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Data Execution Prevention Error message at startup

Hi

I get this error every time I start up the computer and I have no idea what it's from

I formatted and reinstalled Windows XP about 2 weeks ago and this started showing up only recently, but I don't know what I installed for this to come up

I do not have ant toolbars or adwares installed and I am quite sure my system is virus free

How do I find out the source of this error and how do I fix it?

OS: Windows XP Version 2002 SP 3

Comp: Dell P4 HT

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A frequent cause

A frequent cause of these issues is an outdated driver. Good a place as any to start.

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If it runs at startup ...

uncheck entries in the startup tab of MSCONFIG (run it via the start>run box) and reboot to find out which program it is. Be sure to make a note of the current settings so you won't accidentally forget to run your antivirus or so after finding the culprit.

Not sure to help, but it's easy to do, so worth a try.

Kees

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Assuming your Windows updates ...

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