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When I start up windows 7,sometimes a box shows.It says smalltalk v virtual machine stack overflow.What does this mean and what can I do to fix this if it's a problem?




You may perform clean boot and then check if the issue persists. It will start Windows7 by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs and helps to eliminate software conflicts.

The following link has steps showing how to perform clean boot:

Note: Please ensure that the computer is set to start as usual by following the step 7 from the article: How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows7:

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