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i am getting this error message" firefox.exe entry point not found, the procedure entry point is ThreadDesktopComposited could not be located in the dynamic link library user32.dll" before Firefox opens up

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this is the only error message that comes up, then Firefox opens up

this is the only error message that comes up, then Firefox opens up

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This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

after i started getting add-ons

Installed Plug-ins

adobe,emusic, google, itunes, java, microsoft, quicktime, real arcade, real network, real jukebox, real player, RIM application Handheld loader, shockwave flash, and for Director, silverlight, vitual earth, windows live, windows photo presentation, yahoo application state, and i have 2 diabled

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moses
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This issue can be caused by a problem with the file c:\windows\system32\dwmapi.dll The file dwmapi.dll is a Vista file and should not be present in Windows XP.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969155 - On a Windows XP-based computer with Family Safety installed, you receive an error message: “The procedure entry point IsThreadDesktopComposited could not be located in the dynamic link library USER32.dll”

This issue can be caused by a problem with the file c:\windows\system32\dwmapi.dll The file dwmapi.dll is a Vista file and should not be present in Windows XP. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969155 - On a Windows XP-based computer with Family Safety installed, you receive an error message: “The procedure entry point IsThreadDesktopComposited could not be located in the dynamic link library USER32.dll”