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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by sheilawaddingham, Feb 10, 2013.

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  1. sheilawaddingham

    sheilawaddingham Thread Starter

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    Every time I start my computer the following is displayed 'Sonic Activation Module' which refers to a CD-ROM or other removable disk. How do I get rid of this
     
  2. rainforest123

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    Does your computer stop at that point, or can you boot into W7,

    Please:
    run this forum's sys info utility; paste the results in a reply at this thread
    http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Valuable_links

    Which brand model & model # computer have you?
    Which brand model & model # motherboard in your computer; cpu, ram, power supply, hard disk drive [ HDD ], optical drive [ CD, DVD, Blue Ray, other ]?

    When did the problem begin? Sometimes the exact date is important.

    What changed? A hardware or software install or removal; update to W7 [ check the update history ], a program [ anti malware or other ]?

    At what point during the startup [ boot ] process does this msg appear? As soon as you 1st turn on your computer, what's the first thing displayed? What's the next thing? Continue with a description until the W7 log in screen or the Desktop appear, or the boot process stops.

    RF123
     
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