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Unwanted Install at Start up

lejeune asked
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Last Modified: 2013-12-16
When I boot my system, an Installation of MicroSoft Web Mapper starts. I have no idea why. It's not in my Start Up folder. I don't even know how it got there or what the installation file name is. If I let the installation program run and try and install it (so it can be deleted) I get an invalid password.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Run REGEDIT and search for 'run' or 'runonce'. Also you can
found it in win.ini file lines with load= or run=

Might also be in the startup menu.
You want to look in:

Also search your registry for any reference to Web mapper and delete.
WRPV3.ZIP is the Best and easiest Backup/Restore I've Seen. Go To: http://www.webdev.net/orca/system.html Search WRP
if this does not find the culprit I have a very good process for Cleaning the bedevil out of your registry of all unwanted clutter.

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