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Illegal operation

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Jayanti, Apr 22, 2004.

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  1. Jayanti

    Jayanti Thread Starter

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    When I try to open Windows spreadsheet I get an illegal operation notice:"This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down." Sometimes when I am shutting down my computer I will receive a notice:"Dd help, An error occurred inyour program.To keep working anyway click ignore and save your work in a new file. To quit this program click close."
    No matter what I click I then get the illegal operation notice.
    I have no games, but have downloaded Dx with no results.
    Any suggestions?
     
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    Go to http://housecall.trendmicro.com or http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm and click the Scan Now link to run a free on-line virus scan.


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    Get, install, update and run free Ad-aware (and its HexDump plug-in) from http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

    First in the main window look in the bottom right corner and click on Check for updates now and download the latest referencefiles.

    Make sure the following settings are made and on -------ON=GREEN

    From main window :Click Start then Activate in-depth scan (recommended)

    Click Use Custom Scanning Options' then click Customize' and have these options selected: Under Drives and Folders put a check by Scan Within Archives and below that under Memory and Registry put a check by all the options there.

    Now click on the Tweak button in that same window. Under Scanning engine select: Unload recognized processes during scanning and under Cleaning Engine select: Let windows remove files in use at next reboot

    Click proceed to save your settings.

    Now to scan just click the Next button.

    When the scan is finished mark everything for removal and get rid of it.(Right-click the window and choose select all from the drop down menu and click Next)

    Restart your computer.
     
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