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Win ME: Desktop Message - Rundll32 has caused an error in KERNEL32.DLL Rundll32 will now close

by Graham101 / April 23, 2004 4:01 AM PDT

Every time I start up my computer I get to the "Desktop" and the following error message appears:

Rundll32 has caused an error in KERNELL32.DLL Rundll32 will now close

If I click OK the error box goes away and the computer appears to run OK.

Can anybody advise as to what causes the problem and also how do I get rid of it.

Many thanks in advance for any help or info.

Graham

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Re:Win ME: Desktop Message - Rundll32 has caused an error in KERNEL32.DLL Rundll32 will now close

I also receive a similar message, but I usually get it, if I have had the computer on for quite a few hours, and if I am running too many programs that are using up too much memory.

Perhaps when you start your computer, you are loading too many programs to run in the background that are sucking up your pc's memory...................

I am not saying that this is the answer to your problem, but this is what I have noticed happpens to me

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Re:Re:Win ME: Desktop Message - Rundll32 has caused an error in KERNEL32.DLL Rundll32 will now close

katt

Thank you for your advice. However I only get the message when I start up the computer length of time that the computer is on doesnt seem to make any difference.

If I get any further info I will let you know, thank you for the info.

Graham

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Startup control with MSCONFIG or STARTER or your choice.
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Many Thanks-Success-Rundll32 and KERNELL.
by Graham101 / April 26, 2004 2:35 AM PDT

Bob,

Just a quick email to say thank you for your advise. I went to the STARTER that you recommended and have managed to isolate the DLL problem.

Once again many thanks and CNET gets my vote.

Thank You
Graham

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