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'This program cannot be closed' err msg

By joegerm ·
I'm getting this message fairly regularly on a Win2K (SP2) Server after I try to close a program at the console. Sometimes it's an MMC module (Manage Computer, SQL Enterprise Mgr) or the ARCserve software.

"This program cannot be closed. If it isbeing debugged, please resume it or close the debugger first."

When I click OK, nothing happens and the program is still running although not responding.

I have to reboot to clear this up.

Joe Germanoski

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Look in

by LordInfidel In reply to 'This program cannot be c ...

Check out the event viewer/ apps and system logs.

Look for any specific error messages.

There are many things that can cause this. Memory, program interaction with the os, programs interacting with each other. You just need to find the rightcombination before you can fix it.

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did some checks...

by joegerm In reply to Look in

nothing in Event Logs, no new hardware/software added. Logon/Logoff and Task Manager can't even close the hanging apps.

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