Program Not Responding And Hangs Until I Click End NowMar 10, 2005
When i close a program in xp 9 times out of 10 i get the message "the program is not responding" and just hangs untill i click end now .
When i close a program in xp 9 times out of 10 i get the message "the program is not responding" and just hangs untill i click end now .
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