C:\Winnt\system32 folder always shows up!


I don't know what happened but right now everytime i open windows a folder(somekind of explorer) always open with C:\winnt\system32 with all files shown. I check my start ups but i don't see any start up for that.

Any ideas?
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zhazha421Connect With a Mentor Commented:
This startup of c:\winnt\system32 folder  when opening windows NT can be caused by a null, incomplete or damaged entry in the registry.

Verify that all the values in these keys below do not contain any incorrect, incomplete, or null entries (such as "").


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numero9868Author Commented:
I didn't find any C:\winnt\system32  on all of the specified paths for RUN,RUN ONCE... in Current_user or even on Local_Machine.

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This (in addition to old win.ini and system.ini and the startup folder for current user and all users) is the only way this can happen.
besides do NOT search for c:\ just search for \winnt\system32
numero9868Author Commented:
The answer of zhazha is more complete.
zhazha421's answer and link to MS did the trick, now if could only figure out why we have so (15+) on our network that are doing this.  Off regediting I go.
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