mpnotify.exe - Application Error

I have a work computer that is getting the error below when I log in.  The articles I have found mention that it has to do with windows update, but that is not the problem.  They disable windows update here and I can't even access it.  PLEASE DON'T POST A LINK UNLESS YOU READ IT.  IT PROBABLY HAS TO DO WITH WINDOWS UPDATE.  Sorry about the caps, but a ton of people dirty up posts with links and don't answer the question.

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mpnotify.exe - Application Error
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The instruction at "0x45525554" referenced memory at "0x00000000". The memory could not be "written".


Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on CANCEL to debug the program
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OK   Cancel  
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jackjohnson44Asked:
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gamma1983Commented:
mpnotify.exe > Multiple Provider Notification application

Has more to do with windows login on a network, rather than windows updates.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885423
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/XP/Q_23136305.html
http://km-dev.blogspot.com/2007/05/xpe-tip-37-mpnotifyexe-is-not-held-by.html
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jackjohnson44Author Commented:
thanks, but those didn't help
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alud10Commented:
Try disabling DEP protection by editing your boot.ini file and changing the line that loads your OS to have the "/noexecute=AlwaysOff" switch:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=AlwaysOff /fastdetect

I had the same error and that fixed it. I also had to disable memory protection in BIOS.
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zstokesCommented:
Does anyone have any other tricks that might be causing this?  I applied Microsoft's hotfix, but it didn't fix the problem.
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