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Random errors, but how are they connected?

I have multiple things that my Dell Studio 17 will do that all seem to happen at the same time, but don't seem to be related. Here is what happens:

  • Flash player stops working and crashes browser
  • Bluetooth devices will not connect
  • Skype crashes
  • iTunes will not open

I have no idea how any of these would be connected, but the all seem to happen at the same time. I am going to reinstall the OS soon, but I just would like to know for curiosity's sake.

Thanks for your help!

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Andrew I'm going to make a guess that you are probably using some form of Windows. The most likely common cause I can think of would be a shared dll that has become corrupted somehow. I believe your planned OS reinstall should clear your problem by replacing the dll. To be on the safe side I would install the programs one at a time and use them for a day or so before adding the next. That could help you find what is causing the dll problem. Hope this helps you. Ralph

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One easy attempt to repair it is by using system restore. look it up as it's different to access between operating systems. All you need to do is choose a restore point on which the computer was working fine; really easy. good luck!

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