I would stop it along with anything else that is not needed until problem is fixed, however, still waiting to see if explorer works in safemode. -----Original Message----- From: Bob Vandersteen [mailto:bvan@xxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 7:48 PM To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [pcductape] Re: Internet Explorer will not open At 05:33 PM 2/27/03 -0700, Bob Vandersteen wrote: >At 05:44 PM 2/27/03 -0600, Carl wrote: >>.... >>... I don't know why Rundll32 boots. I will uncheck it to see if >>that's the problem. I don't know what ctfmon is? > >Rundll32.exe = Required for Dial Up Networking. This also appears in the >Startup list if the resolution monitor (used to change monitor resolution >on the fly) is placed in the system tray even if unchecked in Startup. > >You may want to check out this URL for identifying startups... >http://www2.whidbey.net/djdenham/Printerdesktop.htm Here's a better one... http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_pages/startup_full.htm BTW, ctfmon = CTFMon is involved with the language/alternative input services in Office XP. CTFMON.exe will continue to put itself back into MSConfig when you run the Office XP apps as long as the Text Services and Speech applets in the Control Panel are enabled. Not required if you don't need these features. For more info on ctfmon see here. CTFMON can be disabled from Control Panel, Text & Speech Services 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. 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.