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When I login to Windows, an Explore.exe – Application error message box pops up. The error says “The instruction at “0x10026134” referenced memory at “0x00000000”. The memory could not be “written””. Click ok to terminate or cancel to debug. If I click one of them, the Start button and task bar disappear. The only thing I can do is hit Ctrl Alt Delete even if I leave the error message up I can’t click anything.
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I have seen a similar error message before, I'm not sure if it is the same or not. Sometimes it has to do with the way the motherboard and your RAM interact with each other. You might try updating your motherboard bios to the newest version.
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Do you have a valid XP cd?

If so, place it in your CD ROM drive and follow the instructions below

Start > Run > cmd then type

sfc /scannow (note the space)

let this run untill you get a message saying it is complete.

sfc - system file checker, retrieves the correct version of the file from %Systemroot%\System32\Dllcache or the Windows installation source files, and then replaces the incorrect file.

If you want to see what was replaced, right click My Computer > manage, expand event viewer > system.
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this is somewhat common with malware programs that are poorly written

My suggestion is to drop into safe mode and see if you can disable the malware...drop into safe mode by tapping the f8 key during boot up, then go to the malware forum for more instructions
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