For the past few weeks when my computer starts up I've been getting an error message- Java.lang.ClassFormatError- I don't know what to do. Other than the error message box nothing else seems to be wrong. What could be causing it?
What programs do you have loading at startup? Try this. If you use Win98 go to MSCONFIG and remove the startup programs. Reboot. Add the startups back one by one until you get the message agin. That may pinpoint which program is throwing the runtime error.
Unusual. It sounds like a bad java based program wants to run at startup. If you go to the site below, download the StartupLog zip file, unzip, run it and post the StartupLog.txt (not stubbpaths.txt) file it creates in your next post -- maybe we can figure it out.
Once the Startuplog.txt file is displayed, click edit>select all>edit>copy, then paste the copy in your next reply.
OK- I tried what Mosaic1 posted and when I took off 2 programs-Etraffic and Load QM- from startup the message stopped appearing, I haven't narrowed it down to which one of the 2 was causing it. But, it is gone. I don't even know what either of those starting up are. Anyhow THANKS!!!!
WOW-Very helpful-Thanks a bunch. It WAS etraffic causing the message, but I went ahead and disabled the LoadQM, too. I'm going to the website you suggested right now. Thanks for all the help, I had NO clue about what to do.
Downloaded Adaware and scanned my hard drive-I had 58 components to delete! I had no idea there was that much spyware on my computer. Thanks!
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