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August 26, 2004 11:14:41 PM

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After updating with Windows home service pack 2, every
time I start up the computer, My Documents is open on the
screen. Any advice?
Anonymous
August 27, 2004 10:47:39 AM

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Hi,

Try this: Control Panel/Folder Options/View tab, uncheck the line "restore
previous folder windows at logon". Click apply/ok, do not reboot yet.

Start/run msconfig, on the general tab select the diagnostic mode. Click
apply/ok and reboot at prompted.

The folder should not show up now. Rerun msconfig, put the system back in
normal mode. Click apply/ok and reboot once more. Does this help?

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"Steve" <blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
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> After updating with Windows home service pack 2, every
> time I start up the computer, My Documents is open on the
> screen. Any advice?
Anonymous
August 28, 2004 1:12:08 PM

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>-----Original Message-----
>Hi,
>
>Try this: Control Panel/Folder Options/View tab, uncheck
the line "restore
>previous folder windows at logon". Click apply/ok, do
not reboot yet.
>
>Start/run msconfig, on the general tab select the
diagnostic mode. Click
>apply/ok and reboot at prompted.
>
>The folder should not show up now. Rerun msconfig, put
the system back in
>normal mode. Click apply/ok and reboot once more. Does
this help?
>
>--
>Best of Luck,
>
>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>
>"Steve" <blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>news:110d01c48bdb$9c818890$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>> After updating with Windows home service pack 2, every
>> time I start up the computer, My Documents is open on
the
>> screen. Any advice?
>
>
Restore previous folder windows at logon was already
unchecked. Any other ideas.
>
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Anonymous
August 28, 2004 5:22:24 PM

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Put a check in it, reboot, then follow the original steps.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

<blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
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>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Hi,
>>
>>Try this: Control Panel/Folder Options/View tab, uncheck
> the line "restore
>>previous folder windows at logon". Click apply/ok, do
> not reboot yet.
>>
>>Start/run msconfig, on the general tab select the
> diagnostic mode. Click
>>apply/ok and reboot at prompted.
>>
>>The folder should not show up now. Rerun msconfig, put
> the system back in
>>normal mode. Click apply/ok and reboot once more. Does
> this help?
>>
>>--
>>Best of Luck,
>>
>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>
>>"Steve" <blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>news:110d01c48bdb$9c818890$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>>> After updating with Windows home service pack 2, every
>>> time I start up the computer, My Documents is open on
> the
>>> screen. Any advice?
>>
>>
> Restore previous folder windows at logon was already
> unchecked. Any other ideas.
>>
Anonymous
August 28, 2004 5:22:25 PM

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>-----Original Message-----
>Put a check in it, reboot, then follow the original
steps.
>
>--
>Best of Luck,
>
>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>
><blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>news:001001c48d19$c46b1f30$a401280a@phx.gbl...
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>Try this: Control Panel/Folder Options/View tab,
uncheck
>> the line "restore
>>>previous folder windows at logon". Click apply/ok, do
>> not reboot yet.
>>>
>>>Start/run msconfig, on the general tab select the
>> diagnostic mode. Click
>>>apply/ok and reboot at prompted.
>>>
>>>The folder should not show up now. Rerun msconfig, put
>> the system back in
>>>normal mode. Click apply/ok and reboot once more. Does
>> this help?
>>>
>>>--
>>>Best of Luck,
>>>
>>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>
>>>"Steve" <blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>>news:110d01c48bdb$9c818890$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>>>> After updating with Windows home service pack 2,
every
>>>> time I start up the computer, My Documents is open on
>> the
>>>> screen. Any advice?
>>>
>>>
>> Restore previous folder windows at logon was already
>> unchecked. Any other ideas.
>>>
>This time I checked the box and followed the steps you
gave, but there was no change. My Documents still opens
at start up.
>
Anonymous
August 28, 2004 9:01:09 PM

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Hi,

Ok, please post the contents of these registry keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg

To do this, start/run regedit, expand the branches to each key (do this one
at a time). Click on the key, then on file/export. Give it any name, then
save to the desktop. Once you have saved all the keys, close the registry
editor. Right-click one of the saved files on the desktop, choose edit, it
should open in notepad. Click edit/select all/edit/copy. Open a response to
this post and click in the message text area. Hit ctrl+v to paste the
contents. Repeat for the other saved keys, then send the post for
examination.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

<blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
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>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Put a check in it, reboot, then follow the original
> steps.
>>
>>--
>>Best of Luck,
>>
>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>
>><blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>news:001001c48d19$c46b1f30$a401280a@phx.gbl...
>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>Hi,
>>>>
>>>>Try this: Control Panel/Folder Options/View tab,
> uncheck
>>> the line "restore
>>>>previous folder windows at logon". Click apply/ok, do
>>> not reboot yet.
>>>>
>>>>Start/run msconfig, on the general tab select the
>>> diagnostic mode. Click
>>>>apply/ok and reboot at prompted.
>>>>
>>>>The folder should not show up now. Rerun msconfig, put
>>> the system back in
>>>>normal mode. Click apply/ok and reboot once more. Does
>>> this help?
>>>>
>>>>--
>>>>Best of Luck,
>>>>
>>>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>
>>>>"Steve" <blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>>>news:110d01c48bdb$9c818890$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>>>>> After updating with Windows home service pack 2,
> every
>>>>> time I start up the computer, My Documents is open on
>>> the
>>>>> screen. Any advice?
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Restore previous folder windows at logon was already
>>> unchecked. Any other ideas.
>>>>
>>This time I checked the box and followed the steps you
> gave, but there was no change. My Documents still opens
> at start up.
>>
Anonymous
August 28, 2004 10:52:37 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

>-----Original Message-----
>Hi,
>
>Ok, please post the contents of these registry keys:
>
>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVers
ion\Run
>HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersi
on\Run
>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared
Tools\MSConfig\startupreg
>
>To do this, start/run regedit, expand the branches to
each key (do this one
>at a time). Click on the key, then on file/export. Give
it any name, then
>save to the desktop. Once you have saved all the keys,
close the registry
>editor. Right-click one of the saved files on the
desktop, choose edit, it
>should open in notepad. Click edit/select all/edit/copy.
Open a response to
>this post and click in the message text area. Hit ctrl+v
to paste the
>contents. Repeat for the other saved keys, then send the
post for
>examination.
>
>--
>Best of Luck,
>
>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>
><blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>news:1f3e01c48d33$87509430$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>Put a check in it, reboot, then follow the original
>> steps.
>>>
>>>--
>>>Best of Luck,
>>>
>>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>
>>><blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>>news:001001c48d19$c46b1f30$a401280a@phx.gbl...
>>>>
>>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>>Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>>Try this: Control Panel/Folder Options/View tab,
>> uncheck
>>>> the line "restore
>>>>>previous folder windows at logon". Click apply/ok, do
>>>> not reboot yet.
>>>>>
>>>>>Start/run msconfig, on the general tab select the
>>>> diagnostic mode. Click
>>>>>apply/ok and reboot at prompted.
>>>>>
>>>>>The folder should not show up now. Rerun msconfig,
put
>>>> the system back in
>>>>>normal mode. Click apply/ok and reboot once more.
Does
>>>> this help?
>>>>>
>>>>>--
>>>>>Best of Luck,
>>>>>
>>>>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>>>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>>>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>>
>>>>>"Steve" <blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>>>>news:110d01c48bdb$9c818890$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>>>>>> After updating with Windows home service pack 2,
>> every
>>>>>> time I start up the computer, My Documents is open
on
>>>> the
>>>>>> screen. Any advice?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Restore previous folder windows at logon was already
>>>> unchecked. Any other ideas.
>>>>>
>>>This time I checked the box and followed the steps you
>> gave, but there was no change. My Documents still
opens
>> at start up.
>>>
>Hi,
It didn't work. I could only manage to get one of the
registry keys pasted in the message at a time. Then when
I clicked "send" it wouldn't send. Possibly it is too
much data to send.
>
>.
>
Anonymous
August 29, 2004 2:05:23 AM

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Hi,

Send them to me via email as attachments, change the subject line to "per
req". The email address used here is valid.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

<blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
news:20cb01c48d6a$dc7a7840$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Hi,
>>
>>Ok, please post the contents of these registry keys:
>>
>>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVers
> ion\Run
>>HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersi
> on\Run
>>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared
> Tools\MSConfig\startupreg
>>
>>To do this, start/run regedit, expand the branches to
> each key (do this one
>>at a time). Click on the key, then on file/export. Give
> it any name, then
>>save to the desktop. Once you have saved all the keys,
> close the registry
>>editor. Right-click one of the saved files on the
> desktop, choose edit, it
>>should open in notepad. Click edit/select all/edit/copy.
> Open a response to
>>this post and click in the message text area. Hit ctrl+v
> to paste the
>>contents. Repeat for the other saved keys, then send the
> post for
>>examination.
>>
>>--
>>Best of Luck,
>>
>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>
>><blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>news:1f3e01c48d33$87509430$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>Put a check in it, reboot, then follow the original
>>> steps.
>>>>
>>>>--
>>>>Best of Luck,
>>>>
>>>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>
>>>><blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>>>news:001001c48d19$c46b1f30$a401280a@phx.gbl...
>>>>>
>>>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>>>Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Try this: Control Panel/Folder Options/View tab,
>>> uncheck
>>>>> the line "restore
>>>>>>previous folder windows at logon". Click apply/ok, do
>>>>> not reboot yet.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Start/run msconfig, on the general tab select the
>>>>> diagnostic mode. Click
>>>>>>apply/ok and reboot at prompted.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The folder should not show up now. Rerun msconfig,
> put
>>>>> the system back in
>>>>>>normal mode. Click apply/ok and reboot once more.
> Does
>>>>> this help?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>--
>>>>>>Best of Luck,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>>>>>>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
>>>>>>Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
>>>>>>www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
>>>>>>Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>>>>>>
>>>>>>"Steve" <blempo@aol.com> wrote in message
>>>>>>news:110d01c48bdb$9c818890$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>>>>>>> After updating with Windows home service pack 2,
>>> every
>>>>>>> time I start up the computer, My Documents is open
> on
>>>>> the
>>>>>>> screen. Any advice?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> Restore previous folder windows at logon was already
>>>>> unchecked. Any other ideas.
>>>>>>
>>>>This time I checked the box and followed the steps you
>>> gave, but there was no change. My Documents still
> opens
>>> at start up.
>>>>
>>Hi,
> It didn't work. I could only manage to get one of the
> registry keys pasted in the message at a time. Then when
> I clicked "send" it wouldn't send. Possibly it is too
> much data to send.
>>
>>.
>>
!