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RunDLL file question and problem

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  • Started 2 years ago by Raskin
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Raskin
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I have been getting a Rundll32 file error when rebooting. My computer has been crashing again and again. I have been reading to find out what programs should I run on start up and found this RunDLL32. After reading here and following directions and downloading the process explorer for my XP system this is the file path that come up in the properties of the RunDLL32 file. Hoping someone can tell me if it is a good file or bad and if it should be on my start up process?
Thank you!

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Raskin
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"C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe" /d C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL timedate.cpl

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warlock
warlock
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http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....t-running/ I guess you read this.

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Raskin
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Yes, but dont know how to read the command line to see if it is valid or a problem.

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warlock
warlock
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http://www.howtogeek.com/forum.....replies=12 Read this thread may help.

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Xhi
Xhi
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There are NO, repeat NO, entries that must be in startup. Only those programs like your antivirus and firewall, if any, that you would have to physically have to start yourself.

time date .cpl changes the Time zone. Unless you somehow need to mess with your time zone every time you boot up you do not need that entry and it should be disabled.

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G41M
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Maybe your computer reverted back to original bios date/time. Maybe its Windows trying to tell you to check/set your date and time on the computer.

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