winnet.exe-DLL Initialization failed?

  Li_Icicle 15:27 13 Oct 2003

Everytime I shut down or restart my computer, there is always a popup saying "The application failed to initialize because the window staion is shutting down". Can anyone help me?

  spikeychris 15:50 13 Oct 2003

What operating system?

  Li_Icicle 11:48 16 Oct 2003

windows xp

  spikeychris 12:43 16 Oct 2003

go to event viewer and
look in system, is it showing it as an application popup,
with the following message "dwwin.exe ? dll

Do you use WindowBlinds?

  Li_Icicle 12:18 17 Oct 2003

I see the message but what do i do?
I don't think I use Windowblinds...

  spikeychris 15:31 17 Oct 2003

It is a part of the error reporting tool. It normally means that there
wasn't enough time to log an error

dwwin.exe is the "Dr. Watson" error reporting app on your computer.
Basically, when you are shutting down windowss, there is somthing running
in the background that is crashing during the shutdown process. This will
cause an error, and Dr. Watson is trying to open to report and analize the
error. However, Dr. Watson can not open because the system is shutting
down. That is the meaning of the error.
Some of the applications that can cause this are:
Gravis Gamepad, Norton Antivirus, and Messenger

Before shutting down, press CNTL-ALT-DEL and "End Task" on any one
of these programs. You may have to do it a few times before it works.
Then try shutting down. Use the process of elimination until you find the
application that's causing the problem.

  Li_Icicle 14:14 20 Nov 2003

Sorry for the long reply, I forgot my password... I tried ending tasks annd processes but I still can't find it but I used Spybot and now the application popup doesn't come up anymore. Thanks for helping anyways.

  superscot99 10:16 26 Nov 2003

i am running norton anti virus also, so poss the cause of my prob is there.
though i have also noticed that i non longer have a name in my user box while i am runnning task manager.

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