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Rescueone

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HI Can someone please help me with this problem on XP. when I start the computer it comes up with a report that the"devldr32.exe has performed an illegal function" and has to be shut down. Then you have a choice to "send" or "don't send" a report. I've tried both send and don't sent but it doesn't make any difference the box closes but as soon as I open up any program it's back with the same thing and I can't press it fast enough it just keeps popping up, sometimes 20-30 times as a program is starting.

I've tried looking in msconfig and the startup in program files but it's not there.
I can see it when I ctrl, alt, delete. I then close down the two files but it dosen't make any differance the next program I open its there again.
Any Idea's on how to solve this problem would be gratefull driving me MAD
Thanks in Advance
 
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pinknosedpups

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This may sound a bit obvious but, I have done a quick search on my HD for file of same name and it does not seem to exist. Have you tried deleting devldr32.exe file?
 
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zman

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That file is to do with Soundblaster Live, go and update to the latest driver @ http://www.soundblaster.com/support/winxp


If that doesnt work then do this :

You'll need to replace the file called DEVLDR32.EXE with the version that comes on your the Windows XP CD, in i386/Drivers.Cab. Expand the cab Find DEVLDR32.EXE and copy it.

Then boot into Safe mode (Press F8 at startup). Run the Task Manager (CTRL+ALT+DEL) and make sure DEVLDR32.EXE isn't running; if it is select it and click End Task. Then copy the DEVLDR32.EXE file you extracted earlier to your Windows/System32 folder and replace the Creative labs version.
 
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Rescueone

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Thanks to you Both that should work it is on my hard drive as a hidden file .
So now I know its sound blaster thats the problem I'll sort it now and let you know the result
Thanks again :D
 
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Rescueone

Guest
Just Like to say thank you that worked a treat :D
It's what this forum is very good at sorting Problems like that.
Thanks again from A very happy XP user :D :D
 

gothic

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zman I cannot thank you enough, I've had that self same problem on and off for ages, and knew that it was Soundblaster related, but all I did was to re-install a known "Good" Image. Could illucidate further, but to what end??
 

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