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Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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When you open Task Manager in Microsoft Windows XP, you may receive the following error message:
Microsoft Task Manager has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience
If you view the data that the error report contains, the following error signature may be listed:
App Name App Version Module Name Module Version Offset---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------taskmgr.exe 5.1.2600.1106 ntdll.dll 5.1.2600.1217 00000342
This problem may occur if a previous installation of a service pack was not completed successfully.
To resolve this problem, reinstall Windows XP Service Pack 1 or install the latest Windows XP Service Pack. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 843143 - Last Review: 12/08/2015 07:30:33 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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