Application Experience Log - Event 205 , also Event ID 219 and 4001 RRS feed

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  • The Program Compatibility Assistant service failed to perform phase two initialization (Event ID 205). I get this event ID, as well as Event ID 201 each and everythime I restart my Dell Optiplex 780, with Win7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1. About a month ago I upgraded from 32-bit to 64-bit and that is when I started to get the errors. There is not enough information in the detail for me to nail it down.

    I also get an Event 219 and in the detail is gives me the device as my Dell v313w printer. I have downloaded and install the 64 bit driver(s) and Programs to no avail. It happens everytime I restart this PC

    One last warning, an Event ID 4001 - WLAN AutoConfig Serive has stopped. I have gone into services and DISABLED it, however, something, somehow changes it back to Automatic start and starts the service...whay the ???

    These are the only 3 errors/warnings I now receive. When I first upgraded I had a gazillion errors/warnings and I have slowly whittled them down to just these constant and recurring problems. None of these events 'Seems" to affect anything, however it is like the "Check Engine" light on your dashboard - it is irritating me.

    Can anyone tackle and or all of these events? Give me a hint as how to proceed? I have looked everywhere, contacted Dell Support, the whole shubang = so far no help.

    • Moved by Mike Kinsman Monday, March 11, 2013 4:44 PM off topic
    Sunday, March 10, 2013 7:20 AM

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    Monday, March 11, 2013 4:44 PM