troubleshooting Question

nagging error message at windows XP start-up

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I have this annoying pop-up message that suddenly has started appearing at start-up of windows XP-right after I click on the user name and the settings are loaded. It says:

"Control MSMGR message"
could not load msmgr32.dll.

I click okay and it re-appears 2 or 3 more times before it finally gets the message and goes away. I tried the Microsoft KB and no reference is made to this at all. I've searched the KB here and nothing is shown. Even a google search didn't turn up much and most of the results that were returned are in foreign languages. There doesn't appear to be a negative effect on my system from this failure to load EXCEPT my monitor got really squirrely for a while-going into some really funky safe-mode type environment where my display was in 640 x 480 (should be 1024 x 768). I was also prevented from changing my display properties-when I tried it just kept reverting back to 640 x 480 and 16 colors. I reloaded my video card drivers, verified my BIOS settings and after a while (and several re-starts) it finally got back to normal. Then it happened one more time and I went through the same exercises and eventually got it back to normal. This is definitely a weird one. Anyone see this before or have any ideas?
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