Launching problems after some time running
Posted on 2002-05-03
After about half a year problem-free running my W98SE, I now encounter a problem launching programs from Windows Commander, MS Office Shortcut Bar and even attachments in Outlook Express.
This started (most surely) after I installed "Startup Delay" a ZD-net found program that delays the start-up of various programs according to settings to enable the most important programs to start up fast.
I uninstalled "Startup Delay", but the launching problem did not disappear.
Actually the launching problem only starts after running for five or ten minutes. Normally I only work with Outlook Express&IEv6, Windows Commander, ImageXpert, Notepad and have the MS Office Shortcut Bar.
I can still launch those from e.g. Quick Launch (left-below)but not from whithin other applications.
When I get fed-up and Shut Down, there is always one program running that needs to be killed, but it does not tell its name ;-)
Someone can give me a clue where I might be looking for? In the registry, under Ctrl-Alt-Del, in Windows....