LoadApp fail

  lightfeet 23:18 09 Jun 2006
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This afternoon a problem with accessing my CD/DVD writer was solved in under 2 hours by members of this Forum. I am hoping this next irritation will be solved just as quickly!
On Start Up, I receive “LoadApp fail” notice. This has been happening for the past few months but since this is merely an irritation I have lived with it. Using Advanced Uninstaller I have tried disabling all programms except Task Tray but it still occurred. What should be looked at next please?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23:36 09 Jun 2006

LoadApp fail usually due to a device driver not loading properly have a look in device manager for and items with yellow exclamation mark, rick click and select properties for an error code if you find any.

  lightfeet 23:55 09 Jun 2006

Thanks Fruit Bat /\0/\, nothing found in Device Manager. It shows everything working OK

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 00:06 10 Jun 2006

check start up programs by looking in startup folder and by
Start - run type msconfig
look under startup tab

  lightfeet 01:00 10 Jun 2006

Have now isolated it to CTL Task that appears to be causing the problem. Can you suggest what the next step should be?
Am off to bed now - will carry on in the morning

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:20 10 Jun 2006

ctltask - ctltask.exe - Process Information

Process File: ctltask or ctltask.exe
Process Name: Creative SB Audigy Taskbar

Description:
CTLTask.exe is a process installed alongside SB Audigy and provides support to this configuration utility. This program is non-essential process to the running of the system, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.

Uninstall and reinstall your Sound blaster Audigy drivers

  lightfeet 23:10 11 Jun 2006

Thanks Fruit Bat /\0/\, have done as you suggested which has solved the problem. Once again, many thanks for your help

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