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Shell32.dll Issue

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#1 skyfuser


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Posted 28 February 2008 - 09:49 PM

Currently using XP Home Media Center.
I don't know when or how this could have happened. I just came home after school, and tried to adjust automatic update settings. Then came this message:
(Title): RUNDLL
Error loading shell32.dll
Invalid access to memory location

I tried clicking some other control panel buttons, but it was either the message above or
Error loading C:WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll
Invalid access to memory location.

Apparently the error messages stop when Firefox loads. When I delete, bam it immediately won't load anymore.
I looked in the system32 folder and there was a shell32.dll file along with a shell32(2).dll file. Is the shell32(2).dll legitimate?
Anyone have ideas on the whole Firefox dependence thing?
Thank you :thumbsup:
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