Question about Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop
It sounds like a program you have installed is having an error on startup. Dwwin.exe is the executable for Dr. Watson, an error reporting program that comes with windows. Errors like this usually raise a red flag with me, and the first thing I always do is scan for spyware and viruses. If you don't already use them, I would suggest using Spybot - Search and Destroy, as well as Ad-Aware SE for spyware, and Panda Activescan and Trend Micro Housecall for online virus scanning. (using multiple programs is always a good idea so nothing slips by.) Next, I would check your startup programs to see what is there to determine what could be generating an error. Your computer could also be missing critical updates that could solve many problems (as well as scan for malicious software if you are using windows XP). You should run windows update through the menu in internet explorer. Methods for these solutions depend on which operating system you are using. If you need any further help, give a list of all your startup items and which OS you are using and I (or someone else) can give more detailed instructions.
Posted on Nov 20, 2006
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Restart or press on power button of the computer and keep pressing F8 until the "Advance Boot Options" menu comes up.
Use up and down arrow buttons to navigate the menu, select "Safe Mode" and hit Enter.
This time you won't see the computer blue screen error.
When the welcome screen comes up select Administrator and enter administrator's password(if you have one).
Click on the START button and navigate to the Accessories folder. There you will see a folder entitled "System Tools," navigate to that folder and click on System Restore.
In the System Restore program, make sure "Restore my computer to an earlier time" is selected and click NEXT.
Choose a date on the calendar that you want to restore your computer and click NEXT.
The last page of the System Restore will pop up with your date that you have chosen and click NEXT. The system will reboot and the computer blue screen will be gone.
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