/IDLIST;:516:2040 HELP

Im getting the error on /idlist;:516:2040 on startup.  I checked the msconfig file.  nothing unusual.  And the documents & settings window pops up with the error.
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Matt PessolanoAsked:
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fredimacCommented:
what form does this error appear in?  Event viewer?  Pop up window?  

more info please.

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Matt PessolanoAuthor Commented:
pop up window
LeeTutorretiredCommented:
Well, even though nothing seems peculiar to you about the MSCONFIG list, I would suggest that since the message appears on startup, it is probably some startup program that is the source of the problem (I could find nothing in a google search), so:  click on the Start button, choose Run, type in MSCONFIG (doesn't need to be all capitals), click OK.  Choose the Startup tab, deselect programs to run at startup by removing the check mark.  In Windows 9x/ME, you may need to disable just about everything except Explorer, ScanRegistry and SysTray.  In Windows XP, just click on the button for Disable All. Reboot and see if the problem goes away.  Then re-enable the startup programs one at a time, reboot, and when the problem occurs again, there is your culprit.
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fredimacCommented:
There are a bunch of similar questions on EE, perhaps one of them will lead you..


http://search.experts-exchange.com/search.jsp?query=+%2Fidlist&searchType=all¤tTAID=231&Submit.x=40&Submit.y=13
Matt PessolanoAuthor Commented:
i disabled everything and rebooted and the problem still occurs.
LeeTutorretiredCommented:
This could be a problem with viruses/trojans/spyware or other malware. Some free online virus scanners:

http://housecall.antivirus.com 

http://www.pcpitstop.com/antivirus/default.asp 

http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm 

Also try these free programs to rid your system of spyware, trojans, and other malware:

http://download.com.com/3000-2144-10194058.html?tag=lst-0-1
Spybot - Search & Destroy

http://download.com.com/3000-2094-10045910.html?legacy=cnet
LavaSoft Ad-aware  

I use BOTH of the above programs on my 3 Windows systems; what one program misses, the other catches.  Also make sure to download the most up-to-date data before you run the programs.

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