When you open the Family Safety Filter on a Windows XP-based computer, you receive the following error message:
“The procedure entry point IsThreadDesktopComposited could not be located in the dynamic link library USER32.dll”
This issue occurs when the dwmapi.dll has been installed in the Windows\System32 folder.
Note: dwmapi.dll is a Windows Vista file that may have been installed by another application.
To resolve this issue, remove the .dll file by following the steps listed below:
Click Start, and then click My Computer.
Double-click the hard disk icon for the drive where Windows is installed. In most cases this will be C:\.
Double-click the WINDOWS folder, and then double-click the system32 folder.
Browse to the file dwmapi.dll.
Right-click the file, and then click Delete.
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