,when u reinstall u need to delete the file that is usually in a temp file in doc settings/your user name/temp they dont show up unless u set show all files and then if the file is corrupt may not anyway.You could always try reinstalling your info.Regards.

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I have a small LAN containing three Windows 7 systems, all of which experience the same symptoms that some installs of applications not necessarily the same one create this problem: On some installs a padlock appears on application folder/files and the Programs and Features control panel icon has generic icon and installed size is missing. Using the Properties | Security in Explorer display shows No permissions have been assigned for this object. in the Group or user names block. Obviously the install process is failing, but in most cases no error is recognized until the application is activated.
Ive tried restoring the system to a virgin state, from WHS image, but the problem reappears.
For many of the install I use Remote Desktop via an XP Pro system, a haw; it happen with local installs as well.
Ive searched online for similar problems without success; it must be my search parameters.
The Windows 7 systems were installed from boxed DVDs, update to the latest patch level, MS apps Office, Live Essentials, Windows Security Essential, etc. with all updates applied. Then the process of install necessary apps/utilities required; this was the state of the restored image. My plan is to install subsequent apps until it fails.

The Questions:

Do you have any suggestion(s) for starting point to finding the failing point?
You have though why an install would fail without indicating an error message?
Or anything else?

Thank you for taking the time to read/respo... Read more

Answer:Some applications fail to install correctly.

Are all the involved accounts administrative?

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any idea as to what this means..most things appear to work after a system restore however keep get annoying popups on startup stating; eg, apvxdwin.exe application failed to start because vcl50.bpl was not found..

Answer:applications fail as VCL50.BPL cannot be found ?

Are you using Panda anti-virus, it seems it's a missing .dll file from that application. try re-installing Panda.

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windows installer service not accessed


trying to load new soft ware (roxio easy cd/dvd creater / photo suite/ a game for my daughter etc etc ) that i purchased and i get the message when i start to try and load the software off the cd's.

" The windows installer service can not be accessed. this can occur if you are running windows on the safe mode, or if the windows installer is not correctly installed. contact your support personel for assistance"

Is there something i can get off my xp install disk to make this error message go away....i don't think i changed any settings recently

system notes: windows xp / pent.III/ 512 meg ram/ and a cd-rw in as the "d" drive.... master
the new dvd burner is in as slave in the "E" drive and windows DOES recognize it
__________________ Thanks all

Answer:can't load new soft ware....error message

this will help,if that doesnt work try this
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Answer:error message 'failed to load resource DLL'

failed to load resource DLL

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Answer:error message unable to load pages

jarani - if this has just happened recently you could try a "system restore" - restore to a date prior to the problem occurring.

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Answer:getting a error message that says couldn't load xpcom

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When I am on the internet and just looking at regular sites like yahoo or local news sites using IE I get strange error messages like:

"Sorry, we couldn't find http://%24pixelhost/serve/fb/pdc%3FuatFilter%3Dtrue"

I get different messages but it always starts Sorry, we couldn't find http://......

The page is mostly loaded then I get the message and a list of suggested sites. Its not always pixelhost but this is the most recent error I recieved. It almost seems to be random because I can not make it happen but it happens enough to be annoying.

Any suggestions would be great.

Answer:Web pages don't fully load before error message

This looks like DNS redirection.

The concept is whenever a webserver reports Error 404 (page not found), many ISPs
will intercept the Error 404 and reproduce what they think is a user friendly help reply
which clearly it AINT!

Suggest you change the DNS settings in your router or manually on the PC itself
to as the first DNS entry - - this is the google DNS
and a request for will reply

Server not found

Firefox can't find the server at
For page content like scripts and graphics, the missing webresource is just ignored

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how can i get rid of this message at start up of XP

Answer:error message cannot load windows 16-bit prog

click Start /Run and type msconfig. Click the Startup tab and uncheck the program it's trying to load.

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Windows XP boots with error 'Cant Load Res_dll'.

Answer:on boot up error message, cant load Res_dll

Uninstall your Linksys software & then reinstall.Uninstall Linksys software

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Answer:Error message 2 every time I try and load iTunes

Take a look here to uninstall/reinstall enter link description here

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This is a Sony Viao Laptop. It is not equiped with an integrated floppy disk drive. The CDrom does not work, however it is equiped with an external CDrom. All bios settings have been reset to factory specs but its does not boot XP. always get msg "cannot load operating system" The question is this. It seem the harddrive may have been formated and there is no way to use a startup disk or the recovery cd's to reinstall XP. Is there anything that can be done? Network to another sys, etc. Any ideas? This puzzles me. I am worried that the computer does not recognize the external cd rom and recovery cannot proceed. Infact, I do not know how to install the neccessary drivers for the external cdrom much less installing XP. I want to try everything short of replacing the factory cdrom which broke. (read expensive, prolly can replace it with labor). Any Ideas? Humorous comments expected.

Answer:Error Message "cannot Load Operating System"

Humorous comments expectedDid you hear the one about the....Welcome to Bleeping Computer!I need some clarification. How did you reformat the hard drive, I mean, how did this happen? Are we SURE the hard drive in this laptop still works?Is the external CD ROM connected via a USB port?

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when i load internet explorer i get an error message saying internet explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. can someone please help me with this? i have windows xp.

thanks, erika

Answer:when i try to load internet explorer i get an error message

erika84 said:

when i load internet explorer i get an error message saying internet explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. can someone please help me with this? i have windows xp.

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Hi there and welcome!

What version of Internet Explorer are you using?? Perhaps your browser has been hijacked or corrupted in some way. If it's possible, see if you can provide a little more detail or insight to this problem. (Did IE ever work properly.....what else is running or active as far as programs when this happens...etc. etc.) One of our experts may have you run and produce a HijackThis log for further diagnosis but don't do it unless someone specifically asks you to.

Good Luck !

Pete C.

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computer was full of spyware and viruses. ran adaware and tried to run norton but said i had to delete and reinstall.

after i deleted norton i now get 2 error message boxes when i boot up can not load script control and an ok box.

i also can no longer access in my windows xp system restore and help and support.

Any ideas would be appreciated im at a loss.

Answer:Error message can not load script control

jade367 said:

computer was full of spyware and viruses. ran adaware and tried to run norton but said i had to delete and reinstall.

after i deleted norton i now get 2 error message boxes when i boot up can not load script control and an ok box.

i also can no longer access in my windows xp system restore and help and support.

Any ideas would be appreciated im at a loss.Click to expand...


I have exactly the same problem. [email protected] I promise if I figure it out I can email you...or try to send you a message here. Can you do the same. It is a very frustrating problem. It has also affected me using email and chat programs.


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I have a huge document in AMI Pro 3.1 that I have been working with for years, All the sudden the photos in the frames won't load. Error message reads "Cannot Create Temporary file or Frame. Frame content will not be displayed." It does this on all my back-up copies too. How can I fix this and get the pictures back?

Answer:Error Message...Framed photos won't load

Use this to clear out your temp files.ATF Cleaner Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program. Under Main choose: Select All Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browser Click Firefox at the top and choose: Select All Click the Empty Selected button. NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browser Click Opera at the top and choose: Select All Click the Empty Selected button. NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.For Technical Support, double-click the e-mail address located at the bottom of each menu.This will remove all files from the items that are checked so if you have some cookies you'd like to save, please move them to a different directory first, or use CCleaner.

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I had to restart my system when it hung while writing to CD using Adaptec 'Easy CD Creator'.

The system came up after hard reboot, but most applications fail to start. I've used Windows 'Safe Mode' to post this.

Except for Windows Explorer, Task Bar, and some applications running in the background (system tray), all other applications (Firefox, IE, Outlook, etc.,) fail to start -- even simple Windows commads such as command shell (cmd.exe), desktop properties or msconfig.msc fail to start. No errors are thrown.

Note: Task bar showed firefox process running, but the browser never popped up.

It seems like there's something wrong with explorer.exe.

There are few errors and warnings I captured in the event log (using Safe Mode, the event viewer wouldn't open in normal mode):

System details:

Dell Dimension 4400
Pentium4 1.8 Ghz
Windows XP SP2

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Application Hang
Event Category: (101)
Event ID: 1002
Date: 2/14/2009
Time: 3:49:12 PM
User: N/A
Computer: ROBERT
Hanging application explorer.exe, version 6.0.2900.3156, hang module hungapp, version, hang address 0x00000000.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at
0000: 41 70 70 6c 69 63 61 74 Applicat
0008: 69 6f 6e 20 48 61 6e 67 ion Hang
0010: 20 20 65 78 70 6c 6f 72 explor
0018: 65 72 2e 65 78 65 20 36 er.exe 6
0020: 2e 30 2e 32 39 30 30 2e .0.2900.
0028: 33 31 35 36 20 69 ... Read more

Answer:Solved: Applications fail to start in Windows XP

Welcome to TSG, Robert.

Reset Internet Explorer...
From the Internet Explorer menu, click Tools | Internet Options.
Click the Advanced tab.
Click Reset.
On the Reset Internet Explorer Settings window, select Reset.
Click OK to exit the Internet Options menu
Close Internet Explorer and restart it for changes to take effect.


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I have begin getting the following error when I run most applications

"Name of Program".exe - Application error

The instruction at "0x732e7800" referenced memory at "0x732e7800". The memory could not be "read"

Click on OK to terminate the program

Click on CANCEL to debug the program

If i let the error message just sit there the application will launch. If I ok on it it zapps my window.

I've been able to run Microsofts Anti-Spyware it detects nothing.

I Have run HiJackThis The log follows.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:47:46 PM, on 10/25/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\vstskmgr.exe
C:\WINNT\sy... Read more

Answer:Getting Memory 0x732e7800 read Fail on Most applications

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Dear all,
I seem to have got a virus even though Symantec is installed.
Symptoms were:

initially very little started up
use task manager to see what what user programs running, killed process verdsid.exe (multiple times) and more started running
hundreds of Dr Watson errors for every startup application
10.tmp system process is running , cannot kill
have got MS word and Internet explorer and file explorer to work
lot of other applications are faling
cannor run control panel-system
can run DOS command window and use DOS commands , regedit does not work though
cannot run accesories...system restore

Last changes
Opera web browser installed

Any suggestions?

Answer:Windows Xp startup problem - many applications fail

Dear all,I seem to have got a virus even though Symantec is installed.Symptoms were:initially very little started up use task manager to see what what user programs running, killed process verdsid.exe (multiple times) and more started runninghundreds of Dr Watson errors for every startup application 10.tmp system process is running , cannot killhave got MS word and Internet explorer and file explorer to worklot of other applications are falingcannor run control panel-systemcan run DOS command window and use DOS commands , regedit does not work though cannot run accesories...system restoreLast changesOpera web browser installedAny suggestions?Thanks,RonHi Ron,This link might point you in the right direction:[url] [url]just copy and paste into your browser.regards,chameleon437

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Hello:I've been experiencing multiple issues on my Dell Inspiron 531 with AMD Sempron 2.31 GHz Processor running Windows XP Home Edition Version 2002 with SP3. The machine has 2 GB of RAM and a 40GB HDD. It uses an NVDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 display adapter.Initially the display adpater would unexpectedly fail resulting in a system lockup and requiring the machine to be restarted.However, another more serious issue developed the a few days ago. The appearance of the Google home page changed and the system became very slow so I suspected something and attempted to run my Norton Internet Security software. It needed a new subscription, so I logged on to attempt to renew, but as soon as I opened Windows IE 7, it immediately shut down. Shortly after that, I received the following message "RPC service terminated unexpectedly. This shutdown was intiated by NT Authority \system." So, I tried to renew again using Google Chrome and it failed the same way. Finally, I used Safari. I was able to upgrade to Norton 360 4.0 and let it do it's thing. I also ran MBAM and followed the instructions it gave. The system is running a lot faster now.However, when I restart I receive at least three (sometimes more) messages that an application has failed to initialize. Sometimes it is one instance of rundll32.exe, sometimes it's a few, and some times it is all the apps in my system tray. Additionally, I still get the error that started it all: "RPC terminated un... Read more

Answer:RPC Terminated Unexpectedly - Applications Fail to Initialize

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you let... Read more

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heres the message I get when I try to launch Yahoo Instant Messenger

Error: Signature
APP.NAME: Ypager.exe
ModName: Unknown
Offset 00000000

what is causing this?

Answer:Yahoo Messenger WONT LOAD ERROR MESSAGE

try a re-install

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I had installed "Adobe Premiere Elements 1.0" and it worked fine. I tried to use it several months later and it wouldn't start up, stating that it could not load any audio drivers. It suggested a reinstall, which I have tried several times, and still does not work. All other programs related to audio seem to work fine. Thought that maybe some virus junk messed it up somewhere inbetween my first use and subsquent tries. Anything in the log look like it could be related? Or for that matter anything else bad in the log that is/could cause me trouble?Thanks!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:37:31 AM, on 12/5/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\... Read more

Answer:Error Message Stating Can't Load Audio Driver

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you.
I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.

I don't see anything in your log that indicates malware, but if you still have reason to believe that malware may be present post back here with a new log and any additional information that you have and we'll take a look at it.

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After several days of frustration I am turning to the experts for help with this error message/ possible virus.
this is on a Dell PC, OS: Windows XP Media Edition, Service Pack 3

Last week started getting the following error message upon start up
"The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\POWRPROF.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette."

I checked AVAST, it was stopped and could not be restarted I have the(most recent version of Avast). Tried to load Boot Scan of Avast, but after trying to enter the options for boot scan, Avast wouldn't "take" the options and nothing happened. Could not repair AVAST from Control Panel.
Downloaded the Avast uninstaller to uninstall Avast uninstalled Avast
Downloaded a new copy of Avast, when I try to install it I get the same POWRPROF.dll error message.

Using MSCONFIG, I clicked startup and chose "Disable All" so that nothing loads automatically, (previously when all the installed programs were loaded at startup the Error message started every time I turned on the PC

Updated and ran Malewarebytes, perfomed Quick Scan scan found two problems, one a virus one a cookie issue, Malewarebytes deleted both for me.

Tried using Restore from main menu (Accessories, System Tools) cold not access Restore.

Today I downloaded Avira (which I had been using on this comp before Avast), Avira downloaded fine, performed a scan automatically which found noth... Read more

Answer:powrprf.dll error message, avast and other programs won't load

Might be fixed, after running CC cleaner and Glary to clean up the registry and delete temp files (over 2000 registry problems found in Glary!), I uninstalled Avira, and copied the POWRPROF.dll file from my other XP machine, I renamed the one on the problem computer with "OLD" and copied the new one in the system32 location.

I was then able to successfully install Avast, so maybe somehow that one file was corrupt....

I will now schedule an Avast boot scan just to be safe.

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I was running the "windows live onecare safety scanner" (which doesn't seem to be particularly safe to me!) on my desktop and when I came back to check on the scan I found the following error message on my black screen:

"Windows could not start because of an error in the software. Please report this problem as: load needed DLLs for kernel. Please contact your support person to report this problem."

XP home is not able to boot, not even in safe mode. Every time I start the computer I get the same error message.

Does anyone know how to fix this problem?



Answer:error message: load needed DLLs for kernel

run windows repair using the windows disc

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