Computer newbies forum: Computer going to crash? Active desktop warning

by: Jenn22 July 15, 2004 3:53 PM PDT

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Computer going to crash? Active desktop warning

by Jenn22 - 7/15/04 3:53 PM

I have A Dell pc with XP.
In the last few minutes, I have
been getting a full screen message that
"my active desktop has had to close".
Then, I have to click on a button to restore
my active desktop. It suggested why this may have occured, but none of the reasons applied to me. The reasons it gave were involving if I had recently
changed my desktop background or installed a new program shortcut onto desktop.
Also, I have been getting numerous error
messages that Windows has encountered a problem and must close. I'm afraid it's going to crash, and it's giving me the willies!!!
A message about dll files popped up, but it disappeared
as quickly as it appeared, so I'm not sure what it said. sad
I have run AVG, Spybot, Ad-Aware, CWS, HJT.
My system is clean. I'm not sure what other info. to provide. Anybody know what I should do? Jenn22

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