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'OsThunkD3dContextDestroyAll' error


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#1 bluelight7

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 04:22 AM

I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium - Service Pack 1

So this is what happened - I turned my laptop on (Asus M51VSeries), logged in and then left it running for a couple of hours. I suspect during this time a Windows Update may have occurred which may be causing my problems. When I came back to the laptop, I noticed that the nice Vista Aero effect had disappeared and was replaced with the basic Vista theme. I restarted my computer and it was still displaying the Vista basic theme and also an error message appeared
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I then attempted to open Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3, which crashed immediately after opening. I tried this a few times which produced the same results. I was able to open up Firefox in it's safe mode though. I then decided to do a system restore as there was next to no information about my problem that I could find. The system restore was to a few minutes after I first switched my laptop on that day (15/09/2009 ) with the note 'Install - Windows Update' next to it. I completed the system restore, and found that the error message still displayed, the basic theme was still there, but I could go on Firefox without it's safe mode.

I have run a full Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware scan and it found nothing.

So basically I want to know how to remove the error message (which appears every time I re-boot the laptop) and get things running normally again!

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 08:42 AM

Why not try an older restore point?
I love Windows Vista Ultimate

Windows 7 RC no more :cry:

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 11:40 AM

d3d8.dll is a Direct3D DLL which gives support to games from DirectX controls version 8.

Try updating DirectX
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Posted 17 September 2009 - 12:46 AM

d3d8.dll is a Direct3D DLL which gives support to games from DirectX controls version 8.

Try updating DirectX



Just tried this, the installer said I'm using the latest version of DirectX)

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Posted 18 September 2009 - 10:08 PM

Any more help on this? The error is still appearing and the Vista Basic theme is still applied. I also found that I now can't view pictures on the photo viewer.


Maybe I should post in the malware section?

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Posted 19 September 2009 - 06:02 PM

you can give that a try
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Posted 22 September 2009 - 10:28 PM

Topic closed to avoid confusion with this one: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/258887/osthunkd3dcontextdestroyall-error/ ~ OB
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