"RUNDLL32.EXE - Entry Point Not Found" Error Message When You Start Your Computer

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When you start your computer, you may receive one or more of the following error messages:
RUNDLL32.EXE - Entry Point Not Found: The procedure entry point ThunkConnect32 could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll

RUNDLL - Error in NvQTwk Missing entry:NvCplDaemon
This issue may occur if there is a problem with your NVIDIA video adapter driver.
To resolve this issue, download and install the latest driver for your NVIDIA video adapter. For information about how to download and install NVIDIA drivers, visit the following NVIDIA Web site:Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

NOTE: If you cannot successfully start your computer, use the Last Known Good Configuration feature of Microsoft Windows XP. After you successfully start your computer, download and install the updated NVIDIA drivers, and then restart your computer.

For additional information about how to start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature of Microsoft Windows XP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307852 HOW TO: Start Your Computer by Using the Last Known Good Configuration Feature in Windows XP

Article ID: 330159 - Last Review: 12/07/2015 12:55:32 - Revision: 1.4

Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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