From: john on 08/24/2003
IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you start Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, you may receive the following error message:
Unhandled Exception c0000005 at address: 100016b8
PromulGate Universal has encountered a problem and needs to close.
This issue is caused by the DelFin Media Viewer.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
Remove DelFin Media Viewer from your computer according to the DelFin Media Viewer's manufacturer's instructions. For help with removing DelFin Media Viewer, contact the manufacturer, the DelFin Project, Inc. To do this, visit the following DelFin Web site:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate the Run registry key in the following location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion
Delete the Pgmonitr.exe string value. It may also be listed as DelFin Media Viewer in the Run list.
Quit Registry Editor.
Restart your computer.
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Last Reviewed: 6/12/2003
Keywords: kbprb KB811270