What are the fault buckets:
for those crashes according to the Problem Reports and Solutions Center
I would be less worried for you if it was just happenign in one application.
If it happens across applications, that's slightly stranger. Is it just
Real and Firefox? Does Real work right if you run their player As
Administrator? It's possible that their code simply isn't non-admin
Speaking for myself only.
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"Rick" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I get this error when updating certain programs via their internal updater
>mechanism. For instance, RealPlayer has a menu item 'Check for Update' on
>its Tools menu. I click this, it goes out to its web page and starts
>downloading files for its internal patching/updating process. When I click
>'Install' it starts the process but eventually generates the message:
> RealPlayer has stopped working
> Windows can check online for a solution to the problem
> -- Check online for a solution and close the program
> -- Close the program
> Clicking the "View problem details" link displays various Problem Event
> Names. If I then click "Check online for a solution..." it never finds
> anything, and everything eventually closes/crashes and RealPlayer never
> gets updated.
> I get the same error dialog whenever Firefox needs to update one of its
> add-ons, but with Firefox I can just close the error dialog ('X') and then
> Firefox does continue loading and it does get updated.
> Seems like there's something off with Windows for me but I'm not sure
> what. Any thoughts?