DWWIN.EXE error when shutting down Windows XP.

  Daibus 10:09 06 Sep 06
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Everytime I shut off Windows Xp I get an
error message about a file called dwwin.exe.

I searched for it and I have that file in my Windows\System32 directory, DWWIN.EXE-30875ADC.pf in my Windows\preftech directory and also C:\1386\DRW.

Is there any way I can stop getting these error messages?

Many thanks.

  ACOLYTE 11:11 06 Sep 06

Right click on My Computer/Properties Click on Error Reporting.After selecting Disable error reporting and uncheck the notification about critical errors.

Then Click Start/Run type services.msc in the run box.You'll want to find error reporting service on the list and then right click on it and select properties,change the startup type to disabled if it isn't already.


Hopefully this should stop the errors.

  Daibus 11:28 06 Sep 06

Many thanks for your reply.

I have XP Home installed in Spanish so will have to double check on the correct way to progress.

  Daibus 10:02 07 Sep 06

Discovered that the file DWWIN.exe was trying to finish a process when the computer was shutting down.

Then I read that Logitech could be a culprit so as I have a mouse by that manufacturer, I disabled it in the start up process and I now know longer get that error message at close down.

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