Rebooting

Worked!!!  Thanks.  Now another question from a idiot at computers.  Ours is a
Sony with something called Vaio on it.  Everytime I have to reboot the computer
this comes up and I hate it.  Anyway to make it from appearing when I have to
reboot.  Suspending will help not to bring it up but if I have to reboot it will appear.  It takes twice as long to bring up the computer with this and I end up closing it anyway.
flats122399Asked:
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calacucciaCommented:
Hi Flats,

This is a copy and paste from the comment I added in your last question.

For other people, the thanx is for this previous question.

First possibility: this utility is stored in the start-up folder.

To remove it:

 In the Windows Explorer go to c:\windows\Start
Menu\programs\StartUp, if you find the "VAIO" tool, delete it there.
 This folder contains the programs/utilities which are automatically loaded at start-up/boot.

Second possibility: You will have to find some task manager/planner
 for VAIO in which is defined that it should be runned at start-up. If it
 is in the right-bootom task list (next to watch, right-click on the
 icon, and look for Properties/Settings/... and select it, look for a start-up run definition or something alike.
 Unfortunately, I don't know this utility, sio I can't go into more
 details.

                      Good Luck, Calacuccia
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aarieCommented:
At www.winfiles.com you should be able to find an utility called TweakUI...
With this util you should be able to prevent it from starting up (if the vaio tool isn't located in the startup menu).

Arjan.
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bchewCommented:
Flats,

Here are other places to check:

Autoexec.bat, config.sys, win.ini.

Registry keys:
 HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Run and HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/RunService

Remove VAIO from any of these places you find it.

Best of luck,
Bert
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flats122399Author Commented:
First one worked and no Vaio at startup anymore.  Thanks again.  Love this place.  Expert help for us new on computers.
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