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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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you start Microsoft WordPad, you may receive the following error message:
If you start WordPad by using the Run command, you may receive the following error message:
Microsoft Visual C++ Run Time Library:
Runtime Error! <drive>:\Program Files\Accessories\Wordpad.exe
Abnormal Program Termination.
Cannot find the file WordPad.exe or one of its components.
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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/142181/EN-US/ )How to Install and Remove Programs in Windows