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"There was a problem with startup.dll."

  1. #1

    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1

    "There was a problem with startupscan.dll."

    It may or may not be caused by microTorrent.
    Whenever I'm downloading something overnight I close my laptop lid instead of putting it to sleep.

    When I open it again, there's this error message (I may not have the wording correct):
    "There was a problem with startupscan.dll"
    "Startupscan.dll is not a valid win32 application"

    This window disappears as soon as I touch the trackpad or click a button. Googling hasn't brought up anything relevant and i can't find it in Event Viewer so far, so I have no idea what is causing it.
    Last edited by FuturDreamz; 21 May 2014 at 10:14.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1

    it showed up again. neither uTorrent was running neither was the lid closed or the display off. but it was idle for five minutes.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1

    hello? anyone? I know this means that my computer s acting up a bit, and i'd like to know a direct fix instead of a complete nuke and reinstall.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1

    Anyone got a copy of this file (Win 8.1 - 64 bit) - I also have this issue and don''t want to have to rebuild just to get rid of it.
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