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Anonymous
November 6, 2004 8:45:02 PM

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An running Windows XP Home, and every time i start up, the system 32 folder
automatically loads.
Have looked in start up files and everywhere I can think of to look, to see
why? and connot work out why it is automatically coming up.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.
Anonymous
November 6, 2004 11:56:53 PM

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Hi Chriso,

Please see:

System32 Folder Opens When Logging on to Windows
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=170086

Also, start/run msconfig, and see if there is a line that loads /L:ENG. It
comes from a SoundBlaster Audigy driver, and it can cause this problem as
well. If it exists, use the registry fix from MVP Kelly:

Line 260 on the right:
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

It's far easier than mucking about in the registry. The problem can also be
caused by other incorrectly built registry strings. So, if the first two
steps don't help you, could you please export and post the contents of these
keys in the registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

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 both 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 key, 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

"Chriso" <Chriso@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:2F3F0804-C0AB-4388-95A5-4CF7D348C2A0@microsoft.com...
> An running Windows XP Home, and every time i start up, the system 32
> folder
> automatically loads.
> Have looked in start up files and everywhere I can think of to look, to
> see
> why? and connot work out why it is automatically coming up.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
Anonymous
November 24, 2004 7:07:03 PM

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Thanks Rick, extremely helpful.

One Q, if I use registry fix from MVP kelly - will a program like Registry
Healer (which i use) alter this back again?

Cheers,
Chriso.
December 14, 2004 9:49:11 AM

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Try this if you run Soundblaster Audigy 2
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Windows\RUN
Delete the "Audigy" line.


Rick "Nutcase" Rogers wrote:
> Hi Chriso,
>
> Please see:
>
> System32 Folder Opens When Logging on to Windows
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=170086
>
> Also, start/run msconfig, and see if there is a line that loads
/L:ENG. It
> comes from a SoundBlaster Audigy driver, and it can cause this
problem as
> well. If it exists, use the registry fix from MVP Kelly:
>
> Line 260 on the right:
> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>
> It's far easier than mucking about in the registry. The problem can
also be
> caused by other incorrectly built registry strings. So, if the first
two
> steps don't help you, could you please export and post the contents
of these
> keys in the registry:
>
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
>
> 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 both 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 key, 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
>
> "Chriso" <Chriso@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:2F3F0804-C0AB-4388-95A5-4CF7D348C2A0@microsoft.com...
> > An running Windows XP Home, and every time i start up, the system
32
> > folder
> > automatically loads.
> > Have looked in start up files and everywhere I can think of to
look, to
> > see
> > why? and connot work out why it is automatically coming up.
> > Any help would be appreciated.
> > Thanks.
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