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jpkelly6

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Hello, and thanks in advance....my problem is that every time i start or restart the computer, I get this window(file opens and just sits there):
C:\Documents and Settings\Jay .......... how can I get the cpu to boot directly to desktop, the way it used to....
 

midnight51

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While your computer is the booting process press the F8 key continuously to bring up a boot menu. Select Safe Mode and allow the system to boot.

When Windows starts click on the start button and go to run. Type: "c:\docume~1\" and then go into your folder named Jay. Next double click the folder that says "Start Menu" > "Programs" > and finally "Startup". Examine what is in this folder and see if anything looks like it might be your problem. If you can't tell document what you see and report back.

Another thing I would like you to do is download the program called AUTORUNS part of the Microsoft Sysinternals software suite. It will examine what is starting up when your computer boots even further. You can download this program here:

http://download.sysinternals.com/Files/Autoruns.zip

When finished downloading extract these files to a folder (anywhere is fine) and run autoruns.exe. When the program loads you will see tabs lined across the top click on the tab labeled LOGON. Go to file>save as> save this file to your desktop then attatch it to your reply as an attatchment via the paperclip icon on the top menu of the textbox.

Best of luck
Josh
 
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