unwanted startup items Tags: Windows Explorer Computers Boot Windows XP Last response: March 15, 2003 2:10 PM in Windows XP Share folken March 13, 2003 9:52:20 PM All of a sudden my computer has started bringing up windows explorer and C:\Program Files\COMMON when I boot up. I know how to stop programs from coming up on boot up but where do I go for files being brought up? More about : unwanted startup items Rob423 March 13, 2003 10:13:44 PM Go to Run, and type MSCONFIG on the next window, click the Startup tab, at the right side... and if it's there, uncheck it and any unwanted start up programs. RIG Asus A7N8X Deluxe 80gb Maxtor Lian-Li PC-60 Lite-On 52X AMD XP2800+ LeadTek GeForce 4 Ti4200 w/vivo 128mb 8x Hitachi CML174 1 GB Corsair XMS PC3200 Cas2 folken March 14, 2003 11:16:45 PM that worked for one of them somehow but I still get windows explorter coming up at startup. there isn't anything there to take that off. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Toejam31 March 15, 2003 2:10:28 PM Perhaps the conversation on this <A HREF="http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/WinXP..." target="_new">message board</A> will be of some help. Toey <font color=red>First Rig:</font color=red> <A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/mysystemrig.html?rigid=17935" target="_new"><font color=green>Toejam31's Devastating Dalek Destroyer</font color=green></A> <font color=red>Second Rig:</font color=red> <A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/mysystemrig.html?rigid=15942" target="_new"><font color=green>Toey's Dynamite DDR Duron</font color=green></A> ________________________________________ <A HREF="http://www.btvillarin.com/phpBB/index.php" target="_new"><b><font color=purple>BTVILLARIN.com</font color=purple></b></A> - <i><font color=orange>A better place to be</font color=orange></i>. :wink: Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUnwanted startup messages ForumOutlook Express unwanted startup ForumUnwanted program loads at startup ForumUnwanted Items on DSL Start-up ForumUnwanted startup ForumGot an msconfig question about startup items ForumHow remove unwanted items from Systray? ForumEditing registry to remove unwanted prog from startup ForumRemoving items from right click menu ForumStart up items Forumhow to remove not start up items in system configuration ForumHow to remove items from the system tray ForumUnwanted folder displayed at startup ForumUnwanted STARTUP options with XP Professional ForumSlow startup to go for logon screen ForumMaintenance Items and Performance ForumWindows7 startup slow.... ForumGetting past administrative password ForumPLEASEEE!! help w/ startup prob. ForumHow to remove program from startup More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !