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Dr. Watson problem

By ingeborgdot
Mar 30, 2006
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  1. I'm on Windows XP Pro

    Whenever I shutdown the system, I get what appears to be a Dr Watson type error (I'm guessing). The message says that dwwin.exe failed because the system is shutting down. I don't have to do anything though, the error goes away without having to be closed manually, and the the system shuts down normally.

    I'd like to get rid of this error even though it doesn't seem to be hurting anything. Does anyone know what could cause it or how to fix the problem.
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,644

    See Norms posts here - http://www.annoyances.org/exec/forum/winxp/t1029715523

    "Had this problem, here is what I did:

    Open regedit, go to:
    HKLM_SOFTWARE_MICROSOFT_WINDOWS_CURRENT VERSION_RUN

    If you have a logitech input device, or a Gravis gamepad input device, you need to
    modify the value of the registry key so that the application starts up in *belownormal*
    processor priority.

    Example:
    start /belownormal c:\windows\system32\Grxp4exe.exe /init

    "start /belownormal" is the addition you will make to the beginning of the line..."

    You`ll have to read the thread to find the exact keys you need.
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