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runtime error 5

By dliby ·
A windows XP Pro computer has an error displayed on startup "runtime error 5". Prior to the startup the computer was scanned for virus' by Norton anti-virus software. The computer seems to run okay after clicking past the error message

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by sgt_shultz In reply to runtime error 5

does it do this in safe mode? if not, something is loading at startup and producing this error. in this time of malware, who knows what it is? you will have to sleuth it out.
try Start/Run/msconfig <enter> to see what is loading at startup.
if you just want to shotgun it, try running Ad-Aware spam remover freeware from www.lavasoftusa.com

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