The suggestion from feb of disabling uPnP and SSDP discovery at start up seems to have worked (This appears similar to bretsky's suggestion as well). In addition, another application that was failing to initialize now appears to launch successfully. Should I expect any problems from having taken these actions?
Not knowing what your system comprises of, if you do experience any problems just reset the upnp and ssup services.
It is a known fact that xp has a "bug" in the system tray, not all my ions appear at boot up even though system say the apps are running, and sometimes I have to reboot to get them to show or go to task manager to end the app and then restart it, and then it dutifully appears in the tray, a pain I know.
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