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C:\Program Files\Common

macromp

the retarded one
#1
this folder opens everytime i start up the computer, it has a folder calle 'bin' in it, any idea how to stop it loading up everytime?
 
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Lee

Guest
#2
check to see if it is in your startup items.

run>start>msconfig>startup--- check (checked boxes) uncheck as appropriate.
 

Evil Marge

I Rule
Political User
#3
I was just gonna make a thread about the same problem,when I start the pc My Documents always opens up.
I've looked in msconfig-startup but it isn't mentioned :confused:
 
#4
There's an option in in windows explorer. Tools>Folder options...>View>Restore previous folder windows at logon.

Not 100% if this is it, but I think thats what I did to stop it when mine was doing it.
 

macromp

the retarded one
#6
tried the msconfig thing and couldn't see it mentioned (although there are 2 boxes ticked, but no text beside them showing what it is)
and the 'restore previous windows' wasn't ticked...
 

American Zombie

Administrator
Staff member
Political User
#13
Go to this key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows then in the right pane see if it is listed under load.
I will mention that DlDer Trojan can cause this too but I don't think it is the case this time.
 

Evil Marge

I Rule
Political User
#14
i finally stopped it :D

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon. In the right pane under Userinit, Change the key that reads: C:\Windows\System32\Userinit.exe,C:\Windows\System32\Userinit.exe To: C:\Windows\System32\Userinit.exe,
 

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