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unwanted startup items

Last response: in Windows XP
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?

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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.

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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.
March 15, 2003 2:10:28 PM

Perhaps the conversation on this <A HREF="" target="_new">message board</A> will be of some help.


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