Solved Criteria over Winxp Annoyances!

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October 22, 2014 at 00:42:40
Specs: Windows XP, AMD
Hi dear folks,
My desktop running Winxp 2nd edition, and whenever I turn off the PC, the message pops up in the screen by saying that End Program CTFMON.EXE and then EXPLORER.EXE.
Under above those circumstances, I ran AVG2015, but it didn’t work to remove those problems.
I will be waiting for your reply!

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October 22, 2014 at 03:23:18
Try this & lets see if it stops everything.

How to Disable the Language Bar and Remove CTFMON.EXE

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October 22, 2014 at 04:57:44
"My desktop running Winxp 2nd edition"

Do you mean SP2? Why haven't you updated to SP3? Maybe that's at least part of your problem.

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October 22, 2014 at 17:32:00
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I don't know that that's anything to worry about. CTFMON.EXE runs in the background when Office is running:

When shutting down, some things may be closing slower than you'd want causing the message to pop up. I get that sometimes with some AOL-related programs. You might run MSCONFIG and check the 'startup' tab and see if you've got stuff running in the background you don't need. I assume the message pops up for a few seconds and then windows goes ahead and shuts off?

But if it's preventing a shutdown--and depending on what the Explorer message means--then something else must be going on.

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