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C:\Program Files\Common at start up

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by keenrw, Apr 22, 2006.

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  1. keenrw

    keenrw Thread Starter

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    Hi All

    I get the above window open whrn my pc boots up , how do i get rid of it please ....

    A very happy Liverpool fan :)

    Rich
     
  2. redhat9

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    Go to Start>All Programs>Startup folder and check and see if a shortcut to open this folder is in there.
     
  3. keenrw

    keenrw Thread Starter

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    Nope nothing is in there

    Rich
     
  4. Dan O

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    Try running MSCONFIG and select the Startup tab. And look for what may be causing the folder to be displayed. You can uncheck and re-check items to locate which one it doing it.
     
  5. keenrw

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    Hi mate

    Yep i have done that , was one of the first things i tryied ... i was wondering if there is a entry in the registory that could be triggering it .. i have searched for Program files/common but it comes up with loads if stuff ref to the folder common files .

    Still hopeing

    Rich
     
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  7. keenrw

    keenrw Thread Starter

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    I checked the site but still cant find any ref to it , very strainge, its still displaying at every boot .

    Rich
     
  8. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    Click Start > Run and type in sysedit.

    Click OK.

    Click on the autoexec.bat window.

    Copy and paste everything that is there back here. Do the same with the win.ini window and system.ini window.
     
  9. keenrw

    keenrw Thread Starter

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    I get this error when i try sysedit

    Rich
     

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    you have probably already tried this seeing how indepth answers your getting given now but have u looked into
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
    or
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

    shortcut may originate there that would need deleted.
     
  11. pecloe

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    this is really a longshot control panel> folder options> view (scroll down) make sure that "restore previous folder windows at logon" option is not checked
     
  12. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    Click OK and click on the X in the top corner of the first of those three windows to reveal the two underneath.
     
  13. keenrw

    keenrw Thread Starter

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    Hi

    Nothing is on erm .. they are just blank. thanks for all the help in this , it must be some thing silly ?.. apart from that my pc is all ok .

    rich
     
  14. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    They are not blank as you can see them underneath but something is not letting you access them so let's do this differently.

    Go to Start - Run - type in:

    C:\Windows\win.ini


    and click OK

    do the same for

    C:\Windows\system.ini


    Then copy and past their contents here please.
     
  15. keenrw

    keenrw Thread Starter

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    WIN INI

    ; for 16-bit app support
    [fonts]
    [extensions]
    [mci extensions]
    [files]
    [Mail]
    MAPI=1
    [MCI Extensions.BAK]
    aif=MPEGVideo
    aifc=MPEGVideo
    aiff=MPEGVideo
    asf=MPEGVideo2
    asx=MPEGVideo2
    au=MPEGVideo
    m1v=MPEGVideo
    m3u=MPEGVideo2
    mp2=MPEGVideo
    mp2v=MPEGVideo
    mp3=MPEGVideo2
    mpa=MPEGVideo
    mpe=MPEGVideo
    mpeg=MPEGVideo
    mpg=MPEGVideo
    mpv2=MPEGVideo
    snd=MPEGVideo
    wax=MPEGVideo2
    wm=MPEGVideo2
    wma=MPEGVideo2
    wmv=MPEGVideo2
    wmx=MPEGVideo2
    wvx=MPEGVideo2
    wpl=MPEGVideo
    [WinG]
    ProfileMessage=Tower requires WinG to run. WinG is now configuring itself for use on your system. This will take several minutes but you will not see this message again unless you change video modes.
    [programs]
    start.exe=E:\SETUP.EXE
    Setup.now.exe=E:\setup.exe
    zx32.exe=C:\Speccy emulator\ZX Spectrum Emulator\zx32.exe
    [WAOL]
    AppPath=C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0
    SharedPath=C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOLSHARE
    [SYSAN]
    FD4=38254
    [GUI8]
    [SciCalc]
    layout=1
    [GUI9]
    Install=C:\Program Files\ChessBase\ChessProgram9\ChessProgram9.exe
    [ActiveScan]
    ID = {6929F657-FC55-4787-B8C5-2F140DE7BB51}


    SYSTEM.ini
    ; for 16-bit app support
    [drivers]
    wave=mmdrv.dll
    timer=timer.drv
    [mci]
    [driver32]
    [386enh]
    DEVICE=DVA.386
    woafont=app850.FON
    EGA80WOA.FON=EGA80850.FON
    EGA40WOA.FON=EGA40850.FON
    CGA80WOA.FON=CGA80850.FON
    CGA40WOA.FON=CGA40850.FON
    ConservativeSwapFileUsage=0
    LocalLoadHigh=0
    32bitdiskaccess=on
    mintimeslice=10


    Chears
    Rich
     
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