command prompt appears then disappears

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I edited the target line. Same problem.
I also ran a search, but all the searches led to the shortcuts only and
when I opened each of those (8 of them), the same thing. Opened then
closed.
??

Byte Wrote:
> Under the Command Prompt Properties, edit it to read as follows:
> Edit the Target line to read:
> %SystemRoot%\System32\cmd.exe
> And the Start in line: C:\
> If this does not correct it, run a search, you should have about three
> copies on your harddrive, the one you are activating may be corrupt.
> You can copy and paste them back and forth for they are all about
> 380kb.
> --
> Some days you're the windshield,
> some days you're the bug.
>
>
> "lakim40" wrote:
> -
>
> I tried both, and neither worked for me. What do try next? Please
> help. I can't connect to my work server because of this.
>
> bumtracks Wrote:-
> try in run line
> cmd /k netstat
> if window doesnt stay open
> update & run your virus scanner
>
>
>
> --
> lakim40--
>
>
> --
> lakim40
>


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    To repair all system files, go to Start/Run, and type: SFC /SCANNOW

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    "lakim40" <lakim40.1r1gdo@pcbanter.net> wrote in message news:lakim40.1r1gdo@pcbanter.net...
    >
    > I edited the target line. Same problem.
    > I also ran a search, but all the searches led to the shortcuts only and
    > when I opened each of those (8 of them), the same thing. Opened then
    > closed.
    > ??
    >
    > Byte Wrote:
    >> Under the Command Prompt Properties, edit it to read as follows:
    >> Edit the Target line to read:
    >> %SystemRoot%\System32\cmd.exe
    >> And the Start in line: C:\
    >> If this does not correct it, run a search, you should have about three
    >> copies on your harddrive, the one you are activating may be corrupt.
    >> You can copy and paste them back and forth for they are all about
    >> 380kb.
    >> --
    >> Some days you're the windshield,
    >> some days you're the bug.
    >>
    >>
    >> "lakim40" wrote:
    >> -
    >>
    >> I tried both, and neither worked for me. What do try next? Please
    >> help. I can't connect to my work server because of this.
    >>
    >> bumtracks Wrote:-
    >> try in run line
    >> cmd /k netstat
    >> if window doesnt stay open
    >> update & run your virus scanner
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> --
    >> lakim40--
    >>
    >>
    >> --
    >> lakim40
    >>
    >
    >
    > --
    > lakim40
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