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Rundll32 stopped working

Running Vista Home (dutch) edition.
When I click on a Mpeg Icon (on an external HD) I get the above message.

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You may have some corrupt files in your computer, I would suggest you do a disk check
Hold down the windows key and press R type in cmd and press enter
in the cmd window type in chkdsk /F /X C: you will probably have to restart the computer to perform the operationg if you don't want to restart you can simply type in chkdsk C: or you can also do the check from going into my computer right click on the c drive select properties then tools and disk check.

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FOR WINDOWS XP AND VISTA:

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FOR MACINTOSH OSX:

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If a drive letter disappears, that's your HD. If nothing disappears, then the computer no longer detecting the HD.

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Create Desktop Shutdown/Lock/Restart/Hibernate Shortcut Icons In Vista


1. Right click an empty area of your Desktop
2. Select New>> Shortcut
3. In the text box titled: "Type the location of the item:" Enter the Command for the particular shortcut you would like to create. I've listed all of the commands below that activate their respective shortcut:
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Lock Rundll32.exe User32.dll,LockWorkStation
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6. Once you have named you shortcut, click "Finish". Your new shortcut will now reside on your Desktop. Simply double click the icon to activate the command.


Note: If you do not like the look of the "default" icon that Vista has given it, you can change the icon to a different one. Here's how:

1. Right click the shortcut icon
2. Select Properties
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On servers running Microsoft Windows :
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Or
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On servers running other operating systems and as an alternative method for servers running Microsoft Windows :
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FOR WINDOWS XP AND VISTA:

1. Make sure that the HD is properly connected to the computer.
2. Right-click 'My Computer' or 'Computer' folder and then go to "Manage".
3. Locate and click Disk Management.
4. Then, take note of the drive letters that will appear on the screen.
5. While the Disk Management window is opened, unplug the HD and check which drive letter will disappear.
6. If a drive letter disappears, then that is your external 250GB HD. You may reformat it to make it work again.

NOTE: Reformatting the HD will erase all the files saved in it. You may want to bring your HD in any data recovery center to retrieve the important files. If the HD didn't show up under your Disk Management, then there's nothing that we could do but to bring your HD in to the Data Recovery to save the files.

FOR MACINTOSH OSX:

1. Connect your HD to the computer.
2. Click 'Go' (located near the Apple icon, Finder, File, Edit and View).
3. Select Utilities and then click the Disk Utility Icon.
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