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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cmvu, Oct 12, 2008.

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  1. cmvu

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    Hi! I was given a desktop by a friend which runs on intel pentium 4 with Windows version 5.1 (Build 2600 xpsp1.020828-1920: service pack 1)

    When I boot up, I received these 3 error messages

    avgcc.exe Application error.
    The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000022)
    Click ok to terminate the application.

    this is followed by:

    launch~1.exe Application error.
    The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000022)
    Click ok to terminate the application.

    and then followed by:

    PcSync2.exe Application error.
    The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000022)
    Click ok to terminate the application.

    Each time I click ok, it continues to boot.

    After going into windows, if I click on AVG, Nokia PC suite, the second error message appears.

    However, if i click on CC cleaner, Windows Washer, it runs normally.

    I am getting quite upset, and am thinking of reinstalling the Windows XP.
    However, I do not have the drivers softwares,
    What & how shall I go about reinstalling the Windows XP (I have the boot up CD). As for the other softwares, I have the files.
     
  2. 1SillyBilly

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    To learn about the drivers on your system, download and run Systen Information for Windows at
    http://www.gtopala.com/

    Another program that is popular is Belarc at
    http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html

    Make note of the hardware manufacturer and go to that site to download the latest driver. Save the setup files or the drivers to a storage disk (floppy, CD, thumb . . . )

    Don't do a clean install until you have all the drivers.
     
  3. cmvu

    cmvu Thread Starter

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    Thanks 1SillyBilly. I try that & will keep you informed. Once I have all the drivers/setup files, what should I do.

    Do I need to format, or do I just reinstall?
    By the way, the existing pc has 2 partitions with the softwares in D drive
     
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    I would try a Repair of Windows before doing a Clean Install - just my preference since I don't want to re-install all the programs and upload all the documents, favourites, mail contacts, e-mails . . .

    Here are some links for reading about Repair that you may want to check out before continuing.

    http://www.google.ca/search?q=repai...s=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

    Repair only :

    Installing Windows XP over Windows XP - 2003-07-25
    Your Windows XP isn't booting and you need to re-install Windows XP, well here you go:

    1.) Put your Windows XP cd in the drive and reboot the system to the cd.
    2.) It will go thru the search of your system, THIS NEXT PART IS VERRRRRY IMPORTANT....!!!
    3.) The 1st. time you see the screen, that will let you install or repair. SELECT INSTALL.
    4.) This will start copying things to the hard drive.
    5.) You will NOW see a screen, that will let you select to do a repair. THIS IS THE REPAIR, you want to install Windows XP over Windows XP.
    All your old programs and setting for them will still be there.
     
  7. vicks

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    I think the avg error may be from the antivirus avg. I would suggest going to the add/remove in the control panel, remove it. First download it from www.majorgeeks.com or www.download.com, save it in a folder ( I save mine in a folder marked downloads in my documents. Then after you uninstall the original one, reboot the computer then install the newer version.
    As to the other messages, I have no clue.
    Vicks
     
  8. 1SillyBilly

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    Many thanks to Vicks for noticing the AVG possibility. The most recommended free anti-virus programs are Avira and Avast. Search the General Security forum on this site. It depends on what you like. You might want to uninstall AVG and try one of the above. I use Avast. Either can be downloaded at

    http://www.majorgeeks.com/Avast_Home_Edition_d1968.html

    http://www.majorgeeks.com/Avira_AntiVir_Personal_-_Free_Antivirus_d955.html

    The launch~1.exe Application error may be tied into AVG not being able to load and run. Try the above suggestion.

    The PcSync2.exe Application error has to do with "pcsync2.exe is a process which belongs to the Nokia PC Suite which synchronizes your phone with your PC". . Read about it at these sites
    http://www.google.ca/search?q=PcSyn...s=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

    Proceed carefully - don't mess with the Registry unless you know what you are doing. You could first disable it from Startup through Run | Msconfig
     
  9. cmvu

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    Thanks guys for your comments & suggestions. I am currently backing up my drivers before considering what to do next. As such, I would be grateful for further comments & suggestions & possible solutions.

    As for Vicks comment, I tried to uninstall AVG but was not successful with the following error message :

    Local machine : installation failed
    Initialization:
    Error : Checking of state of the item file msvcr.dll_WNT failed.
    File opening failed. %File%="D:WINDOWS\System 32\msvcr71.dll"
    Permission denied.
     
  10. vicks

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    Suggest that you d/l reinstall avg, then you should be able to uninstall it.
    Vicks
     
  11. cmvu

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    Dear Vicks,

    I downloaded the free version from AVG, tried to reinstall, I got the same error message ie :

    Local machine : installation failed
    Initialization:
    Error : Checking of state of the item file msvcr.dll_WNT failed.
    File opening failed. %File%="D:WINDOWS\System 32\msvcr71.dll"
    Permission denied.

    I tried to unistall from Add & remove Programmes, from CC Cleaner's uninstall, even from AVG's uninstall, still got the same error message as above.
     
  12. 1SillyBilly

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    Try going into Safe Mode to uninstall it.
     
  13. vicks

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    I am not sure what else to do. Hopefully someone with more knowhow than I have will join this post.
    Vicks
     
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  15. cmvu

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    Hey guys, thanks for your suggestions, Finally.... I tried your suggestions 1SillyBilly... went into safe mode, & wonders... I was able to uninstall AVG!
    Not only that, I was able to install the newer version!
    Guess it was the older version of the AVG that is causing the problem.

    Now I need to try to update my windows to Service Pack 2 & try to reinstall the Vodafone Mobile Connect.

    Will keep you guys posted.

    Thanks a million.
     
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