DW20.exe didn’t start up as I expected

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DW20.exe didn’t start up as I expected. I’m currently Googling for answers.

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DW20.EXE – DLL Initialization Failed

The application failed to initialize because the window station is shutting down.
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DW20.exe didn’t start up as I expected

Culprits for this error are usually Internet Explorer, AVG or any other antivirus programs, most probably "Office 2007-10"
It is basically an "Application Error Reporting Tool", to disable it use DWReportee value of 1 to following registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftPCHe althErrorReportingDW
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftPCH ealthErrorReportingDW
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftPCHealthErro rReportingDW
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftPCHealthErr orReportingDW
In case of "Office"
Go to Regedit.exe.
Search and click this registry link "HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftOffice10.0Common"
In Edit menu, point to New and click DWORD Value.
Type DWNeverUpload.
Double click "New Value" and type "1".
Apply the settings.
Hope that works!!

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