For example, this messages which seemes only to pop up on http://scifiwire.com/
"Microsoft Visual C++ Debug Library - -
Program: C:\ Program files\ Internet Explorer\ iexplore.exe
Expression _CrtIsValidHeapPointer (pUserData)
For information on how your program can cause an assertion failure, see the Visual C++ documentation on asserts.
(Press Retry to debug the application)
Abort - Retry - Ignore"
None of those options do anything and the computer freezes forcing me to re-boot.
A few days ago this pair of silly error messages came out of nowhere:
"hpqthb08.exe Application error - The application failed to initialize properly
(0xc0000135) Click on "OK" to terminate the application."
"DiscUpdateMgr.exe Application error - The application failed to initialize
properly (0xc0000135) Click on "OK" to terminate the application."
I discoverd these, although annoying, are nothing serious. I'm at a loss on how to make them go away though.
The HP updater seems to be running all the time and it's causing problems. I think I was able to uninstall it and remove it from start-up.