Application error the instruction at " 0x03bf139e " reference memory at " 0x02bf139e " The memory could not be read.

I recently updated to windows 2000. now whenever i try to open Internet explorer (and a few other programs as well) I get the above message. Does anyone know the fix this? Much appreciated
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Start > Run rundll32 setupwbv.dll,IE6Maintenance

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Test the RAM

If you can swap out the RAM with known good modules for testing first if you can't do that then test the machine with one RAM module at a time until you tested every module. Other wise run the the following RAM testers.

NOTE IF THIS DOESN'T FIND ANYTHING WRONG WITH THE RAM THIS DOESN'T MEAN THE RAM IS GOOD you would need to swap out the RAM with known good modules for testing. However if it does find something wrong then chances are the RAM is bad.

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inverseAuthor Commented:
its not just Internet explorer, i used that as an example. i have problems starting other shortcuts to program on my computer. I checked the memory, but it all checks out ok( on multiple machines) any other suggestions? (btw i tried to search for this error on this page, but cant view the answers.....ill up the points for the fix) +250
inverseAuthor Commented:
I tried the fixes for IE but that didnt work. I checked the memory on other machines, but they all turned out fine. This isnt a problem with only IE tho. Other programs are giving me the same error. I tried searching fo rthis error on this site, but cant veiw the results. point value has increased. PLEASE HELP  :S
Give this a go. It just maybe a system file that is out of whack.

Try Start > Run

SFC /scannow

and see what happens.
You said you tested the RAM. Did you mean you test these modules in a different machine? If so that still doesn't rule out the RAM.
inverseAuthor Commented:
thank you all for your help... however nothing worked. I will however split the points between you guys for the effort you put into this.

Thank You,

P.S. anymore suggestions will be welcome. If you have more suggestions, please send me an email at

inverseAuthor Commented:
i had to pick an accepted answer in order to split the points. This is not the solution to this problem. A solution could not be found.

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