Hi Sandi, Hi Scott, I downloaded the SP1 updates and that fixed it. Thanks, Carl ----- Original Message ----- From: "Scott McNay" <Wizard@xxxxxxxx> To: "Carl" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2003 10:21 AM Subject: [pcductape] Re: GINA Logon error > Hi Carl, > > Sunday, November 9, 2003, 8:28:51 AM, you wrote: > > C> My Windows XP Professional machine has an error > C> message when I reboot that is nagging me. The message is: "GINA > C> Logon: winlogon.exe - Application error. "The instruction at > C> "0x00c72740" referenced memory at "0x0000001b". The memory could not > C> be written. Click OK to terminate the program. > C> Click on Cancel to debug the program. OK" > > C> When I click OK to terminate the program, the computer reboots; > C> when I click on Cancel to debug the program, the computer loads > C> ok. A search at google revealed that GINA is a "Graphical > C> Identification and Authentication" module for Windows 2000; I'm > C> running xp prof. Even more confusing is when I do a search > C> atwww.microsoft.com knowledge database and it tells me "RESOLUTION > C> To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows > C> 2000." > > GINA is responsible for the login screen that you see (unless you have > it set to log you on automatically). It's found in both 2000 and XP. > There's a MSGINA, which is Microsoft's version, and there's a NWGINA, > which is Novell's version. > > You might try doing a system restore to a day or two before the > problem started happening, or, if that fails, try downloading and > reinstalling SP1. Don't forget to reinstall the patches afterwards. > > --Scott. > To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.