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 Unwanted Items on DSL Start-up Forum How do I delete unwanted items in my toolbar - added with my asking Forum How remove unwanted items from Systray? Forum SolvedStartup items not in Startup tab of Task Manager Forum Unwanted startup Forum Unwanted warnings at startup Forum Unwanted startup of Windows Explorer Forum Unwanted startup messages Forum Unwanted automatic IE startup Forum Unwanted window opening during start-up Forum Editing registry to remove unwanted prog from startup Forum Outlook Express unwanted startup Forum unwanted program appearing during start-up Forum Unwanted folder displayed at startup Forum Unwanted Startup Forum Unwanted STARTUP options with XP Professional Forum Unwanted program loads at startup Forum Startup Items - Can they be deleted Forum Is 293 startup items unusual? Forum User startup items Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !