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Alas, the utility is no longer free as PC Magazine's library is now subscription only, but I still recommend it. I have inspected system.ini and win.ini, and searched for autoexec.nt. There is nothing in there. Bob October 20, 2004 6:16 AM When I start up windows XP Home Edition the MY DOCUMENTS folder opens automatically.I have my system set up to run multiple users and all

Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support General Discussion » User Name Remember Me? I have used msconfig in both Win98 and WinXP. All 4 WMC services are disabled... NO it is not listed in Start--Programs--Start folder.

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Can you help me - talk me through- the process of locating the 'link' or file - command - registry key that cause this to happen and remove it. Thank you. And there's a bunch of places that start-up tasks get defined; besides your programs-startup folder there are several places in the registry as well. • Many start up tasks are necessary Please click the Ask a Question button, fill in the question form and submit it.

for the record, I have both realsched.exe (Real Audio's annoy-ware) and qttask.exe (Quicktime's equivalent) disabled. Any ideas, Leo ? The system is a laptop with Windows XP Pro installed on it. Any other ideas?

soph November 8, 2004 11:06 AM Hi - I just wanted to say thank you for all the advice. :) Ian February 12, 2005 8:32 AM Hello Leo. Windows Media Center Keeps Opening After installation, reboot and boom! They said I should try and disable msconfig sys startup, which I did but it didn't help. pop over to these guys Vista General Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On

lgold5 ...been done 0 caperjack 875 11 Years Ago ...been done Personally i believe there is spyware /trojan causing the problem ,I would suggest goint ot the security section and posting And if so, what happened after you did the regsvr commands? This article has more: http://ask-leo.com/what_is_svchost_and_why_is_there_more_than_one_copy_running.html Ben November 8, 2005 11:50 PM my xp computer was recently attacked my several viruses...i was not able to totally clean it up with norton's...i then With thanks for your time and help, Keith Harris Australia Cat July 16, 2008 6:23 AM I've just installed service pack 3 on my windowsXP machine and now the 'my documents'

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Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/threads/12841/windows-media-player-starts-automatically-when-windows-starts Perhaps that will give some indication of what is trying to launch it it it tries to launch it when it isn't there. "The Machine Stops", by E. How To Stop Windows Media Center From Starting Automatically Click OK. Disable Windows Media Center Vista account administration Windows Media Center How to make aux input show up in media centerI just bought a WinTV-PVR 150.

Do you know if there is indeed a dll file that prevents music playback breakup when disk access is increased? Then go to the last tab and uncheck it from your start up. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Any help on this would be great! -freakout00 Back to top #4 Grinler Grinler Lawrence Abrams Topic Starter Admin 42,745 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:USA Local time:09:25 PM Posted 28 June

It did find something. Any other suggestions would be appreciated. 0 Discussion Starter lgold5 12 Years Ago Try this: Go to your Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services. Click OK. ...you can apply these settings to all folders here - you will need to click that option, then go back and check startup for media files. 0 caperjack 875 Your other symptoms feel like spyware.

Reply KARTHEEBAN S January 26, 2015 at 9:04 am llo! Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Thats all there is too it.

simply press ctrl + alt + delete and end every task it allows you to end except explorer.exe (thats ur windows basicaly) that does the trick.

Leo February 12, 2005 10:22 AM It depends on what it's asking for or attempting to install. You should now be looking at a dialog like this: Click on Edit to edit the startup options file (aka boot.ini) manually. UltraVNC FAQ SC Client Creator / Offline Compiler UltraVNC 1.0.9.6.1 (built 20110518)OS Win: xp home + vista business + 7 homeonly experienced user, not developer redge Super-Mod Posts: 6815Joined: 2004-07-03 It is not available in Win2k and Win95, though.

In Windows XP removing boot choices is as simple as editing a hidden configuration file. And I'll look at how to identify the tasks running on your machine in a future post. My *guess* based on zero additional information, though, is that it's next most commonly a firewall issue. I've fixed a similar issue where a bad driver was making the PC think that the "play music" button was being pushed.

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