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Offline cbminstrel

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'dispatcher processing has been suspended'
« on: January 25, 2013, 02:26:25 AM »
Hi guys,

I don't *think* this is a virus, I think this is a computer thing, but thought I'd double check. I had just restarted after using adwcleaner to delete some stuff off the computer to make sure a toolbar was cleared out, and I clicked on 'settings' on my open firefox browser and got a 'dispatcher processing has been suspended' error box. My screen sort of locked for a few seconds before returning to normal, nothing seems wrong, but not sure what it means. Tried googling it, but everything was in such tech speak referring to it I had no idea what it even was, let alone if I need to worry about it or not! I've attached a screencap of the box. Thanks!

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Re: 'dispatcher processing has been suspended'
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2013, 01:07:16 PM »
Indeed, I've tried to Google it and did not find that much useful info to help you...
Does the error come from Firefox? Any other .Net program?
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Offline cbminstrel

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Re: 'dispatcher processing has been suspended'
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2013, 05:42:18 PM »
It happened when I was using firefox, and it's only happened the once, yesterday. What I couldn't work out was whether it was a windows error box, or a firefox error box...because it doesn't look like a regular windows error box, but it seemed, I dunno, very very techy speak and lots of ms and wins in it for it to have been a firefox one. And the whole system hung for a good twenty seconds from it, whatever it was.

Thanks for looking for me :)