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c:\WINNT.SBS\System32\MSPHLPR.DLL

The process terminated abnormally.

I get this message when I log on and the machine now runs like a dog...IE. 5 Minutes to just to log on. What the hell is going on??
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Article last modified on 10-06-1997
 
1.0 2.0
 
winnt
 

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The information in this article applies to:
 
 - Microsoft Proxy Server versions 1.0 and 2.0
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SYMPTOMS
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When the Winsock Proxy Service tries to start, it may fail with the
following error message:
 
Version 1.0:
 
   Initialization of the dynamic link library \system32\mspsec.dll failed.
   The process is terminating abnormally.
 
Version 2.0:
 
   Initialization of the dynamic link library \system32\msphlpr.dll failed.
   The process is terminating abnormally.
 
NOTE: This generates an event in the Event Log.
 
CAUSE
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The Winsock Proxy Service has been configured to try to startup as an
account other than System. The Winsock Proxy Service must log on as the
System account.
 
WORKAROUND
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Change the startup configuration in the Services applet in Control Panel to
Log on as the System account.
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Keywords          : kbother pxsconfig
Version           : 1.0 2.0
Platform          : winnt
Hardware          : ALPHA x86
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Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1997.


 

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