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dr watson postmortem

by leju / February 25, 2005 2:52 PM PST

Hello:
I have a problem. Every time I try to open "My Computer" or explorer an error message comes up stating that Dr. Watson Postmortem Debugger has failed and asks whether or not I would like to send an error report. No matter what I do after this my computer fails and I must close the process through Windows Task Manager in order to get back to normal.
So, I would like to know what I can possible do in order to get rid of this problem. I have read every other post on various websites regarding this topic but nothing has worked. I must admit that I am not a programmer or anything but I am rather competent at computer use in general. If anyone knows how to get rid of this problem it would be greatly appreciated because I need to be able to access "My Computer". Thank you

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what have you done prior to the error..
by Gakada / February 25, 2005 4:55 PM PST
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did you install something?

and what is the exact error message.. then try to search in google.

Notes: its probably incompatibility problem in some of the software.

try to uninstall any utility you have, one by one.. (you may installed it back later on)

i.e. After I install SP2, I get the drwatson message, and I fix it by uninstalling spywareguard (and reinstall)

Good Luck

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See if
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 25, 2005 7:55 PM PST
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