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14-Feb-2001, 01:54 PM #1
When I turn on my new computer (IBM Netvista X40i) a Daetek online window always pops up on the desktop after starting and I have to click it closed. Is there a way to not have this window or any others open when I start up. I just want to turn on the computer and get to my desktop. Thanks.
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14-Feb-2001, 04:01 PM #2
Hi:you might want to take a look at 2 places.
Start/run,type in msconfig,I'm assuming win98,click on the startup tab.In there you will see a list of items,that if checked,will start when you boot.See if you find the offending program there and uncheck it.Also at the bottom of the list are 2 items,Load and run.See if it is in there,and delete it or comment out the Load/run statement.This will not delete the program,but just take it out of your startup task.
Also,start/run/programs/start-up,see what is in there and delete anything you don't want to start at boot time.
Hope this helps.
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16-Feb-2001, 10:58 PM #3
Not sure if this will work but it is worth giving it a shot.Go to Desktop. Then go to my computer. Then go to control panel. Then go to add/remove programs. Click on windows setup. If the program that pops up is there and is checked, uncheck it and see if that helps.
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