Upgraded to Ie7 getting event ID 1040 on all PCs

Posted on 2009-02-20
Last Modified: 2013-12-08
No-one seems to be having any issues but its writing to the event log multiple times a second

The description for Event ID ( 1040 ) in Source ( Internet Explorer ) cannot
be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information
or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be
able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and
Support for details. The following information is part of the event: .

How can this be troubleshooted - No errors in Application / Security / System logs
Question by:dcchapman
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    dcchapman--These two IEFixes are fast to try.
    Also try running IE without Add-ons.  Start|All Programs|Accessories|System Tools|Internet Explorer (without add-ons)
    If no luck uninstall and reinstall IE7.  This reference may help maximize the chance of an uncorrupted install.

    P.S.  Google has lots of hits for Event ID 1040

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