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XP...programs not responding

I have a Dell Dimension 2350 with XP Operating system. Lately, specifically when I shut down completely I get the screen message that says "program not reponding". At the top of the box it says End Program and
It says program not responmdiong, please wait. If you choose to end you will loose unsaved data. At the bottom are two says End now and the other says Cancel. This only started recently. The system was reformatted at Christmas.
I also ocassionally get a "program not responding" during various operations...not all the time but on occasion.
May I ask what might be wrong and what I might have to do.
Many thanks...Miller

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Hi Miller

From what I can find this has something to do with Total Record software. Do you havethat installed?

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XP shutdown

Hello Roddy. I DO have Total Recorder software. should I just uninstall it and reinstal or just uninstall and forget it. Would that solve my problem???
Thanks, Miller

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Very possible Mil, I would try that

first, very possibly, something got corrupted in the program somehow or lost. If it worked before you had this problem then an uninstall/reinstall would probably work. IF you are no longer going to use it, just leave it uninstalled. The choice is yours.

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I think it worked

I uninstalled Total Recorder and then shut my computer all the way down WITHOUT seeing the error message. Hopefully yje problem has ben solved.
Thanks, Roddy.

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(NT) (NT) You're welcome Mil, glad we could help.
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Thank you

I have asked questions on this forum before and have always received helpful advice. I am far, far, far from being anything other than very limited in my computer abilities; so I appreciate all the help I can get.
Thanks again, Mil

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